The Resource Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918, Carole Gerson, (ebook)

Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918, Carole Gerson, (ebook)

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Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918
Title
Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918
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Carole Gerson
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Language
eng
Summary
Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918 is the first historical examination of women's engagement with multiple aspects of print over some two hundred years, from the settlers who wrote diaries and letters to the New Women who argued for ballots and equal rights. Considering women's published writing as an intervention in the public sphere of national and material print culture, this book uses approaches from book history to address the working and living conditions of women who wrote in many genres and for many reasons. This study situates English Canadian authors within an extensive framework that includes francophone writers as well as women's work as compositors, bookbinders, and interveners in public access to print. Literary authorship is shown to be one point on a spectrum that ranges from missionary writing, temperance advocacy, and educational texts to journalism and travel accounts by New Woman adventurers. Familiar figures such as Susanna Moodie, L.M. Montgomery, Nellie McClung, Pauline Johnson, and Sara Jeannette Duncan are contextualized by writers whose names are less well known (such as Madge Macbeth and Agnes Laut) and by many others whose writings and biographies have vanished into the recesses of history. Readers will learn of the surprising range of writing and publishing performed by early Canadian women under various ideological, biographical, and cultural motivations and circumstances. Some expressed reluctance while others eagerly sought literary careers. Together they did much more to shape Canada's cultural history than has heretofore been recognized
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Midwest
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Gerson, Carole
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Publishing
  • Women's studies
  • Women authors
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918, Carole Gerson, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554586882
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12147580
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remote
Stock number
12147580
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MWT12147580
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Canadian women in print, 1750<U+0096>1918, Carole Gerson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554586882
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12147580
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147580
System control number
MWT12147580
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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