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Women’s Magazines: The Pursuit of Pleasure and Politics

Maggie Andrews and Fan Carter

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter charts the development of the women’s magazine market in the twentieth century. It argues that while commercial magazines are principally leisure purchases shaped by the expectations of ... More


Beauty Advertising and Advice in the Queen and Woman

Michelle J. Smith

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Michelle J. Smith explores the ‘visually spectacular’ advertisements for cosmetics that appeared in late Victorian women’s periodicals (p. 218). Focusing specifically on the Queen ... More


Intergenerational Collaboration and Conflict: Women’s Periodicals at the Fin de Siècle

Alexis Easley

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines conflicts between different generations of women in the late decades of the nineteenth century as played out in the popular press, including the burgeoning market for women’s ... More


Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Alexis Easley, Clare Gill, and Beth Rodgers (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This collection of new essays offers in-depth analysis of the multi-faceted relationship between women, periodicals and print culture in Victorian Britain. This period witnessed the proliferation of ... 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


The Economics of Press and Periodical Production

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474424882
eISBN:
9781399502177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter assesses the interplay of technological innovation and market forces on the development of press and periodical publishing in nineteenth-century Great Britain. It gives due consideration ... More


Cultural Agents and Contexts: The Professionalisation of Journalism

Joanne Shattock

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474424882
eISBN:
9781399502177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the rise of journalism as a profession in the nineteenth century and the changing attitudes both to journalists and journalism as the newspaper and periodical press evolved over ... More


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