Women and material culture, 1660-1830 /edited by Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242383

Description

xii, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Women Social conditions.
Women consumers History.
Material culture History.
Material culture in literature.
Sachkultur.
Frau.

Originator

Batchelor, Jennie, 1976-
Kaplan, Cora.

Contents

Women and their jewels / Marcia Pointon -- Fanny's pockets: cotton, consumption and domestic economy, 1780-1850 / Barbara Burman, Jonathan White -- 'Changing her gown and setting her head to rights': new shops, new hats and new identities / Jillian Heydt-Stevenson -- Sculpting tiaras: Grand Duchess Maria Fedorovna as a producer and consumer of the arts / Rosalind P. Blakesley -- Pride and prejudice: eighteenth-century women sculptors and their material practices / Marjan Steckx -- A female sculptor and connoisseur: artistic self-fashioning and the exposure of connoisseurship, collecting and concupiscence / Angela Escott -- 'The taste for bringing the outside in': nationalism, gender and landscape wallpaper (1700-1825) / Ellen Kennedy Johnson -- Taihu tatlers: aesthetic translation in the China trade / David Porter -- White slavery: Hannah More, women and fashion / Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace -- Reinstating the 'Pamela Vogue' / Jennie Batchelor -- The book as cosmopolitan object: women's publishing, collecting and Anglo-German exchange / Alessa Johns -- 'Books without which I cannot write': how did eighteenth-century women writers get the books they read? / Susan Staves.

Publication

Basingstoke ; New York :

Description

xii, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-216) and index.
Complimentary copy, July 2, 2007. Historic New England photograph of Chinese wallpaper at Beauport featured on page 122.

ISBN

9780230007055 (cloth)
0230007058 (cloth)

Call Number

Stacks HQ1587.W627 2007

Places

Europe
Europa.