"Certainly for [Nell] Shipman, in her films as well as in her own life, creative achievement, economic independence, social mobility, and sexual equality were central to the vision of contemporary womanhood that underlies all her narratives and portrayals of women and male-female relationships."
-- Kay Armatage
Armatage, Kay. The Girl from God's Country: Nell Shipman and the Silent Cinema. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. (p. 231)