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The New Woman in Fiction and Fact

Fin-de-Siecle Feminisms

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The New Woman in Fiction and Fact
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A cultural icon of the "fin de siecle", the "New Woman" was not one figure, but several. In the guise of a bicycling, cigarette smoking Amazon, the "New Woman" romped through the pages of "Punch" and popular fiction as a neurasthenic victim of social oppression, she suffered in the pages of "New Woman" novels such as Sarah Grand's hugely successful "The Heavenly Twins". This title marks a departure in 19th century scholarship to explore the polyvocal nature of the late Victorian debates around gender, motherhood, class, race and imperialism which converged in the name of the "New Woman".

Author Biography

ANGELIQUE RICHARDSON is Lecturer in Victorian Literature and Culture at the University of Exeter. She has published widely on nineteenth-century literature and science, and is currently working on a study of Hardy and science. She is the author of Love, Eugenics and the New Woman: Science, Fiction, Feminism and editor of Women Who Did: Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914. - CHRIS WILLIS teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London. She has published a number of articles on nineteenth- and twentieth-century popular fiction, and co-edited Twelve Women Detectives, a collection of early crime stories. AE(00): Foreword by LYN PYKETT
Release date NZ
December 20th, 2000
Contributors
Edited by A Richardson Edited by C. Willis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XVI, 258 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
258
Dimensions
140x216x18
ISBN-13
9780333990452
Product ID
1665745

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