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Women, work and the Victorian periodical : living by the press

Author: Marianne Van Remoortel
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture.
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"Covering a wide range of magazine work by women, including editing, illustration, poetry, needlework instruction and typesetting, this book provides fresh insights into the participation of women in the nineteenth-century magazine industry. The common thread running through the chapters is the question of how women negotiated the relationship between their public and private selves. Quite often, that relationship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Van Remoortel
ISBN: 9781137435989 1137435984
OCLC Number: 907658297
Description: ix, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Figures --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1. Women, Work and the Victorian Press --
2. Selling Domesticity: Eliza Warren Francis and the Ladies' Treasury --
3. Threads of Life: Matilda Marian Pullan and Needlework Instruction --
4. Christina Rossetti and the Economics of Periodical Poetry --
5. The Fine Art of Satire: Florence and Adelaide Claxton and the Magazines --
6. Back-Room Workers Stepping Forward: The Compositors of the Victoria Press --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture.
Responsibility: Marianne Van Remoortel, Ghent University, Belgium.
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