Creative negativity : four Victorian exemplars of the female quest (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Creative negativity : four Victorian exemplars of the female quest

Author: Carol Hanbery MacKay
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on the early Modern and Victorian periods, the author finds covert revolutionaries in four female practioners of a strategy she calls creative negativity. She opens up for inspection the lives and creative endeavors of poet-photographer Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), novelist-essayist Anne Thackeray Ritchie (1837-1919), activist-spiritual leader Annie Besant (1847-1933), and actress-writer Elizabeth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Annie Besant; Elizabeth Robins; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Annie Wood Besant; Annie Besant; Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Elizabeth Robins; Annie Besant; Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Elizabeth Robins; Julia Margaret Cameron; Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Annie Besant; Elizabeth Robins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Hanbery MacKay
ISBN: 0804738297 9780804738293
OCLC Number: 46394034
Description: xix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Creative Negativity and the Female Quest --
The Singular Double Vision of Julia Margaret Cameron --
Self-Erasure and Self-Creation in Anne Thackeray Ritchie --
The Multiple Deconversions of Annie Wood Besant --
Elizabeth Robins Outperforms the New Woman --
Epilogue: The Female Quest Reconsidered.
Responsibility: Carol Hanbery MacKay.
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Focusing on the early Modern and Victorian periods, the author finds covert revolutionaries in four familiar practitioners of a strategy she calls creative negativity: poet-photographer Julia  Read more...

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"Fresh and compelling, this book develops a thesis about female 'creative negativity' that will be of great interest to scholars in the fields of Victorian literary culture and women's studies, Read more...

 
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