Femininity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature and Society

From Dagger-Fans to Suffragettes
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ISBN-13:
9781137284563
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
192
Autor:
E. Godfrey
Serie:
Crime Files
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PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This exploration into the development of women's self-defence from 1850 to 1914 features major writers, including H.G. Wells, Elizabeth Robins and Richard Marsh, and encompasses an unusually wide-ranging number of subjects from hatpin crimes to the development of martial arts for women.
List of Figures Acknowledgments A Note on the Text Abbreviations Introduction PART I: 'A DOOR OPEN, A DOOR SHUT' On the Street Danger en Route Behind Closed Doors: Bogey-Husbands in Disguise: Mona Caird's The Wing of Azrael (1889) PART II: FIGHTING FOR EMANCIPATION Elizabeth Robins' The Convert The Last Heroine Left? PART III: THE PRE-WAR FEMALE GAZE 'Where Are You Going To, My Pretty Maid?': Elizabeth Robins on White Slavery Read My Lips Bibliography Index
This exploration into the development of women's self-defence from 1850 to 1914 features major writers, including H.G. Wells, Elizabeth Robins and Richard Marsh, and encompasses an unusually wide-ranging number of subjects from hatpin crimes to the development of martial arts for women.

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