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May Our Daughters Listen: Readers, Writers, Teachers

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Constructing exemplarity and community, “Famous Women” biographies inscribed both precedents and potential lives for editors and readers, echoes of, or templates for, these women's unwritten ... More


Chapter 2 Chapter 2 The Farmer’s Wife and The Farmer’s Wife

Janet Galligani Casey

in A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter reads closely the thirty-year run of The Farmer’s Wife, the single national periodical marketed to farm women in the modernist period, addressing its cultural placement in reference both ... More


Women’s Magazines: The outside Editors

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

For Alan Boon's linking of his firm with Woman's Weekly and other popular magazines represents a turning point in the development of Mills & Boon, the romantic novel, and editorial policy. From their ... More


Siting Biography: A Politics of Address

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Qadriyya Husayn, Turkish princess in Egypt, wrote about Egyptian queens and early Muslim women. She carried on the work of Zaynab Fawwāz and, like her, privileged some features of the tabaqāt ... More


Introduction

Siobhán McIlvanney

in Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction examines the potential reasons for the critical neglect suffered by women’s magazines and more ‘popular’ genres generally. Conversely, it looks at why this genre remains so favoured ... More


Making the Magazine: Three Hundred Years in Print

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the history of women's magazines that spans 300 years. Drawing upon four decades of scholarship on women's magazines, it examines the defining properties of the genre, and ... More


‘[T]o cherish Female ingenuity, and to conduce to Female improvement’: The Birth of the Woman’s Magazine

Jennie Batchelor

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/9781474419659.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Despite the much-documented rise of periodical studies, no major study of the late eighteenth-century women’s magazine exists. Those who have devoted specific attention to the form, either as an ... More


From Sober to Salacious: Women’s Biography as Spectacle

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Since the late nineteenth century, readers and listeners in Egypt had enjoyed many satirical-colloquial periodicals, and some had featured caricatures of politicians. But the illustrated weekly of ... More


The Wild Palms, The Mansion, and William Faulkner’s Middlebrow Domestic Fiction

Jaime Harker

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers the symbiotic relationship between William Faulkner’s writing and women’s domestic fiction, particularly in his novels The Wild Palms and The Mansion. During the interwar ... More


Magazines and the Marketing of the Movement: The March 1970 Protest

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the March 18, 1970, sit-in at Ladies' Home Journal (LHJ), a crucial episode in feminist media activism that had dramatic internal and external consequences for women's ... More


Literary Contexts

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the influences that shaped Plath as a fiction writer. There are five sections, each of which examines one of the major such influences. These are: (1) Virginia Woolf (2) The New ... More


Gender and Society in Plath's Short Stories

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the portrayals of women's lives in Plath's short stories. The first section deals with her women's magazine stories, published and unpublished. It argues for their political ... More


Woman’s Outlook 1919–39: An Educational Space for Co-operative Women

Natalie Bradbury

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

WOMAN’S OUTLOOK was first published in 1919 as a magazine for the women of the co-operative movement. Despite extensive scholarship on the Women’s Co-operative Guild (WCG), both within the ... More


Transformations: The Construction of Courtship in Twentieth-Century Korea

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the changes in courtship practices in Korea in the twentieth century, exploring the means and circumstance through which Koreans have redefined the process of getting married. ... More


Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Catherine Clay, Maria DiCenzo, Barbara Green, and Fiona Hackney (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book recovers and explores a neglected archive of British women’s periodicals and dispels the myths of the supposed demise of feminism and the interwar decades as a retreat to ‘home and duty’ ... More


The Rise and Rise of the Domestic Magazine: Femininity at Home in Popular Periodicals

Margaret Beetham

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, Beetham offers a valuable overview of the emergence of the domestic magazine across the second half of the nineteenth century. Though acknowledging the ‘complex meanings of “home” ... More


Questioning Media Identity in the Digital Age

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the notions of remaking and remodeling the magazine by focusing on how women's magazines are evolving from objects into brands in the digital age, along with its implications for ... More


Inviting Audiences In: Interactive Consumers and Fashion Bloggers

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the shifting dynamics of the magazine producer–consumer relationship within two different industrial contexts. First, it considers how media producers are making their offerings ... More


Beauty Advertising and Advice in the Queen and Woman

Michelle J. Smith

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Michelle J. Smith explores the ‘visually spectacular’ advertisements for cosmetics that appeared in late Victorian women’s periodicals (p. 218). Focusing specifically on the Queen ... More


Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Brooke Erin Duffy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What is a magazine? For decades, women's magazines were regularly published, print-bound guidebooks aimed at neatly defined segments of the female audience. Yet in an era of convergent media ... More


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