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Disorderly conduct : [electronic resource] visions of gender in Victorian America / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg.

By: Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1985Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 357 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0394535456 :; 9780394535456.Subject(s): Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Middle class -- United States -- History | Sex role -- United States -- History | Femmes -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e siècle | Femmes -- États-Unis -- Conditions sociales | Bourgeoisie -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Rôle selon le sexe -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Gender Identity -- United States -- Essays | Identification (Psychology) -- United States -- Essays | Women -- psychology -- United States -- Essays | Women's Rights -- history -- United States -- Essays | Vrouwen | Feminisme | BurgerijDDC classification: 305.4/0973 Other classification: 71.31 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
1: Hearing women's words: a feminist reconstruction of history -- The female world of love and ritual: relations between women in nineteenth-century America -- 2: Bourgeois discourse and the age of Jackson: an introduction -- Davy Crockett as trickster: pornography, liminality, and symbolic inversion in victorian America -- Beauty, the beast, and the militant woman: a case study in sex roles and social stress in Jacksonian America -- The cross and the pedestal: women, anti-ritualism, and the emergence of the American Bourgeoisie -- 3: Bourgeois discourse and the progressive era: an introduction -- Puberty to menopause: the cycle of femininity in nineteenth-century America -- The hysterical woman: sex roles and role conflict in nineteenth-century America -- The abortion movement in the AMA, 1850-1880 -- The new woman as Androgyne: social disorder and gender crisis, 1870-1936.
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1: Hearing women's words: a feminist reconstruction of history -- The female world of love and ritual: relations between women in nineteenth-century America -- 2: Bourgeois discourse and the age of Jackson: an introduction -- Davy Crockett as trickster: pornography, liminality, and symbolic inversion in victorian America -- Beauty, the beast, and the militant woman: a case study in sex roles and social stress in Jacksonian America -- The cross and the pedestal: women, anti-ritualism, and the emergence of the American Bourgeoisie -- 3: Bourgeois discourse and the progressive era: an introduction -- Puberty to menopause: the cycle of femininity in nineteenth-century America -- The hysterical woman: sex roles and role conflict in nineteenth-century America -- The abortion movement in the AMA, 1850-1880 -- The new woman as Androgyne: social disorder and gender crisis, 1870-1936.

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