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Mending Fences; or, What the Public Saw

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the same time that ministerial misconduct exposed the flaws in separate spheres ideology, the accounts of two dozen clergymen’s trials disclose the ways they worked to repair and reinforce the ... More


Gone Astray; or, What the Public Feared

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gender ideology of separate spheres that emerged in nineteenth-century America prescribed public roles for men and private roles for women while, at the same time, asking clergy and women to ... More


“Male and Female He Created Them” (Genesis 1:27): Interpreting Gender after Darwin

Stephen C. Barton

in Reading Genesis after Darwin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383355
eISBN:
9780199870561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

Beginning with Darwin's almost religious awe at the wonder of natural selection, this chapter moves to an account of the ambiguous legacy of Darwin's views on gender, including the support they ... More


The Unitarian Universe

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a culture of contradictions where religiously liberal people tend to be socially conservative, where the pulpits' descriptions of truth conflict with the daily reality known in ... More


THE SEXUAL POLITICS OF VICTORIAN MUSICAL AESTHETICS

Derek B. Scott

in FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151961
eISBN:
9780199870394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A sexual division of musical composition emerged in 19th-century Britain: during that period, metaphors of masculinity and femininity solidified into truths about musical style. Contemporary social ... More


Conclusion

K. D. Reynolds

in Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By examining the lives of aristocratic women during the first forty years of Victoria's reign, this book proposes a reading of aristocratic political society which does not rest on a notion of ... More


The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Megan Smitley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Middle-class women made use the informal power structures of Victorian and Edwardian associationalism in order to participate actively as citizens. This investigation of women's role in civic life ... More


The Language of Oeconomy

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explore the concepts which shaped contemporaries’ understanding of men's relationship with the house and household. Focusing on printed works, it establishes the discourse of ‘oeconomy’ ... More


Claiming Justice: Suffragists, Gender Justice Constitutionalism, and Pursuit of National Transformation

Elizabeth Beaumont

in The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 5 turns to an era slighted by many constitutional studies: the suffrage movement and its national reconstruction project. Suffragists reinterpreted essential elements of fundamental law ... More


Domesticity and Motherhood

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

This chapter compares the Chikhachevs’ gendered roles at home to Andrei’s journalism about “the importance of the mistress [khoziaika] of the house,“ examining the interplay between rhetoric and ... More


The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Tricia Lootens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book challenges familiar accounts of the figure of the nineteenth-century Poetess, offering new readings of Poetess performance and criticism. In performing the Poetry of Woman, the mythic ... More


Introduction: Slaves, Spheres, Poetess Poetics

Tricia Lootens

in The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the performance of the Political Poetess and its mythic, absolute identification with “separate spheres.” It explores the connection between “Political Poetess” and “Black Poetess” ... More


Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

K. D. Reynolds

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of gender and power in Victorian Britain. It examines the contribution made by women to the public culture of the British aristocracy in the 19th century. It challenges the view that ... More


Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More


Conclusion

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter argues that notions of Georgian parenthood and the expectations held about parents’ roles did not originate in Evangelical revival, in the reconfiguration of the middle‐classes, or the ... More


Suspending Spheres, Suspending Disbelief: Hegel’s Antigone, Craik’s Crimea, Woolf’s <i>Three Guineas</i>

Tricia Lootens

in The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the capacity of suspended spheres to help figure otherwise mysterious acts of political, intellectual, historical denial. Building on Bonnie Honig's critique of current ... More


Providers: An Exploration of Gender Ideology in the 1930s

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses gender ideology in the 1930s, specifically during the Great Depression. The common thought was that work and the home were “separate spheres,” but this chapter argues that the ... More


Gender and the Public/Private Dichotomy in American Revolutionary Thought

Ruth H. Bloch

in Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234055
eISBN:
9780520936478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234055.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the relationship of the Revolution to changes in feminine ideals and views of woman's role in society. It also explains the several alternative ways that ... More


Raising “Our Girls”

Tracy A. Thomas

in Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s feminist views on maternal custody and parenting. She advocated granting legal rights of child custody to mothers in the event of separation or ... More


Cultural Foundations of Moral Imagination

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces several key movements, including separate spheres gender ideology, the Cult of True Womanhood, and the ideology of romantic love, through which Protestant conceptions of morality ... More


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