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Nobody’s Credit: Fiction, Gender, and Authorial Property in the Career of Charlotte Lennox

Catherine Gallagher

in Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the political and economic transformation of Charlotte Lennox in the mid-eighteenth century. It examines her reformation at the discursive intersection of several key terms ... More


Stowe's Truths: Privacy, Privation, and The Mob

Katherine Adams

in Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing, 1840-1890

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336801
eISBN:
9780199868360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336801.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines mid-19th-century U.S. privacy discourse in its dystopian aspect, where privacy is a force that threatens to invade the ... More


Charlotte (“Minna”) Brandes and the Beautiful Dead

Matthew Head

in Sovereign Feminine: Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273849
eISBN:
9780520954762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273849.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Women composed and published music far more freely in the late eighteenth century than would have been predicted by the now conventional prohibition hypothesis, that is, the idea they were “not ... More


Introduction: Onna Monogatari

Irene González-López and Michael Smith

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/9781474409698.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction presents an overview of Tanaka’s life and career vis-a-vis the history of twentieth-century Japan, emphasising how women participated in and were affected by legal, political and ... More


Conclusion

Robin Roberts

in Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815569
eISBN:
9781496815606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815569.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The conclusion provides an overview of the analysis of individual texts and explains their connections. The continuation of the tradition appears in a brief discussion of the female ghost in Natashia ... More


Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book, like its twin volume Female Agency and Documentary Strategies, centres on pressing issue in relation to female authorship in contemporary documentary practice. Addressing the politics of ... More


Afterword

Hero Chalmers

in Royalist Women Writers, 1650-1689

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273270
eISBN:
9780191706356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273270.003.06
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This afterword briefly examines the modulations of royalist female authorship into the later 17th and early 18th centuries. Although there are definite strands of continuity — in, say, the Behn-like ... More


Redefining the Maternal Tradition

in Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481180
eISBN:
9780226481173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481173.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which examines the general pattern of female authorship in the sciences in Victorian England, discusses the different routes taken by these women to scientific authorship and describes ... More


What a Woman Wants? Nancy Meyers’s The Intern

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focalises on Nancy Meyers, arguably the most successful woman filmmaker of all time. It shows how Meyers’s carefully composed mise-en-scène and the portrayal of privileged women ... More


Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History

Melissa Sodeman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791328
eISBN:
9780804792790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791328.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Sentimental Memorials explores how popular women writers used the art form of the novel to record their changing relations to literary history. At the end of the eighteenth century, as sentimental ... More


Kinuyo and Sumie: When Women Write and Direct

Ayako Saito

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/9781474409698.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Female authorship is the subject of this chapter, which concentrates on Tanaka’s third film, The Eternal Breasts (Chibusa yo eien nare, 1955). This was her first collaboration with scriptwriter ... More


Scriptrix Narrans’: Digital Documentary Storytelling’s Radical Potential

Gail Vanstone

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawing on Agnès Varda’s feminised cinécriture, in tandem with works by the video-artist cum activist Sharon Daniel, the author studies Indigenous people’s voice making in different cultural media. ... More


From Visceral Style to Discourse of Resistance: Reading Alka Sadat’s Afghan Documentaries on Violence Against Women

Anna Misiak

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay explores the director’s documentary tactics of granting the voice to the oppressed women through a number of visual and textual distancing strategies. It also shows that Sadat’s films ... More


Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader

Rebecca Krug

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705335
eISBN:
9781501708169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Since its rediscovery in 1934, the fifteenth-century Book of Margery Kempe has become a canonical text for students of medieval Christian mysticism and spirituality. Its author was a ... More


Mary Robinson and the Wreath of Fame

Melissa Sodeman

in Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791328
eISBN:
9780804792790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791328.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores Mary Robinson’s attempt to simultaneously capitalize on her notoriety to sell books and to triumph over her damaged reputation. Infamous in the 1780s for her highly public ... More


‘The complex and antagonistic forces that constitute one soul’: conflict between societal expectations and individual desires in Clemence Housman’s The Werewolf and Rosamund Marriott Watson’s ‘A Ballad of the Were-wolf’

Carys Crossen

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The nineteenth century was a significant one in terms of literature featuring female werewolves. Not only did the female werewolf make her first appearance in written fiction, but it was also the ... More


Margaret Cavendish: Nature and Originality

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

in Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Margaret Cavendish's early works, including the philosophical poetry of Poems, and Fancies, and the esoteric essays of The Worlds Olio. As she starts her literary career, ... More


Constructing an Intimate Sphere Through Her Own Female Body: Naomi Kawase’s Documentary Films

Wakae Nakane

in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The majority of Naomi Kawase’s documentary films are based on her own life experiences, leading to conclusions that they are entirely self-reflexive. The author argues that ‘they instead show an ... More


Navigating Nationhood, Gender, and the Robinsonade in The Dreams of Myfanwy

Siwan M. Rosser

in Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that The Dreams of Myfanwy, written by Welsh writer Moelona and concerned with the experiences of the female author writing in a minority language, negotiates an intriguing ... More


Charlotte Smith’s Literary Exile

Melissa Sodeman

in Sentimental Memorials: Women and the Novel in Literary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791328
eISBN:
9780804792790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791328.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter traces how the literary transformations of the later eighteenth century shaped how Charlotte Smith imagined her way into authorship. Alienated from established literary coteries and ... More


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