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‘A purse of her own’: Women and Carriage

Emily Ridge

in Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 considers the emergence of the woman’s bag as a subversive emblem for female self-sufficiency from the late nineteenth century. It was an emblem taken up by a number of New Woman writers of ... More


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