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Women, Literature, and National Brotherhood

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores travel literature that illustrates Gabriela Mistral's Poema de Chile. La historia oficial bears witness to the current emergence of new female political and historical subjects ... 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


Women’s Education

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/9780813062846.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that the plasticity of discourses about modernity meant that both those who favored women’s full access to higher education and those who wanted more modest improvements that did ... More


New Technologies, New Work

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/9780813062846.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that towards the end of the nineteenth century in Spanish America the acceleration of technological innovation and the development of a middle class created new opportunities for ... More


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