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

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

DiCenzo, Maria and Eustance, Claire ORCID: 0000-0001-8680-8446 (2017) ‘Many more worlds to conquer’: the feminist press beyond suffrage. In: Clay, Catherine, DiCenzo, Maria, Green, Barbara and Hackney, Fiona, (eds.) Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period. The Edinburgh History of Women’s Periodical Culture in Britain . Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 978-1474412537

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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: Part IV: Feminist Media and Agendas for Change: Chapter 20.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interwar, Women’s media, British, magazines, Journalism, Periodicals, Feminism, Modernism
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > History Research Group (HRG)
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2020 00:52

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