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Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Examining the representation of women in the spaces of the railway in literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, this book explores the extraordinary and unprecedented ... More


Introduction

Anna Despotopoulou

in Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction compares the train and railway station to other public spaces in which women roamed freely in the Victorian period, arguing that the train, a semi-public/private space, was an ... More


Railway Space and Time

Anna Despotopoulou

in Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 4 considers the ways in which, in this period of industrialization and urbanization, the railway contributed to the construction of a new social and spatial experience which resulted in ... More


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