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Ellice Hopkins (1836 - 1904) was a British social activist who campaigned against sexual double standards in Victorian society. Schreiner met her in connection with the ‘Hinton circle’, with Hopkins having earlier edited a life and letters of James Hinton.
For further information see:
Ellice Hopkins (1878) Life and Letters of James Hinton London: Kegan Paul
Sue Morgan (1999) A Passion for Purity: Ellice Hopkins and the Politics of Gender in the late-Victorian Church Bristol: University of Bristol
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