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Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Lee Skinner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850–1910, proposes that in the nineteenth century, discourses of modernity shaped ideas about gender and especially about the status of women ... More


Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television

Christopher Pullen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748694846
eISBN:
9781474418485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694846.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exploring the archetypal representation of the straight girl with the queer guy in film and television culture from 1948 to the present day, Straight Girls and Queer Guys considers the process of the ... More


Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Susan Fraiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Domesticity gets a bad rap. We associate it with stasis, bourgeois accumulation, banality, and conservative family values. Yet in Extreme Domesticity, Susan Fraiman reminds us that keeping house is ... More


Strengthening the Bonds of Fellowship: The Domestic and Public Lives of Quaker Women

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 6 considers the impact of western movement on northern Virginia's Quaker women. Migration disrupted economic bonds forged by Quaker merchants and farmers and produced a growing gender ... More


To Form an Enviable Marriage

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Before the Civil War, courting couples in Kentucky, western Virginia, and Appalachian Virginia increasingly stated their desire to build marriages based on affection, love, and mutual happiness. They ... More


Introduction

William W. J. Knox

in Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800–1980

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624096
eISBN:
9780748672264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624096.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Examines the life of Jane Welsh Carlyle and the domestic lives of middle-class women, as well detailing what it was like to live in the shadow of genius.


From Happy Individuals to Universal Sisterhood: Affective Reforms in All Sorts and Conditions of Men and Children of Gibeon

Vicky Cheng and Haejoo Kim

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This essay traces the shifting frameworks of affective reform proposed by Walter Besant in two of his novels about the East End, All Sorts and Conditions of Men (1882) and Children of Gibeon (1886). ... More


Fragmentary Aesthetics: Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill in the Canadian Bush

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Three focusses on the semi-autobiographical accounts of settlement by Susanna Moodie and her sister, Catharine Parr Traill. It argues that the sketch form as practised by Moodie in Roughing ... More


Emigration Paintings: Visual Texts and Mobility

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Four looks at representations of emigration in narrative paintings. The chapter explores how even in the visual realm, emigration is rendered into its textual components. It focusses in ... More


Reasserting work, space and gender boundaries at the end of the Second World War

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter considers the civilian world into which the Q.A.s returned at the end of the war and explores the options they faced. It begins with the immediate aftermath of war and the opportunities ... More


Documenting

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the urge to document, to bear witness and to find strategies to make sense of war in writing of the 1940s. It considers the difficulties experienced by writers silenced by the ... More


Autonomy in the Kitchen?: Food Films and Postfeminism

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considers instead the relationship between women and food, in professional and domestic environments. Cooking is presented as a way for women to assert themselves and their independence, while at the ... More


Constructions of Domesticity

Lee Skinner

in Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062846
eISBN:
9780813051796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062846.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter argues that discourses of domesticity were connected to modernizing ideals, resistance to social change, and conflicts over gender and family roles, and these meanings often existed ... More


Generations

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Chapter 7 looks ahead into the nineteenth century, when Jules married Sophie and Rosalie became a grandmother. It shows the ways Rosalie adjusted to a post-revolutionary world. She developed ... More


“In Silence and in Shadow”

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

The conclusion asks whether Rosalie had a Revolution. As she excluded the Revolution from her writing, she seems to have erased the event from her life as if it had never happened. This chapter ... More


‘What do you think makes a bad dad?’ Shane Meadows and Fatherhood

Martin Fradley

Seán Kingston (ed.)

in Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Shane Meadows is best known for his androcentric perspective on the array of social problems facing the erstwhile industrial communities of the Midlands; this essay, however, focuses attention on the ... More


Home

Wendy Parkins

in Jane Morris: The Burden of History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641277
eISBN:
9780748684403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641277.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

From contemporary observations in the nineteenth century to the scholarly and biographical traditions surrounding Morris and Rossetti in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Jane Morris’s role ... More


Interior Matters: Secrecy and Hunger in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Bliss’

Polly Dickson

in Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This article offers a reading of Katherine Mansfield’s short story ‘Bliss’ alongside Maud Ellman’s psychoanalytical readings of hunger and Sara Ahmed’s ‘queer phenomenology’. It suggests that in ... More


At the heart of the party? The women’s Conservative organisation in the age of partial suffrage, 1914–28

David Thackeray

in Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s To the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994389
eISBN:
9781526132383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994389.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Conservative party women’s organisation, established in 1918, rapidly attracted a significantly larger membership than its Labour or Liberal rivals. Nonetheless, women remained woefully ... More


Falling away from the Church? Negotiating religious selfhoods in post-1945 England

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While recent commemorative histories mythologise fervent devotion to the faith as a distinctive attribute of the post-war migrant experience, catholic observers at the time feared migrants were ... More


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