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‘Many more worlds to conquer’: the feminist press beyond suffrage

‘Many more worlds to conquer’: the feminist press beyond suffrage

Eustance, Claire (2017) ‘Many more worlds to conquer’: the feminist press beyond suffrage. In: Clay, Catherine, DiCenzo, Maria, Green, Barbara and Hackney, Fiona, (eds.) The Edinburgh Companion to Women’s Print Media in Interwar Britain (1918–1939). The Edinburgh History of Women’s Periodical Culture in Britain . Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 978-1-4744-1253-7 (In Press)

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Abstract

New perspectives on women’s print media in interwar Britain by experts in media, literary and cultural history.

This collection of new essays recovers and explores a neglected archive of women’s print media and dispels the myth of the interwar decades as a retreat to ‘home and duty’ for women. Women produced magazines and periodicals ranging in forms and appeal from highbrow to popular, private circulation to mass-market and radical to reactionary. The 1930s and 1930s gave rise to a plurality of new challenges and opportunities for women as consumers, workers and citizens, as well as wives and mothers. By restoring to view and analyzing the print media which served as the vehicles for debates about the arts, modern life, politics, economics and women’s roles in all these spheres, this collection makes a major contribution to revisionist scholarship on the interwar period.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: The forthcoming book is due to be published in August 2017. NE 020517
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interwar, Women’s media, British, magazines, Journalism, Periodicals, Feminism, Modernism
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of History, Politics & Social Sciences
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > History Research Group (HRG)
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 10:32
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: GREAT a
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17013

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