Gender, professions and discourse: early twentieth-century women’s autobiography

Christine Etherington-Wright

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages248
    ISBN (Print)9780230219922
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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