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Martyrdom in a Merchant World: Elizabeth Jekyll and Mary Love

Susan Wiseman

in Conspiracy and Virtue: Women, Writing, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205127
eISBN:
9780191709579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205127.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at the remembering and forgetting of the particular circumstances of politics, and at the part the writing and transmission of women's biographical texts played in the making of ... More


Introduction: ‘No Region for Tourists and Women’

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. This book analyses several examples of relevant ... 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


Postscript

in Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. This book has made two interventions in the ongoing conversation between law and literature. First, it historicized the relationship between ... More


Transatlantic Women's Literature

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book contributes to the evolving debate surrounding Transatlantic Studies and transatlantic literature. It focuses on twentieth-century women's narratives of travel and adventure, and their ... More


Autobiography, Biography, Memory, and the Truth

Gerda Lerner

in Living with History / Making Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter presents reflections generated by a large body of the author's written work and by decades of teaching on the subject. Researchers in women's history often have to depend on ... More


Conclusion

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. It suggests that fictional travel narratives, like their ... More


Virtue, Truth, and the Motherline of Morality

Coralynn V. Davis

in Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038426
eISBN:
9780252096303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038426.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the universe of virtue as it is displayed in Maithil women's taleworlds—such virtues as devoutness, compassion, and generosity. One striking characteristic of Maithil women's ... More


Order in the Court

Dawn Rae Flood

in Rape in Chicago: Race, Myth, and the Courts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036897
eISBN:
9780252094415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036897.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers U.S. Supreme Court decisions that guaranteed defendants' rights and their role in shaping the structure of rape trials at the local level during the 1960s. New judicial ... More


Theology and Practice of Claiming Call

Donna Giver-Johnston

in Claiming the Call to Preach: Four Female Pioneers of Preaching in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197576373
eISBN:
9780197576403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576373.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 7 concludes this book by discussing the efficacy of rhetorical strategies in women’s call narratives and includes an evaluation of the different forms featured throughout this work. By ... More


Identity Constructions for ‘Mentally Disturbed’ Women: Identities versus Institutions

Bhargavi V. Davar

in Gendering Mental Health: Knowledges, Identities, and Institutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199453535
eISBN:
9780199085408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453535.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

‘Healthing’ is a process and an everyday practice, and women struggle with establishing a routine about it, which we can repeat every day. What brings sustaining states of wellness and freedom from a ... More


Claiming the Call to Preach: Four Female Pioneers of Preaching in Nineteenth-Century America

Donna Giver-Johnston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197576373
eISBN:
9780197576403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Claiming the Call to Preach traces the history of call through the nineteenth century, at a time when the question of women’s call to preach, although seemingly fixed by ecclesial authority and ... More


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