Gender, Professions And Discourse: Early Twentieth-Century Women's Autobiography

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byChristine Etherington-Wright

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Analyzing ninety professional women's autobiographies from 1900-1920, the first part of this book concentrates on the endeavours of groups such as headmistresses, doctors, nurses, artists and writers to record their own lives, while the second part examines frontispiece photos, prefatory marginalia and the role of silences in autobiography.

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Analyzing ninety professional women's autobiographies from 1900-1920, the first part of this book concentrates on the endeavours of groups such as headmistresses, doctors, nurses, artists and writers to record their own lives, while the second part examines frontispiece photos, prefatory marginalia and the role of silences in autobiogr...

CHRISTINE ETHERINGTON-WRIGHT teaches film and literature at undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Portsmouth, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.85 × 5.69 × 0.8 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230219926

ISBN - 13:9780230219922

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Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgements
PART I
Introduction
Headmistresses
Doctors
Nurses and VADs
Artists and Practitioners
Writers
PART II
Frontispiece Photographs
Prefaces, Forewards and Introductions
Silences
Self and Identity
Memory and Accuracy
Conclusion
Notes
Index