Project Category: Spoken Word

Lytton Strachey on Florence Nightingale

Lytton Strachey on Florence Nightingale

' Miss Nightingale arrived at Scutari—a suburb of Constantinople, on the Asiatic side of the Bosphorus—on November 4th, 1854; it was ten days after the battle of Balaclava, and the day before the battle of Inkerman.'

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

“My own sex, I hope, will excuse me, if I treat them like rational creatures, instead of flattering their fascinating graces, and viewing them as if they were in a state of perpetual childhood, unable to stand alone.”
― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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