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Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The story of translating François Poullain de la Barre into English is not long, although it is not without its complexities. This is perhaps the first time that On the Education of Ladies and On the ... More


‘Tricks of Aspect and the Varied Gifts of Daylight’: Representations of Books and Reading in Interwar Women’s Periodicals

Claire Battershill

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores representations of books and readers in a variety of interwar periodicals. As Elizabeth Dickens suggests, in the interwar period, the book trade and the periodical press ‘often ... More


Clemence Dane’s Literary Criticism for <i>Good Housekeeping</i>: Cultivating a ‘Small, Comical, Lovable, Eternal Public’ of Book Lovers

Stella Deen

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter situates Clemence Dane’s literary criticism for Good Housekeeping within the context of interwar women’s literary journalism and discusses her program for the cultural, social, and civic ... More


Housekeeping, Citizenship, and Nationhood in <i>Good Housekeeping</i> and <i>Modern Home</i>

Alice Wood

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter interrogates the framing of women as citizens through domestic work in two interwar service magazines: Modern Home and Good Housekeeping. It examines their treatment of housekeeping as a ... More


Vittoria Colonna's Plaint of the Marchesa DI Pescara On the Passion of Christ

in Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226113982
eISBN:
9780226113975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113975.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A meditation on Christ's Passion, Vittoria Colonna's Plaint or prose lament was composed between 1539 and 1542, and probably originally as a letter to Ochino since there are first-person addresses in ... More


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