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The Woman Question

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the relationship between the woman question and women's everyday lives took on new meaning in the eighteenth century with the creation of a larger reading public and wider ... More


Admitted Equals: Art and Letters

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that by the 1740s and 1750s, much of Spain's intelligentsia had accepted the idea that women were rational and thus equal beings. Key to this assessment was women's participation ... More


The New Moral World

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 2 surveys her life in London from 1831 to 1836, where she taught German and Hebrew and sold a room deodorizer she invented. Becoming a follower of Robert Owen, the famous ... More


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