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 of sexual anarchy, an agent of mediation between mass market and modernist cultures, or as a symptom of the consolidation of...
Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge
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 romancing and desirable girl. Their legacy, from agony aunts to fashion plates, are easily traced in their modern counterparts. But...
Published April 17th 1996 by Routledge