Reading the Irish Woman
Studies in Cultural Encounters and Exchange, 1714–1960
Gerardine Meaney, Mary O’Dowd, and Bernadette Whelan
Bernadette Whelan is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Limerick.
Gerardine Meaney is Director of the Humanities Institute of Ireland at University College Dublin.
Mary O’Dowd is Professor in the School of History and Anthropology at Queen’s University, Belfast.
Abbreviations Introduction Enlightenment 1. The Enlightenment, Reading and Irish Women, 1714-1820 2. Educating Women, Patriotism and Public Life, 1770-1845 Emigration 3. The Woman Emigrant Encounters the ‘New World’, c. 1851-1960 4. Women and the ‘American Way’, 1900-60 Modernism 5. Women as Producers and Consumers of Popular Culture, 1900-60 6. Women and the Gate Theatre, 1929-60: Sexual and Aesthetic Dissidences Bibliography Index
Publication: July 31, 2013
Series: Reappraisals in Irish History 2