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Crafting the Woman Professional in the Long Nineteenth Century-Artistry and Industry in Britain [electronic resource]

edited by Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and Patricia Zakreski
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Burlington : Ashgate, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781472408969 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781472408976 (ebook), 9781472408983 (epub)
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Notes on contributors
  • Foreword / Linda Peterson
  • Introduction
  • Industrious amateurism
  • Women's work : the history of the Victorian domestic handicraft / Talia Schaffer
  • Light work : feminine leisure and the making of transparencies / John Plunkett
  • Pertinacious industry : the keyboard étude and the female amateur in E ngland, 1804-20 / Elizabeth Morgan
  • Dresses and drapery : female self-fashioning in muslin, 1800-50 / Alice Barnaby
  • The artistic career
  • Contrary to the habits of their sex? : women drawing on wood and the careers of Florence and Adelaide Claxton / Catherine Flood
  • The China painter : amateur celebrities and professional status at Howell and James "Royal Academy of China painting" / Anne Anderson
  • Creative industry : design, art education and the woman professional / Patricia Zakreski
  • Dorothy's career and other cautionary tales / Pamela Gerrish Nunn
  • The craft of self-fashioning
  • Negotiating fame : mid-Victorian women writers and the romantic myth of the gentlemanly reviewer / Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi
  • Towards an iconography of ouida as a woman artist / Andrew King
  • "Mady's tightrope walk" : the career of Marian Huxley Collier / Valerie Sanders
  • Living art : Michael Field, aestheticism and dress / Ana Parejo Vadillo.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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