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Sexuality (1880–1928)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was vibrant debate among feminists about the way in which male and female sexual behaviour was…

The Victorian New Woman

In looking at the British New Woman of the late nineteenth century, this essay explores the complex and vibrant history of the cultural figure and…

Victorian Anti-Feminisms

For much of the Victorian period, feminism was less a movement than a concern with issues of importance to women, and those who pursued those…

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New Woman Hybridities Femininity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880-1930

Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem…

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Bertha Thomas The New Woman and ‘Anglo-Welsh’ hybridity

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Riding the tiger Ambivalent images of the New Woman in the popular press of the Weimar Republic

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Subverting the flapper The unlikely alliance of Irish popular and ecclesiastical press in the 1920s

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New Woman Hybridities Femininity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880–1930

Since the 1970s, the literary and cultural politics of the turn-of-the-century New Woman have received increasing academic attention. Whether she is seen as the emblem…

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Bertha Thomas The New Woman and ‘Anglo-Welsh’ hybridity

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Riding the tiger Ambivalent images of the New Woman in the popular press of the Weimar Republic

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Subverting the flapper The unlikely alliance of Irish popular and ecclesiastical press in the 1920s

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A Magazine of her Own? Domesticity and desire in the woman’s magazine, 1800–1914

Like the corset, the women's magazines which emerged in the nineteenth century produced a `natural' idea of femininity: the domestic wife; the fashionable woman; the…

The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes

Charlotte Stopes was the first woman in Scotland to get a university qualification. She devoted her life to studying Shakespeare and the promotion of women…

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Volume 5. The Home-Breakers

Pseudonymously authored by ‘A Looker-on’, The Home-Breakers was published in 1913, at the height of militancy and in the intense atmosphere of hunger-striking, forcible feeding…

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Kate Chopin’s The Awakening A Sourcebook

Damned upon publication for engaging with the taboo issues of female sexuality and infidelity, Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899) is now hailed as a key…

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Eleanor Marx (1855–1898) Life · Work · Contacts

Karl Marx's youngest daughter Eleanor (1855-98) is one of the most significant figures in the cultural politics of the late nineteenth century. As a feminist…

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Italian Fascism and the Female Body Sport, Submissive Women and Strong Mothers

This is the first text to examine women and sport in Italy during the period 1861-1945. To qualify and quantify the impact of fascism on…

Borderlines Genders and Identities in War and Peace, 1870–1930

Borderlines weaves together the study of gender with that of the evolution of nationalism and colonialism. Its broad, comparative perspective will rechart the war experiences…

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Maternity and Gender Policies Women and the Rise of the European Welfare States, 1880s–1950s

This collection sets out to analyze the influence of women's movements on the emergence of Europe's welfare state from the 1880s to the 1950s, and…

Women Writing and Writing About Women

This innovative collection of contemporary essays in feminist literary criticism provides a spectrum of approaches and positions, united by their common focus on writing by…

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Fit Work for Women

This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not…

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Suffer and Be Still Women in the Victorian Age

First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased,…

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