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Métier de Femme: New Woman Fiction

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes several novels written by women. These include Hannah Lynch's Autobiography of a Child, Katherine Cecil Thurston's Max, and Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins.


Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

John Wilson Foster

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Studies of Irish fiction are still scanty in contrast to studies of Irish poetry and drama. This book attempts to fill a large critical vacancy and surveys popular and minor fiction (mainly novels) ... More


Fin de Siècle: New Women, Art, and Decadence

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes depictions of the New Woman in various Irish novels. Topics covered include ‘The Undefinable: A Fantasia’ by Sarah Grand, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, and novelist ... More


Grania and her Sisters: New Women Abroad and at Home

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 1880s and 1890s were the years of the new-woman movement in literature. In any list of the most important half dozen new-woman novelists three women with Irish connections, Sarah Grand, Iota (Mrs ... More


Hysterical Citizenship in Grand's: The Heavenly Twins

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Sarah Grand's landmark New Woman novel The Heavenly Twins attacked the social and political structures that endangered middle-class women's physical health toward the end of the nineteenth century. ... More


Childhood, Sexuality, and the Novel

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines novels in England during the 19th century which dealt with the physiological transformations of female puberty. These include Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls by Juliana Ewing, ... More


. 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


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