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Women and gender in 18th-century Russia

Author: Wendy Rosslyn
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays by authorities in the field from the USA, Russia and Western Europe focuses on the social history and culture both of noblewomen and of lower-class women, about whom relatively little is currently known. Much of the research is based on women's own evidence and on archival documents. The volume opens with a survey of research in this area and with discussions of male constructions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women and gender in 18th-century Russia.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003
(OCoLC)654615874
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Rosslyn
ISBN: 0754605051 9780754605058
OCLC Number: 49795646
Description: x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Women in Russia (1700-1825): Recent Research / Wendy Rosslyn --
'The Crown of Maidenly Honour and Virtue': Redefining Femininity in Peter I's Russia / Lindsey Hughes --
Feminisation as Functionalisation: the Presentation of Femininity by the Sentimentalist Man / Carolin Heyder, Arja Rosenholm --
Cosmetics--or Dying to Overcome Nature in an Age of Art and Artifice / Helena Goscilo --
Love and the Lap-Dog / Semeon Ekshtut --
Russian Noblewomen's Education in the Home as Revealed in Late 18th- and Early 19th-Century Memoris / Natal'ia L. Pushkareva --
Imaginary World: Reading in the Lives of Russian Provincial Noblewomen (1750-1825) / Olga E. Glagoleva --
Women's Letters and Russian Noble Culture of the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries / Anna Belova --
Observations on the Life and Work of Elizaveta Kheraskova (1737-1809) / Frank Gopfert --
Women, Critics, and Women Critics in Early Russian Women's Journals / Gitta Hammarberg --
From Maintenance to Entitlement: Defining the Dowry in 18th-Century Russia / Michelle Lamarche Marrese --
Marriage, Church, and Community in 18th-Century St Petersburg / Robin Bisha --
Episodes from Women's Lives in the Reign of Peter I / Ol'ga Kosheleva --
Female Employees in the Russian Imperial Theatres (1785-1825) / Wendy Rosslyn.
Responsibility: edited by Wendy Rosslyn.
Local System Bib Number:
.b21783640

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A collection of writing on women in 18th century Russia. Women's culture is explored through women's own accounts, studies of their letters and literary works. Particular attention is paid to the  Read more...
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