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Author Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll.

Title Disorderly conduct : visions of gender in Victorian America / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg.

Publication Info. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1985.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.4 S664D    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: Hearing women's words: a feminist reconstruction of history -- The female world of love and ritual: relations between women in nineteenth-century America -- 2: Bourgeois discourse and the age of Jackson: an introduction -- Davy Crockett as trickster: pornography, liminality, and symbolic inversion in victorian America -- Beauty, the beast, and the militant woman: a case study in sex roles and social stress in Jacksonian America -- The cross and the pedestal: women, anti-ritualism, and the emergence of the American Bourgeoisie -- 3: Bourgeois discourse and the progressive era: an introduction -- Puberty to menopause: the cycle of femininity in nineteenth-century America -- The hysterical woman: sex roles and role conflict in nineteenth-century America -- The abortion movement in the AMA, 1850-1880 -- The new woman as Androgyne: social disorder and gender crisis, 1870-1936.
Subject Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Middle class -- United States -- History.
Sex role -- United States -- History.
Gender Identity.
Identification, Psychological -- Essays.
Women -- psychology -- Essays.
Women's Rights -- history -- United States -- Essays.
ISBN 0394535456: $19.95
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