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Women, femininity and public space in European visual culture, 1789-1914

Author: Temma Balducci; Heather Belnap Jensen
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on images of or produced by well-to-do nineteenth-century European women, this volume explores genteel femininity as resistant to easy codification vis-a-vis the public. Attending to various iterations of the public as space, sphere and discourse, sixteen essays challenge the false binary construct that has held the public as the sole preserve of prosperous men. By contrast, the essays collected in Women,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Temma Balducci; Heather Belnap Jensen
ISBN: 9781409465720 1409465721
OCLC Number: 876466633
Description: xviii, 317 pages, 20 pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Marketing the maternal body in the public spaces of post-Revolutionary Paris / Heather Belnap Jensen --
The Baroness Hyde de Neuville and the sidewalks of New York, 1807-14 / Laura Auricchio --
Mediating private and public : Juliette Récamier's salon at l'Abbaye-aux-Bois / Daniel Harkett --
The female artist in the public eye : women copyists at the Uffizi, 1770-1859 / Sheila Barker --
A woman abroad : Emma Brownlow in Brittany / Pamela Gerrish Nunn --
Representing the modern woman : the fashion plate reconsidered (1865-75) / Justine De Young --
"Excessive industry" : female art historians, popular publishing and professional access / Amy M. Von Lintel --
Connaisseuses and cocottes : women at the Salon in French caricature / Karen J. Leader --
Aller à pied : bourgeois women on the streets of Paris / Temma Balducci --
De paseo : tracing women's steps in Madrid's late nineteenth-century illustrated press / Vanesa Rodríguez-Galindo --
Women, art history and the public sphere : Emilia Dilke's eighteenth century / Elizabeth C. Mansfield --
Walking the dog à la ville : Louise Abbéma, women and the Parisian landscape / Miranda Mason --
The boarders and borders of Emily Carr's London student sojourn / Samantha Burton --
Separation and erasure : the fate of women artists in Vienna / Julie M. Johnson --
Single women, public space and the German Ledigenheim / Erin Eckhold Sassin --
Gertrude Stein "facing both ways" / Annalisa Zox-Weaver.
Responsibility: edited by Temma Balducci and Heather Belnap Jensen.

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Focusing on images of or produced by nineteenth-century European women, this volume explores genteel femininity as resistant to easy codification vis-a-vis the public. Attending to various iterations  Read more...

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