Gender, professions and discourse : early twentieth-century women's autobiography / Christine Etherington-Wright

Author(s): Etherington-Wright, Christine, 1950-
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Subjects: Autobiography--Women authors
English prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
English prose literature--20th century--History and criticism
Women authors, English--Biography--History and criticism
Women and literature--Great Britain--History--20th century
Women--Great Britain--Biography--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
1. Introduction 3
2. Headmistresses 17
3. Women Doctors 37
4. Nurses and VADs 54
5. Artists and Practitioners 70
6. Women Writers 86
7. The Frontispiece Image in Autobiography 107
8. Prefaces, Prologues, Forewords and Introductions 130
9. Silences 143
10. Self and Identity 162
11. Memory and Accuracy 181
12. Conclusion 198
Notes 207
Index 235
Notes: LCCN: 2008027602
ISBN: 9780230219922 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230219926 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- Headmistresses -- Women doctors -- Nurses and VADs -- Artists and practitioners -- Women writers -- The frontispiece image in autobiography -- Prefaces, prologues, forewords and introductions -- Silences -- Self and identity -- Memory and accuracy -- Conclusion
Physical Description: ix, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 232981136
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230219922
0230219926

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