<P>This important collection of essays draws together exciting new historical research on gender in eighteenth-century England. The book examines the experiences of women and men in public and private life and challenges the generally accepted belief that the eighteenth century saw the establishment of sexually segregated separate spheres.</P>
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Introduction.Hannah Barker and Elaine Chalus
Part One: Social reputations
2. Men about town: Representations of foppery and masculinity in early eighteenth-century urban society Philip Carter.
3. The public life of actresses: prostitutes or ladies? Kimberly Crouch.
Part Two: Work and poverty.
4. Women, work and the industrial revolution: female involvement in the English printing trades, c 1700-1840 Hannah Barker.
5. Women teachers and the expansion of girls schooling in England c. 1760-1820 Susan Skedd.
6. Poor women, the parish and the politics of povertyRichard Connors.
Part Three: Politics and the political elite
7. `That epidemical Madness': women and electoral politics in the late eighteenth centuryElaine Chalus.
8. A politician's politician: Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire and the Whig party Amanda Foreman.
Part Four: Periodicals and the printed image
9. Keeping up with the Bon Ton: the tête-à-tête series in the Town and Country Magazin
- Data Publicarii : 10 Jun 1997
- Editie : 1
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 280
- ISBN : 9780582278264