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Title Becoming visible : women's presence in late nineteenth-century America / edited by Janet Floyd, Alison Easton, R.J. Ellis and Lindsey Traub
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 370 pages) : illustrations
Series DQR studies in literature, 0921-2507 ; 45
DQR studies in literature ; 45
Contents Introduction: Becoming visible / Alison Easton, R.J. Ellis, Janet Floyd, and Lindsey Traub -- Part I: The changing geography of public and private : Claiming visibility: women in public, public women in the United States, 1865-1910 / Anne M. Boylan -- Dangerous working-class women: Mother Jones, Lucy Parsons, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn / Janet Zandy -- Visible women in the needle trades: revisiting the clothing industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Margaret Walsh -- Women's employment in the public and private spheres, 1880-1920 / S.J. Kleinberg -- "If Iola were a man": gender, Jim Crow and public protest in the work of Ida B. Wells / Mia Bay -- "Outdoor relief": Sarah Orne Jewett, Annie Adams Fields and the visit in gilded age America / Alison Easton -- Part II: Stepping out: bodies, spaces and the cultural representation of visibility : Negotiating visibility: Louisa May Alcott's narrative experiments / Lindsey Traub -- "People will think you have struck an attitude": fashionable space in Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins' novels / R.J. Ellis -- "Magnificent equipment": body, sound and space in the representation of the female singer / Janet Floyd -- The painful production of Verena Tarrant: John Locke and the Bostonians / Peter Rawlings -- "The true American woman": Narcissa Owen's embodied national narrative / Karen L. Kilcup -- American women travelers and the material feminine / Shirley Foster -- Part III: Becoming "modern" : Gendering modernity: Frances E. Willard's politics of technological sentimentality / Timothy A. Hickman -- Women, anti-imperialism and America's Christian mission abroad: the impact of the Philippine-American War / Susan K. Harris -- Notes on contributors Select bibliography
Notes Papers from a colloquium "Visible women: American Women and Public Space 1865-1910", at King's College London, held in June 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women in public life -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Easton, Alison, 1943- editor
Ellis, R. J., 1949- editor
Floyd, Janet, editor
Traub, Lindsey, editor
Visible women: American Women and Public Space 1865-1910 (London) (2005)
ISBN 9042029781 (electronic bk.)
9789042029781 (electronic bk.)