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. Doing It for Her Self Sin yŏsŏng (New Women) in Korea

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The phenomenon of the New Women (sin yosong) in the 1920s and 1930s marked a significant milestone showing Korea's progress to modernity that began in the late nineteenth century. The discourse on ... More


To See and Be Seen (1918–1927)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 presents Kim Iryŏp’s activities as a new woman in comparison with two other new women, Na Hyesŏk and Kim Myŏngsun. The chapter also places the Korean New Women with the Japanese New Women ... More


Affiliation, Cultural Roles, and Women's Depression: Miller

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an excerpt from Jean Baker Miller's Toward a New Psychology of Women, first published in 1976. The book was a key text for the feminist of the 1970s. It ushered in what has come ... More


The New Woman and World History

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to trace the experiences of American New Women missionaries who went to China during the early twentieth century in order to uplift and ... More


United States Internationalism and Chinese Modernity

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes up the rising tide of internationalism in the United States during the 1910s and examines how a new generation of New Women, who entertained the international spirit buoyed by ... More


Divergent Paths of Historical Progress

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, American New Women became more aware of the widening psychological gap between them and their Chinese counterparts. This chapter explores the transformation ... More


Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Motoe Sasaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early twentieth century, a good number of college-educated Protestant American women went abroad by taking up missionary careers in teaching, nursing, and medicine. Most often, their ... More


Between Light and Darkness (1896–1920)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 1 deals with Kim Iryŏp’s childhood and young adult life. Iryŏp was a daughter of a Christian pastor and his wife. She was raised as a faithful Christian, envisioning her future as a Christian ... More


Concetta Scaravaglione, Italian-American Sculptor

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Concetta Scaravaglione was a critically acclaimed American sculptor. Among the awards and grants she received were major commissions from the Federal Art Project in the 1930s, a grant from the ... More


Awash in the Storm of National Revolution

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the aftermath of the collapse of the Wilsonian moment and its uneven and gendered effects on American New Women missionaries' enterprises in the Nationalist Revolution period ... More


Imagining the Beloved: The New (Jewish) Woman

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence of the “New Woman” in Jewish society and culture at the beginning of the twentieth century, and examines the ways in which women, especially the figures of ... More


Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Jin Y. Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

How and why do women engage with Buddhist philosophy? This is the fundamental question that Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp proposes to answer through discussions of Kim ... More


Frauenemancipation and Beyond: The Use of the Concept of Emancipation by Early European Feminists

Bonnie S. Anderson

in Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the terms “slavery” and “emancipation” resonated in the minds of women's rights advocates in France and Germany. Although France had direct association with African ... More


1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Nicholas Freeman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Oscar Wilde's disastrous libel suit against the Marquess of Queensberry dominated British newspapers during the spring of 1895. This book shows that the Wilde scandal was just one of many events to ... More


Science as the Key to Modern Progress

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the notion of modern science brought to China by American New Women missionaries in the form of medicine and nursing generated concrete responses from their Chinese ... More


Lost in the Paradigm of World History

Motoe Sasaki

in Redemption and Revolution: American and Chinese New Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780801451393
eISBN:
9781501706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451393.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the eventual repatriation of American New Women missionaries. After they returned to the United States, many of them felt lost in their own country. There was also a profound ... More


Sense and Nonsense of Revolt (1924–1927)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 discusses the philosophical foundation of the New Women’s theory of chastity by exploring Swedish feminist Ellen Key (1849–1926). Key was one of the major sources of influence for the New ... More


Introduction by Sophia Kim Translation by Hijoo Son

Mun Ilp’yŏng

in Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter narrates the account of Mun Ilpʻyŏng, a historian, teacher, journalist, and one of the few male writers to address women's issues for a primarily male intellectual readership during the ... More


Last Words

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The arguments of the book are summarized. Darwin’s sources and intellectual concepts, and the social, cultural and institutional contingencies that shaped the making of sexual selection are reviewed. ... More


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