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Title Crafting the woman professional in the long nineteenth century [electronic resource] : artistry and industry in Britain / edited by Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and Patricia Zakreski.

Imprint Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2013.


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Description xx, 286 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Notes on contributors -- Foreword / Linda Peterson -- Introduction -- Industrious amateurism -- Women's work : the history of the Victorian domestic handicraft / Talia Schaffer -- Light work : feminine leisure and the making of transparencies / John Plunkett -- Pertinacious industry : the keyboard étude and the female amateur in E ngland, 1804-20 / Elizabeth Morgan -- Dresses and drapery : female self-fashioning in muslin, 1800-50 / Alice Barnaby -- The artistic career -- Contrary to the habits of their sex? : women drawing on wood and the careers of Florence and Adelaide Claxton / Catherine Flood -- The China painter : amateur celebrities and professional status at Howell and James "Royal Academy of China painting" / Anne Anderson -- Creative industry : design, art education and the woman professional / Patricia Zakreski -- Dorothy's career and other cautionary tales / Pamela Gerrish Nunn -- The craft of self-fashioning -- Negotiating fame : mid-Victorian women writers and the romantic myth of the gentlemanly reviewer / Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi -- Towards an iconography of ouida as a woman artist / Andrew King -- "Mady's tightrope walk" : the career of Marian Huxley Collier / Valerie Sanders -- Living art : Michael Field, aestheticism and dress / Ana Parejo Vadillo.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Middle class women -- Employment -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Handicraft -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hadjiafxendi, Kyriaki, 1976-
Zakreski, Patricia.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781472408969 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781472408976 (e-book)

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