For her any socialism had to strike at all kinds of oppression and involve both sexes on a equal footing.
Review Sunday Times, ‘This book takes you to a time when hastily written pamphlets had an outside chance to changing the world: a time when the Reading Rooms of the British Museum was one of the hubs of the intellectual universe.’
You have to love someone who said - 'Who is the fiend who invented house-keeping? I hope his invention may plague him in another world.'
BOOK. Eleanor Marx: A Life by Rachel Holmes
Eleanor Marx Aveling (16 January 1855 – 31 March 1898), also known as Jenny Julia Eleanor "Tussy" Marx , was the English-born youngest daughter of Karl Marx. She was herself a socialist activist, who sometimes worked as a literary translator. In March 1898, after discovering that her partner and prominent British Marxist, Edward Aveling, had secretly married a young actress in June the previous year, she committed suicide by poison. She was 43.