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(Wo)men of Bacchus

Dorota M. Dutsch

in Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with the instability of gender boundaries in comedy and with the gendering of instability in Roman culture. After a brief discussion of comedy's association of modus with ... More


Coda

H. L. Meakin

in John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184553
eISBN:
9780191674297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184553.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on John Donne's articulation of the feminine in his prose and poetry. It suggests that Donne is more than the masculine monolith which has been ... More


The Sexual Politics of Race and Gender Mary Musgrove and the Georgia Trustees

Michele Gillespie

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Mary Musgrove, the adult daughter of a Tuckabachee Creek woman and a white Carolina trader, was insulted at her exclusion in a meeting at the Savannah. She was the progeny of an interracial sexual ... More


. The Lure and Danger of the Public Sphere

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/9780520098695.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

One of the most shocking realities that early missionaries found in Korea was the seclusion of women. Korean women were forbidden to go out and contribute to the prosperity of their society. They ... More


Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Jane Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Negotiating nursing explores how the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Q.A.s) salvaged men within the sensitive gender negotiations of what should and could constitute nursing work ... More


Negotiating Pressures in Terms of Gender: Male Dancers and Female Style Dance

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores some of the ways in which male dancers who performed female style dance (or had performed female style dance prior to the author's fieldwork) have been pushing at dominant ... More


Introduction

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the antagonism between the marketplace and the French Republic. This book examines the contests over the meanings of the ... More


Rhythm Kings and Riveter Queens: Race, Gender, and the Eclectic Populism of Wartime Western Swing

Peter La Chapelle

in Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248885
eISBN:
9780520940000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248885.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter suggests that cultural borrowings and musical syncretism proliferated during wartime as local performers perfected their own version of western swing, a jazz-influenced country ... More


Afterword

Sylvia D. Hoffert

in Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Jane Grey Swisshelm is a well-known journalist in mid-nineteenth century America who was very dedicated to the cause of women's rights throughout her career. She argued in her editorials that women ... More


Transgressing Gender Boundaries: Eunuchs in Authority

in The Perfect Servant: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720159
eISBN:
9780226720166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720166.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Most of the sources of the political and narrative history of Late Antiquity and early Byzantium treat eunuchs with hostility and suspicion. By the ninth through the twelfth centuries, as attitudes ... More


Sublime Passion and the Remarkable Woman

Keith McMahon

in Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833763
eISBN:
9780824870805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833763.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the notion of qing, “sublime passion,” and the remarkable woman in the late-Ming and early- to mid-Qing literature. The idealization of the woman has a long history in China, ... More


A Different Sort of Politics

Sylvia D. Hoffert

in Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses Jane Grey Swisshelm's role in partisan politics in the mid-nineteenth century. When Jane pursued her interests in partisan politics, she was determined to see slavery abolished ... More


Epilogue

in Of War and Men: World War II in the Lives of Fathers and Their Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467429
eISBN:
9780226470023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470023.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the effects and after effects of World War II on fatherhood in the U.S. It offers suggestions on how best one can understand the history culture ... More


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