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 A Mother Tongue in the Fatherland: Transforming a Jewish Community into a Hebrew Yishuv

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter begins with the centrality of the Hebrew language in the creation of the Yishuv's culture. Aside from the goal of establishing linguistic unity in a multilingual reality, the language ... More


Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Kimberly Lamm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyses how three artists – Adrian Piper, Nancy Spero, and Mary Kelly – worked with the visual dimensions of language in the 1960s and 1970s. These artists used text and images of writing ... More


Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

De Ritter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Imagining Women Readers reassesses the cultural significance of women's reading in the period 1789-1820. While much attention has been paid to the moral panic provoked by novel-reading during this ... More


She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Hannah Priest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This edited collection explores the figure of the female werewolf in art, folklore, history, film, literature and gaming culture. Female werewolves are less prevalent in mythology and popular culture ... More


Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Tim Allender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines how the identities of women and girls in colonial India were shaped by interaction with each other, a masculine raj and feminist and non-feminist philanthropists situated mostly ... More


Introduction

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the changing public policies concerning intimate partner violence (commonly called domestic violence) in heterosexual relationships through the lens of shifting gender roles in New ... More


Insanity and white femininity: women in the public asylums, 1860s–1900s

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that ethnicity found expression through gender in the patient case records, and it uses the tool of gender to explore the function and representation of ethnicity, at the same ... More


Dancer, Doctor, Maiden, Mother: Tanaka Kinuyo’s Early Star Image

Lauri Kitsnik

in Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474409698
eISBN:
9781474444637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409698.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter examines Tanaka’s early career as an actress in the 1930s and her star persona in terms of acting style and roles played within the Japanese studio system. The notion of ‘idiogest’ is ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Moroccan Women’s Auto/Biography and Testimony

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The conclusion highlights the ways in which a transdisciplinary interpretative lens in Revisionary Narratives allows for connecting the specific devices women use to produce auto/biography to larger ... More


‘She had never been a woman’: Second Wave Feminism, Femininity and Transgender in Angela Carter’s The Passion of New Eve (1977)

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on a novel by a writer whose reputation as one of the most innovative and influential authors of the late twentieth century is firmly established. The centrality of Angela ... More


Two Beings/One Body: Intersex Lives and Transsexual Narratives in Man into Woman (1931) and David Ebershoff’s The Danish Girl (2000)

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines David Ebershoff’s novel The Danish Girl, a historical fiction based on the life of Lili Elbe (1882–1931), reputed to be one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment ... More


The Ideal Woman?: The “Zweig-Style Female Figures” in Post-Mao China

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Zweig’s female protagonists have become famous in China as the “Zweig-style female figures” (Ciweige shi de nüxing xingxiang). Chapter Five asks what role the portrayal of femininity has played in ... More


‘The Factory in a Garden’/‘The Garden in a Factory’

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Industrialists exploited the powerful cultural, symbolic and metaphorical meanings of gardens and parks to ‘engineer’ particular feelings, ideas, modes of behaviour and well-being amongst employees ... More


Suzanne Lenglen: Liberated Woman, French Revolutionary, or Both?

Nancy E. Spencer

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the athletic career of French tennis star, Suzanne Lenglen, who participated during the Golden Age of sports in the 1920s. Lenglen was one of the first female athletes to ... More


Situating Starbuck: Combative Femininity, Figurative Masculinity, and the Snap

Ewan Kirkland

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Ewan Kirkland’s “Situating Starbuck: Combative Femininity, Figurative Masculinity, and the Snap” studies the action heroine in the reimagined Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009) television series. He ... More


From Kathoey Exposés to Gay Advice Column: The Evolution of Uncle Go Paknam in Plaek

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the origins of Uncle Go’s gay and lesbian advice columns in a series of interviews with male-to-female transgender kathoeys published in Plaek in 1975 and 1976 in a series titled ... More


Uncle Go’s Columns in the Context of Thai Sexual Culture

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter summarises anthropological studies of Thai culture that provide a framework for understanding attitudes to sex, gender and sexuality reflected in the letters from gay men, lesbians and ... More


Class and Gender Differences in Thai Gay Culture: Uncle Go’s Diverse Responses to His Gay Correspondents

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details differences in the forms of sexual culture between groups of middle class and working class. Systematic differences in Uncle Go’s advice to different gay correspondents are ... More


Uncle Go’s Liberal Conservatism

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the contrasting mix of liberalism and conservatism reflected in Uncle Go’s replies to his gay and lesbian correspondents. Uncle Go’s idiosyncratic theory of homosexuality, in ... More


Sexing the X

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Focusing on “X mosaicism” theories of female biology, health, and behavior, this chapter examines the longstanding and infrequently questioned association of the X with femaleness. Drawing strongly ... More


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