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

Hardcover | April 15, 2012

EditorF. Elizabeth Gray

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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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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-dominat...

ELIZABETH GRAY is senior lecturer in the Department of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University, New Zealand, where she has taught writing and nineteenth-century literature since 2003. She is the author of Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women's Poetry and several articles on nineteenth-century women's p...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.64 × 5.69 × 0.89 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361714

ISBN - 13:9780230361713

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AcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction; F.E.GrayMaking More than a Name: Eliza Lynn Linton and the Commodification of the Woman Journalist at the Fin de Siècle; L.A.Bache "Her usual daring style": Feminist New Journalism, Pioneering Women, and Traces of Frances Power Cobbe; S.HamiltonEdith Simcox's Diptych: Sexuality and Textuality; B.AyresAlice Meynell, Literary Reviewing, and the Cultivation of Scorn; F.E.Gray Humanitarian Journalism: The Career of Lady Isabella Somerset; M.Tusan Flora Shaw and the Times: Becoming a Journalist, Advocating Empire; D.O.Helly "Making a Name for Whistler": Elizabeth Robins Pennell as a New Art Critic; K.Morse Jones "A Fair Field and No Favour": Hulda Friederichs, the Interview, and the New Woman; F.Dillane Representing the Professional Woman: The Celebrity Interviewing of Sarah Tooley; T.Doughty Ella Hepworth Dixon: Storming the Bastille, or Taking it by Stealth?; V.Fehlbaum Journalism's Iconoclast: Rosamund Marriott Watson ('Graham R. Tomson'); L.K.Hughes Anti/Feminism: Frances Low and the Issue of Women's Work at the Fin de Siècle; A.Easley Complete Bibliography Index