Elizabeth Robins

Plays by Elizabeth Robins

Votes for Women

Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

1907. England. Jean, a young and somewhat ignorant woman, is engaged to the politician Stonor, who is up for election for Cabinet Minister. At her aunt Lady John's house, she meets the beautiful and mysterious Miss Levering, an independent lady who has lived through a great deal in her past and is now fighting for women's rights. When Jean hears Miss Levering talk about the horrible situation of young, poor and homeless women in England, she is shocked. Slowly she gets interested in the suffragette's movement, something her fiancé did not expect to be so strong. But then Jean learns that Stonor's annoyance about her involvment in the matter and her interest in Miss Levering has other reasons that dive into his past.

Elizabeth Robins (August 6, 1862 – May 8, 1952) was an actress, playwright, novelist and suffragette. She also wrote as C. E. Raimond.