Constructing femininity in the early periodical

by Kathryn Shevelow

Publisher: Routledge in London

Written in English
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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementKathryn Shevelow.
The Physical Object
Pagination[256] p. ;
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL17966603M
ISBN 100415012228
LC Control Number88045097

Periodicals supposedly for and by women often involve male writers and editors and almost always have at least a few male readers (Batchelor, pp. ). Print culture and reading, therefore, are not easily sexable. In complicated ways, however, they also have something important to do with constructing social images of femininity (Green, p. ). "The reader who puts down this book will be much more attuned to the commplexities of the early periodical and to the interweaving of class and gender at this particular moment in historyMaurer's insightful readings of early periodical literature are at least as . Exceptions are rare but worth noting: in the early aughts, two case studies of the Miss America Pageant were published (Watson and Martin ; Banet-Weiser ) and preceding those was a single edited collection (Cohen, Wilk, and Stoeltje ) that explored the ways in which gender ideologies are represented and reinforced in beauty pageants. mobility would seem to be a distinguishing feature of femininity in its cultural construction’ while ‘the male is locked into sexual identity’ (81), recent work on Victorian masculinities, through close analysis of the di-verse and unstable formations of the masculine subject, has revealed it to be no less mobile a category than the feminine.

Biblical Femininity Books Showing of 33 Feminine By Design: The Twelve Pillars of Biblical Womanhood (Paperback) by. Scott T. Brown (shelved 3 times as biblical-femininity) avg rating — 41 ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. The five books reviewed here, as well as this special Women and Anglo- American Periodicals issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, extend our sense of what periodical studies can offer feminist literary criticism of women’s writing (here broadly defined to include both literary texts and non-fiction prose). As these books are.   Daniel Horowitz further complicated the book's legacy with his book Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique. In it, he exposed . Book Reviews. Love and Marriage in Early African America (review), Jewell Parker Rhodes, pp. A History of the Book in America: The Industrial Book – (review), Steven Fink, pp. Popular Print and Popular Medicine: Almanacs and Health Advice in Early America (review), Stephen Rachman, pp.

American Periodicals 11 (): Aronson, Amy Beth. Taking Liberties: Early American Women’s Magazines and Their Readers. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Ferree, Myra Marx and Beth B. Hess. Controversy and Coalition: The New Feminist Movement Across Four Decades of Change. New York: Routledge, Flora, Cornelia Butler.   A digital collection of books, pamphlets, letters, and diaries, dating from the latter eighteenth through the early twentieth century, that reflects the history of the United States. The 50+ books in the collection include a few biographies, autobiographies, and military journals and .

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Get this from a library. Women and print culture: the construction of femininity in the early periodical. [Kathryn Shevelow].

Early periodicals and their readers In the periodical, textual representations of women were constructed not only as a means of defining and developing an audience, but also, more broadly, as signs conveying cultural values.

Recent criticism on women’s writing in Victorian periodicals has analysed the ways in which anonymous publication ‘provided women with effective cover for exploring a variety of conventionally “masculine” social issues’ and ‘allowed them to evade essentialized notions of “feminine.

Women and Print Culture: The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical. London, Routledge, p. Athenian Mercury vol I no.

Sat. Shevelow, Kathryn. Women and Print Culture; The Construction of Femininity and the Early Periodical. London, Routledge, p. Gordon, Jean and Jan McArthur. "Interior. Women and Print Culture: The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical (New York: Routledge, ), 1.

Felicity Nussbaum, The Brink of All We Hate: English Satires on Women, (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, ),   With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers.

Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations.

With the growth of popular literary forms, particularly the periodical, during the eighteenth century, women began to assume an unprecedented place in print culture as readers and writers.

Yet at the same time the very textual practices of that culture inscribed women within an increasingly restrictive and oppressive set of representations. the connections between men's role as the reformers and monitors of women's sexual behavior and men's need to control themselves, both sexually and economically.

In reading such periodical texts as John Dunton's Athenian Mercury () and Night-Walker (), and Joseph Addison and Richard Steele's Tatler () and Spectator (), I situate discussions of heterosexual and.

Women & Print Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Shevelow shows how popular journals between and at once so /5. Paechter, Carrie. "Constructing Femininity/Constructing Femininities." In The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Education, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n Paechter, Carrie.

