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Canadian women in print, 1750-1918

Author: Carole Gerson
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918 is the first historical examination of women? engagement with multiple aspects of print over some two hundred years, from the settlers who wrote diaries and letters to the New Women who argued for ballots and equal rights. Considering women? published writing as an intervention in the public sphere of national and material print culture, this book uses approaches from book history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Gerson
ISBN: 9781554582396 1554582393 1554582202 9781554582204
OCLC Number: 502633520
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 279 pages)
Contents: Part A. Contexts: Women and Print in Canada, to 1918 --
1. Women and the Broader Contexts of Print --
2. Beginnings to the 1850s --
Part B. Women Writers at Work --
3. Strategies of Legitimation --
4. The Business of a Woman's Life --
5. Canadian Women and American Markets --
Part C. Breaking New Ground After 1875 --
6. Periodicals and Journalism --
7. Stretching the Range: Secular Non-fiction --
8. From Religion to Reform --
9. The New Woman --
10. Addressing the Margins of Race --
Conclusion: Observations on the Canon.
Responsibility: Carole Gerson.
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