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Women, privacy and modernity in early twentieth-century British writing

Wendy Gan

Women, privacy and modernity in early twentieth-century British writing

by Wendy Gan

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature,
  • Privacy in literature,
  • Home in literature,
  • Space in literature,
  • Women -- Identity,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWendy Gan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR116 .G36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051809M
    ISBN 100230535852
    ISBN 109780230535855
    LC Control Number2008034845

    Abstract. The literature of – inevitably reflects a wide range of responses to women’s experiences, especially of home and family. Marriage is the key theme of the novel of the long nineteenth century, which records a questioning of society’s assumptions about the appropriateness and availability of marriage, especially for middle-class women with aspirations to fulfil themselves. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

    The Relationship between Women in Early Twentieth Century Women’s Literature. In twenty first century pop culture, relationships between women are portrayed as being tightly knit and balanced as displayed by characters from the book The Friday Night Knitting Club . Book Description: This wide-ranging examination of the genres of early modern women's writing embraces translation in the fields of theological discourse, romance and classical tragedy, original meditations and prayers, letters and diaries, poetry, closet .

    Consider 19th/Early 20th Century Travelers (Women in World History Curriculum) Consider 19th/Early 20th Century Travelers © Of her journals, letters, and books, “The Desert and the Sown,” offers a particularly fine account of her journey through Syria from Jericho to Antioch. His stature in modern literature has been contested, but probably the most common critical view from the s onward ranked him as one of the three major twentieth-century British poets, and heir to Eliot and Yeats. Stephen Spender ( – )), whose career began in the s, was another important poet.


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Privacy is not often thought of as a marker of modernity but a look at British women's writing of the early twentieth century suggests that it should be so. This book examines the female pursuit of privacy, particularly of the spatial kind, as women began to claim privacy as an entitlement of the modern, middle-class woman.

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A girl born inas my grandmother was, had little chance of .Women in modern literature often include strong independent females juxtaposed by oppressed women to provide examples for young female readers and to critique short comings of our society. The emergence of the independent female novelist in America has allowed for a new evolution of the role of women in fiction al literature.Wendy Gan is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong and the author of Women, Privacy and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century British .