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. “Small Expressions of My Passionate Love and Friendship to Thee”: The Idioms and Languages of Female Alliances

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literate women's written descriptions of friendship and alliance. It explores some ideas about women's friendship as they were articulated in ... More


Covert Politics and Separatist Women's Friendship: Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on two female writers, Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell, who articulate the political separatism that becomes the lasting story of female friendship. From the eighteenth ... More


Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Amanda E. Herbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society. But by cultivating ... More


Female Friendship/US Indie: Women Talking

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the confluence of the U.S. independent (indie) model of filmmaking — previously seen in Shallow Grave (1994) and Trainspotting (1996) — with two films made and set in Scotland ... More


“Various Subjects That Passed between Two Young Ladies of America”: Reconstructing Female Friendship

Lucia Mcmahon

in Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reexamines the various meanings that female friendship held for educated women in the early national period using the lifelong friendship between Eunice Callender and Sarah Ripley as a ... More


Introduction

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine women's social networks in early modern Britain. Female friendships and alliances were expressed in many ways, and the ... More


Hospitable Friendship: Victorian Women Travellers and the Praxis of Ethical Relationality

Tomoe Kumojima

in Victorian Women's Travel Writing on Meiji Japan: Hospitable Friendship

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198871439
eISBN:
9780191914317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871439.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, World Literature

Chapter 1 sets up the theoretical questions of female friendship across race, nationality, and gender. It establishes exclusivism in the philosophical discourses of friendship and hospitality and ... More


Victorian Women's Travel Writing on Meiji Japan: Hospitable Friendship

Tomoe Kumojima

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198871439
eISBN:
9780191914317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, World Literature

Victorian Women’s Travel Writing on Meiji Japan: Hospitable Friendship explores real-life instances and literary manifestations of cross-cultural friendship between Victorian female travellers and ... More


A Literary Diplomat: Mary Crawford Fraser and A Diplomatist’s Wife in Japan

Tomoe Kumojima

in Victorian Women's Travel Writing on Meiji Japan: Hospitable Friendship

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198871439
eISBN:
9780191914317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, World Literature

Chapter 3 discusses Mary Crawford Fraser and her Japan-related literary works to highlight political affordances of literature for cross-cultural female friendship and solidarity. Fraser opened up ... More


Ageing, Authorship, and Female Networks in the Life Writing of Mary Berry (1763–1852) and Joanna Baillie (1762–1851)

Amy Culley

in Women's Literary Networks and Romanticism: "A Tribe of Authoresses"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940605
eISBN:
9781786945136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940605.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines older women’s literary friendships in the context of critical narratives of ageing, authorship, and gender, as depicted in the correspondence and (auto)biographical writing of ... More


Elizabeth Gaskell

Patsy Stoneman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study portrays Elizabeth Gaskell as an important social analyst who deliberately challenged the Victorian disjunction between public and private ethical values, maintaining a steady resistance ... More


Family Archives and Female Spaces of Intimacy

Kathryn Babayan

in The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613386
eISBN:
9781503627833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613386.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 5 wonders about women who have been excluded from the act of writing their own anthology to present a reading of gendered literacy and female friendship through an anthology collected in the ... More


Introduction

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter establishes connections between Brookner’s novels A Friend from England (1987), A Misalliance (1986), Brief Lives (1990), Undue Influence (1998), Falling Slowly (1999) and Hotel du Lac ... More


. Noble Presents: Gender, Gift Exchange, and the Reappropriation of Luxury

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines female alliances that were built through the exchange of gifts. It considers four specific gift objects that seventeenth-and eighteenth-century women made or used and then ... More


A Traveller Who Laughs: Isabella Bird and Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

Tomoe Kumojima

in Victorian Women's Travel Writing on Meiji Japan: Hospitable Friendship

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198871439
eISBN:
9780191914317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, World Literature

Chapter 2 discusses Unbeaten Tracks in Japan (1880) by Isabella Bird, focusing on textual manifestations of intimacy between Bird and Japanese people, particularly her interpreter-guide Ito. Drawing ... More


Volume Editors' Introduction

in Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144030
eISBN:
9780226144122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144122.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Madeleine de Scudéry was well known as an important presence in French salons and a founder of the précieuse movement. When these were attacked and fell out of fashion (for the quite misogynist ... More


. Hot Spring Sociability: Women’s Alliances at British Spas

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the bonds formed between early modern British women at hot spring spas. Elite women who traveled to spas to “take the waters” participated in extensive same-sex socializing and ... More


Woman and Writer: Blending the Selves

Patsy Stoneman

in Elizabeth Gaskell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Historical research reveals the typical Victorian woman as a mental and moral cripple; incapable of informed and independent judgement; timid; deferential; vacuous; and as a slave to conventional ... More


Protesting the Exclusivity of the Public Sphere: Delarivier Manley’s Examiner

Rachel Carnell

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419659
eISBN:
9781474445061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419659.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The well-known Delarivier Manley quietly took over editorship of the partisan Tory Examiner (1710-14) from Jonathan Swift in 1711, becoming the first woman known to write and edit a political ... More


The (Im)possibility of Female Solidarity Beyond Class?: The Binding Vine and The Space Between Us

Maryam Mirza

in Intimate Class Acts: Friendship and Desire in Indian and Pakistani Women's Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466740
eISBN:
9780199087228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466740.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Deshpande’s and Umrigar’s portrayals of the close emotional bond between adult women from a widely different class positioning. Central to the representation of cross-class ... More


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