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Globalizing Christian ‘Sisterhood’, 1900–1930

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter brings together the work of women in the African mission field with women's social activism in Britain, by looking at the Mothers' Union's attempts to reconceptualize the empire in ... More


Women of Wisdom: An Alternative Community of Faith

Suzanne Jabro and Kelly Kester-Smith

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0043
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a rich example of the many ways that spirituality can become the golden anchor and sustenance for women prisoners. Once a month, a group of women living at the California ... More


Women in the Literary Family

Jane Spencer

in Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262960
eISBN:
9780191718731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses the place of women writers within the metaphorical family of the English literary tradition, considering the use and implications of metaphors of sisterhood and motherhood. It ... More


“There Is No Friend like a Sister”: Sisterhood as Sexual difference

Helena Michie

in Sororophobia: Differences Among Women in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073874
eISBN:
9780199855223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073874.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The chapter begins with a recounting of Willing and Rae's dramatization of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, which contains a subplot with sororophobic themes that is common in the literature of the era. ... More


Writing Lesbian Difference

Helena Michie

in Sororophobia: Differences Among Women in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073874
eISBN:
9780199855223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073874.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The chapter discusses sororophobia and sisterhood in relation to lesbian communities. The chapter opens with a discussion on Rita Mae Brown's Rubyfruit Jungle, which is credited as the first ... More


The Glory of the Conquered: Cultural Confusions and Apprentice Fiction

Veronica Makowsky

in Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women: A Critical Interpretation of Her Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078664
eISBN:
9780199855117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078664.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines some of the stories about women and their thematic culmination in Glaspell’s first novel, The Glory of the Conquered: The Story of a Great Love (1909). The Glory of the ... More


A Republic of Women: 1829–1832

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The educational priorities of Catharine Beecher's Hartford Female Seminary were the building of character, the cultivation of the intellect, and the proper preparation of young ... More


The Price of Redemption in “Goblin Market”

Jill Rappoport

in Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

The networks of single women envisioned in Part I take on increasing social and religious power in Anna Jameson’s lecture “Sisters of Charity” (1855) and Christina Rossetti’s poem “Goblin Market” ... More


Antigone and the Politics of Sisterhood *

Simon Goldhill

in Laughing with Medusa: Classical Myth and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237944
eISBN:
9780191706455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237944.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines why Antigone has proved so irresistible to feminist political theory and in particular the political theory of the family. Feminists have wanted to claim Antigone as a sister, ... More


Hurtin' Words: Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Ted Ownby

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647005
eISBN:
9781469647029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647005.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Tammy Wynette sang "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," she famously said she "spelled out the hurtin' words" to spare her child the pain of family breakup. In this innovative work, Ted Ownby considers how a wide ... More


Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

George Faithful

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199363469
eISBN:
9780199363483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363469.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the Allied bombing of Darmstadt, Germany, in 1944, some Lutheran young women perceived their city’s destruction as an expression of God’s wrath. In 1947, a small number of them formed the ... More


From Happy Individuals to Universal Sisterhood: Affective Reforms in All Sorts and Conditions of Men and Children of Gibeon

Vicky Cheng and Haejoo Kim

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This essay traces the shifting frameworks of affective reform proposed by Walter Besant in two of his novels about the East End, All Sorts and Conditions of Men (1882) and Children of Gibeon (1886). ... More


Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present

Margaretta Jolly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190658847
eISBN:
9780197525562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This ground-breaking history of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement explores the individual and collective memories of women at its heart. Spanning at least two generations and four nations, and ... More


Making the Women's Liberation Movement

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter traces the journey of the formation of the Women's Liberation Movement. When the movement was initiated many questions arose such as whether men should be included in the revolt or ... More


Ernestine Rose's Jewish Origins and the Varieties of Euro-American Emancipation in 1848

Ellen Carol Dubois

in Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

In the United States, the term “emancipation” was largely identified with the radical antislavery movement. In Europe, it was associated with the Jews. Ernestine Rose, a prominent member of the first ... More


Sisterhood, Slavery, and Sovereignty: Transnational Antislavery Work and Women's Rights Movements in the United States During the Twentieth Century

Judith Resnik

in Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores antislavery and human rights efforts in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It considers how transnational women's rights groups during the twentieth century used the term ... More


Revolution, Prayers, and Sisterhood in Interwar Poland

Kathryn Hellerstein

in A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804756228
eISBN:
9780804793971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756228.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The discussion in this chapter turns to a consideration of four women poets in Poland in the decade after World War I whose poetry expressly rejected the tenets of Jewish tradition and asserted the ... More


Sisterhood Is Powerful, 1970–1971

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter begins with my meeting with the chair of the economics department at Berkeley to find out why I am a lecturer and not an assistant professor. My frustration with the conversation leads to ... More


The Fierce Urgency of Unity: The Advent of Post-Blackness

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Million Man and Million Woman marches and shows that African Americans marched more for unity than in unity. The rights movements of the 60s and 70s changed black Americans’ ... More


Sisterhood

Naomi Paxton

in Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter investigates the professional networks that were a vital part of the formation and success of the Actresses' Franchise League, and campaigning and sociality within the theatrical ... More


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