The Women Aesthetes : British Writers, 1870-1900
By: Spirit, Jane.
Contributor(s): Asbee, Sue | Joannou, Mary | Nicholson, Claire.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2013Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (1170 p.).ISBN: 9781781446843.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Women Aesthetes : British Writers, 1870–1900Online resources: Click here to access online
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The Women Aesthetes: British Writers, 1870-1900, Volume 1; Contents of the Edition; Contents to Volume 1; General Introduction; Editorial Principles; Bibliography; Chronology of British Writers 1870-1900; Ouida [Marie Louise de la Ramée]; Folle-Farine; PrincessNapraxine; A. C. Thompson [Alice Meynell]; Preludes; The Colour of Life and Other Essays; Rhoda and Agnes Garrett; Suggestions for House Decoration in Painting, Woodwork and Furniture; Violet Fane [Mary Montgomerie Lamb, Mary Montgomerie Singleton,Mary Montgomerie Currie and Lady Currie]
The Queen of Fairies (A Village Story) and Other PoemsA. Mary F. Robinson [Mary Darmester and Mary Duclaux]; A Handful of Honeysuckle; Rhoda Broughton; Second Thoughts; Editorial Notes to Volume 1; List of Sources; The Women Aesthetes: British Writers, 1870-1900, Volume 2; Contents to Volume 2; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Lucy Crane; Art and the Formation of Taste, SixLectures by Lucy Crane; Lucas Malet [Mary St Leger Harrison née Kingsley]; Mrs Lorimer (A Sketch in Black andWhite); The Wages of Sin: A Novel; Amy Levy; A Minor Poet and Other Verse
Janey Sevilla Campbell [Lady Archibald Campbell née Callendar]Rainbow Music or The Philosophyof Harmony in Colour Grouping; Mabel Wotton; A Pretty Radical and Other Stories; Michael Field [Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper]; A Question of Memory; 'Equal Love', Pageant; Florence Farr [Florence Emery]; The Dancing Faun; Una Taylor; Nets for the Wind; Editorial Notes to Volume 2; List of Sources; The Women Aesthetes: British Writers, 1870-1900, Volume 3; Contents to Volume 3; Vernon Lee [Violet Paget]; Baldwin; Juvenilia; Graham R. Tomson [Rosamund Marriott Watson]
The Bird-Bride: A Volume of Ballads and SonnetsGilbert H. Page [Ella D'Arcy]; 'The Smile', Argosy:A Magazine of Tales, Travels, Essays and Poems; 'In a Cathedral', Argosy: A Magazine of Tales, Travels, Essays andPoems; 'Personality in Art',Westminster Review; John Oliver Hobbes [Pearl Richards]; A SinnersComedy; SomeEmotions and a Moral; Charlotte Mew; 'Passed', Yellow Book; Dollie Radford; A Light Load; Songs and Other Verses; Edith Nesbit; 'Miss Lorrimore's Career', Sylvia'sJournal; Netta Syrett; 'Fairy Gold', Temple Bar; Olive Custance; Opals; Editorial Notes to Volume 3; List of Sources
The aesthetic movement dominated the closing decades of the nineteenth century. It was significant for the role women played in it at a time when there were growing opportunities for them, both artistically and professionally. The material in this collection provides a representative selection of essays, fiction, poetry and drama by female authors.