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Gender and Victorian reform

Gender and Victorian reform

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Women in public life -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women in literature -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Anita Rose.
    ContributionsRose, Anita.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1593 .G46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23556197M
    ISBN 101443800678
    ISBN 109781443800679
    LC Control Number2009379844

    Noralee Frankel and Nancy Schrom Dye, eds. Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive ton: University Press of Kentucky, pp. $, ISBN Summary. In Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era, twelve scholars in separate essays examine the role of gender in Progressive era specifically, these scholars attempt to explain how.   Deeply researched, powerfully argued, and filled with original readings of familiar and surprising sources, Between Women overturns everything we thought we knew about Victorian women and the history of marriage and family life. It offers a new paradigm for theorizing gender and sexuality--not just in the Victorian period, but in our own.4/5(1).

    Buy Defining the Victorian Nation: Class, Race, Gender and the British Reform Act of by Hall, Catherine, McClelland, Keith, Rendall, Jane (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Catherine Hall.   Femininity and rebellion. When Jane Eyre () was published by Charlotte Brontë under the masculine pseudonym Currer Bell, it was received with great acclaim by some critics, and harsh criticism by others. The conservative Lady Eastlake suggested that if the book was by a woman ‘she had long forfeited the society of her own sex’.

    Class, race, gender and the Reform Act of Related names. Contributor: Hall, Catherine. McClelland, Keith. Rendall, Jane, Subjects. Great Britain. Reform Act () Election law — Great Britain. Women in politics — Great Britain — History — 19th century. Books written during or set in the Victorian Era. The Victorian era of the United Kingdom was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June until her death on 22 January It was a long period of prosperity for the British people.


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About Catherine Hall. Catherine Hall is a professor of history at University College, London. She is the editor of Cultures of Empire: A Reader and coauthor of Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class and Defining the Victorian Nation: Class, Race, Gender and /5.

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