Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
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Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (August 31, 1844 – January 28, 1911), born Mary Gray Phelps, was an American author and an early advocate of clothing reform for women, urging them to burn their corsets.
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- to fashion silence into words
- From The Poet and the Poem in Songs of the Silent World, Houghton & Grifffin, Boston, USA 1884 kindle ebook ASIN B004TPPDY0
- Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her.
- The Study of Avis (1877)