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Gender, Professions and Discourse

Early Twentieth-Century Women’s Autobiography

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Part One

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 3-16
    3. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 17-36
    4. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 37-53
    5. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 54-69
    6. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 70-85
    7. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 86-103
  3. Part Two

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 107-129
    3. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 130-142
    4. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 143-161
    5. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 162-180
    6. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 181-197
    7. Christine Etherington-Wright
      Pages 198-206
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 207-241

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

biography gender identity memory stress women

About the authors

Christine Etherington-Wright is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies and Course Leader of the BA (Hons) Film Studies programme at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Over the years she has taught a range of different courses on gender issues, British Cinema, film theory and literary adaptations.

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