The right to live equally well as a man

Cécile Frenkel-de Jong van Beek en Donk

In 1897, a Dutch feminist best-seller was released: 'Hilda van Suylenburg' by C. Goedkoop-de Jong van Beek en Donk. It was a tendentious novel which shocked the nation. In 1919, the book went in its eighth edition.

In 1984 a new edition was published by Feminist Publishing House Sara, and the book was quickly rediscovered by feminist historians in the years thereafter. The book contains a systematical and passionate account in favor of women’s lib.
 

Hilda van Suylenburg door C.Goedkoop-de Jong van Beek en Donk
Hilda van Suylenburg door C.Goedkoop-de Jong van Beek en Donk, by IAV -collectie

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