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Women in Journalism at the Fin de Siècle : Making a Name for Herself

By: Gray, F. Elizabeth.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (272 p.).ISBN: 9781137001306.Subject(s): LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors | Women and journalism - Great Britain - History - 19th century | Women in journalism - Great Britain - History - 19th century | Women journalists - Great Britain | Women journalists - Great Britain - History - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women in Journalism at the Fin de Siècle : Making a Name for HerselfDDC classification: 072.082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction ; 2 Making More than a Name: Eliza Lynn Linton and the Commodification of the Woman Journalist at the Fin de Siècle; 3 ''Her usual daring style'': Feminist New Journalism, Pioneering Women, and Traces of Frances Power Cobbe; 4 Edith Simcox''s Diptych: Sexuality and Textuality; 5 Alice Meynell, Literary Reviewing, and the Cultivation of Scorn; 6 Humanitarian Journalism: The Career of Lady Isabella Somerset; 7 Flora Shaw and the Times: Becoming a Journalist, Advocating Empire
8 ''Making a name for Whistler'': Elizabeth Robins Pennell as a New Art Critic9 ''A fair field and no favour'': Hulda Friederichs, the Interview, and the New Woman; 10 Representing the Professional Woman: The Celebrity Interviewing of Sarah Tooley; 11 Ella Hepworth Dixon: Storming the Bastille, or Taking it by Stealth?; 12 Journalism''s Iconoclast: Rosamund Marriott Watson (''Graham R. Tomson''); 13 Anti/Feminism: Frances Low and the Issue of Women''s Work at the Fin de Siècle; Complete Bibliography; Index
Summary: As the nineteenth-century drew to a close, women became more numerous and prominent in British journalism. This book offers a fascinating introduction to the work lives of twelve such journalists, and each essay examines the career, writing and strategic choices of women battling against the odds to secure recognition in a male-dominated society.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction ; 2 Making More than a Name: Eliza Lynn Linton and the Commodification of the Woman Journalist at the Fin de Siècle; 3 ''Her usual daring style'': Feminist New Journalism, Pioneering Women, and Traces of Frances Power Cobbe; 4 Edith Simcox''s Diptych: Sexuality and Textuality; 5 Alice Meynell, Literary Reviewing, and the Cultivation of Scorn; 6 Humanitarian Journalism: The Career of Lady Isabella Somerset; 7 Flora Shaw and the Times: Becoming a Journalist, Advocating Empire

8 ''Making a name for Whistler'': Elizabeth Robins Pennell as a New Art Critic9 ''A fair field and no favour'': Hulda Friederichs, the Interview, and the New Woman; 10 Representing the Professional Woman: The Celebrity Interviewing of Sarah Tooley; 11 Ella Hepworth Dixon: Storming the Bastille, or Taking it by Stealth?; 12 Journalism''s Iconoclast: Rosamund Marriott Watson (''Graham R. Tomson''); 13 Anti/Feminism: Frances Low and the Issue of Women''s Work at the Fin de Siècle; Complete Bibliography; Index

As the nineteenth-century drew to a close, women became more numerous and prominent in British journalism. This book offers a fascinating introduction to the work lives of twelve such journalists, and each essay examines the career, writing and strategic choices of women battling against the odds to secure recognition in a male-dominated society.

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BRENDA AYRES Professor of English, Liberty University, USALEE ANNE BACHE Indiana University, USA FIONNUALA DILLANE University College Dublin, Ireland TERRI DOUGHTY Vancouver Island University, CanadaALEXIS EASLEY Associate Professor of English, University of St. Thomas, USAVALERIE FEHLBAUM University of Geneva, Switzerland SUSAN HAMILTON Professor of English, University of Alberta, CanadaDOROTHY O. HELLY Professor Emerita of History and Women's Studies, Hunter College, USA LINDA K. HUGHES Addie Levy Professor of Literature, Texas Christian University, USAKIMBERLEY MORSE JONES Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Sweet Briar College, USAMICHELLE TUSAN Associate Professor of History, University of Nevada, USA

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