"Constructing Femininity/Constructing Femininities." The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Education. Christine SkeltonBecky Francis and. “domestic fiction”), a notable (early) nineteenth-century literary genre mainly written by and for women, typically served to demonstrate “ woman’s proper sphere.” 4 The aim of this dissertation is to examine the construction and portrayal of (ideal) femininity in both fictional.

Semi-finalist, The Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize, awarded by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP), 'An important contribution to girls’ studies, children’s literature, and periodical scholarship, Kristine Moruzi’s book provides a nuanced historicizing of the emergence of girls as subject, agent, target audience, and contested ground in relation to Manufacturer: Ashgate.

Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, was honoured as a semi-finalist in the Robert and Vineta Colby Book Prize for books published in The prize is judged by scholars who know the difficulties and benefits of working with periodicals, and the recognition of Kristine Moruzi's work is a fitting acknowledgement of its.

Women in the first decade of the 21st century encounter competing ideologies of femininity. This book traces the existence of two such ideologies, traditional femininity and resistant femininity, in language, women's magazines, and on the body. the book then uses a Discourse Analysis of women's fitness magazines to investigate how these ideologies, or discourses, are encoded and ultimately.

Kate Aughterson's sourcebook Renaissance Woman: Constructing Femininity in England, though not compiled specifically for students of drama, will be useful to readers wanting to contextualize plays by and about Englishwomen of the period.

Constructions of Femininity in England. London and New York: Routledge, 8 illus. + xv + pp. $55 (cl); $ (pap). ISBN: n.a. Aughterson's accounts of women and femininity in early modern England will serve as a valuable and accessible. In Engendering the Woman Question, Zhang Yun adopts a new approach to examining the early Chinese women’s periodical than seeing this new print and publishing genre as a gendered site coded as either “feminine” or “masculine,” this book approaches it as a mixed-gender public space where both men and women were intellectually active and involved in dynamic interactions to.

Synopsis Shevelow shows how popular journals between and at once solicited women as subscribers and contributors, whilst also attempting to regulate their conduct through the promotion of exemplary feminine types.

This book should be of interest to students and teachers of cultural Author: Kathryn Shevelow. Semi-finalist, The Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize, awarded by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP), 'An important contribution to girls’ studies, children’s literature, and periodical scholarship, Kristine Moruzi’s book provides a nuanced historicizing of the emergence of girls as subject, agent, target audience, and contested ground in relation to Author: Kristine Moruzi.

Th e more the respondents' picture of themselves matches the cultural stereotype of femininity, the higher they assess this book, which presents highly stereotypical protagonists, in terms of. Historians have paid little attention to the construction of gender models of masculinity and femininity in early modern Latin America.

Some scholars have explored challenges to assumed roles of masculinity, such as transgendered and gay masculinities. Interest in women's studies has contributed to a better understanding of role models for women.

Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, av Kristine Moruzi på Constructing Girlhood Through the Periodical Press, Posted on Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, the issue of femininity is implicitly presented in the story; male characters are rejecting the femininity.

For example, in the protagonist Ralph’s memory, he never read one of the books standing on his shelf because that is the book about two girls (Golding ). Constructing Girlhood Through the Periodical Press, jemus.

Constructing Femininity in Literature, ss Noelle Davies, M.A. Thesis Chairperson: Luke Ferretter, Ph.D. Women’s hair at the turn of the twentieth century (ss) can be read as a visual indicator of changing understandings of femininity during this time.

As women. Shawn Lisa Maurer’s book, Proposing Men: Dialectics of Gender and Class in the Eighteenth-Century English Periodical, has a proposal of its own: that the popular periodical literature of the eighteenth century, which has long been understood as setting itself up as a shaping force in the construction of femininity, takes an even more urgent.

Maurer, Shawn Lisa, Proposing Men: Dialectics of Gender and Class in the Eighteenth-Century English Periodical (Stanford: Stanford University Press, ): Shevelow, Kathryn, Women and Print Culture: The Construction of Femininity in the Early Periodical (London; New York: Routledge, ).The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the s.

They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity can be reworked.About this book.

Introduction. This volume uncovers the ideas concerning everyday life circulating in the burgeoning feminist periodical culture of Britain in the early twentieth century.

Barbara Green explores the ways in which the feminist press used its correspondence columns, women’s pages, fashion columns and short fictions to display.