Women and Material Culture, 1660-1830
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Women and Material Culture, 1660-1830 by Jennie Batchelor
Book DescriptionThis book comprises twelve illustrated, interdisciplinary essays on gender and material culture across the eighteenth century. These essays point to the many ways in which gender mediated and was shaped by the consumption and production of goods and elucidate the complex relationships between material and social practice in the period.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230007055
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jennie Batchelor
Women's Work, Paperback (May 2014)
Women's work challenges influential accounts about gender and the novel by revealing the complex ways in which labour (as material reality and philosophical concept) shaped the lives and writings of a number of women authors working in the second half of the long eighteenth century
Women's Theatrical Memoirs, Hardback (January 2008)
By the close of the eighteenth century, the theatrical memoir had become a popular and established genre. This ten-volume facsimile collection presents the lives of some of the most celebrated actresses of their day. These memoirs also provide insights into contemporary constructions of gender, sexuality and fame.
Histories of Some of the Penitents in the Magdalen House, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by Jennie Batchelor
First published in 1759, this novel aims to promote the cause of the Magdalen House, a charity which sought to rehabilitate prostitutes by fitting them for a life of virtuous industry. It challenges long-standing prejudices against prostitutes by presenting them as victims of inadequate education, male libertinism and sexual double standards.
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Author Biography - Jennie Batchelor
ROSALIND POLLY BLAKESLEY Senior Lecturer in the History of Art, University of Cambridge, UK BARBARA BURMAN Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of Textiles and Dress, University of Southampton, UK ANGELA ESCOTT Music librarian working with a national collection of music manuscripts JILLIAN HEYDT-STEVENSON Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA ALESSA JOHNS Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, USA ELLEN KENNEDY JOHNSON Professor English, Arizona State University, USA ELIZABETH KOWALESKI WALLACE Professor of English, Boston College, USA MARCIA POINTON Professor Emeritus, Manchester University, UK DAVID PORTER Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, USA MARJAN STERCKX Research Assistant of the Fund for Scientific Research-Flanders, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium SUSAN STAVES Professor Emeritus of English, Brandeis University, USA JONATHAN WHITE Independent scholar
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