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Gender and the rhetoric of modernity in Spanish America : 1850-1910

Author: Lee Joan Skinner
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines the work of both male and female writers to show how nineteenth-century discourses of modernity and gender overlapped and shaped each other in the Spanish-colonized Americas.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Joan Skinner
ISBN: 9780813062846 0813062845
OCLC Number: 948291543
Description: 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Public space/private discourse --
Constructions of domesticity --
Women's education --
New technologies, new work.
Responsibility: Lee Skinner.

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Surveys a range of countries across the nineteenth-century Spanish-colonized Americas, showing how both men and women used the discourses of modernity to envision the place of women in the modern,  Read more...
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"Looks at how men and women writers in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Latin America understood the role of women in the advancement of their countries as they entered modernity. . . . Read more...

 
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