Educating the proper woman reader [electronic resource] : Victorian family literary magazines and the cultural health of the nation / Jennifer Phegley
- Phegley, Jennifer
- Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2004.
- Physical Description:
- x, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- The scene of women's reading : mid-nineteenth century culture, professional critics, and family literary magazines -- Piracy and the patriotic woman reader : making British literature American in Harper's new monthly magazine, 1850-1855 -- The education and professionalization of the woman reader : consolidating middleclass power in the Cornhill magazine, 1860-1864 -- (Im)proper reading for women : Belgravia magazine and the defense of the sensation novel, 1866-1871 -- Victoria's secret : the woman's movement from reader to writer/critic, 1863-1868.
- English literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Middle class women—Books and reading—English-speaking countries—History—19th century
- Women and literature—English-speaking countries—History—19th century
- Periodicals—Publishing—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Periodicals—Publishing—United States—History—19th century
- Literature publishing—Great Britain—History—19th century
- American literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Didactic literature, English—History and criticism
- Women in literature
- 081420967X (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-225) and index.
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