Seeing the American woman, 1880-1920 : the social impact of the visual media explosion /

"From 1880 to 1920, the first national visual culture developed in the United States. Exploring both high and low culture, from the circus and film to newspapers and magazines, this volume examines depictions of women at the dawn of "mass media," depictions that would remain influenti...

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Main Author: Adams, Katherine H., 1954-
Other Authors: Keene, Michael L., Koella, Jennifer Campbell.
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • Public women, public depictions
  • Woman as child, child as woman
  • The Gibson girl
  • The stunt girl
  • The (comedic) victim of violence: the constantly
  • Imperiled Pauline
  • Evil lone dancers: the Salome and her sisters
  • Women on scientific display: natives, oddities, and grotesqueries
  • A modern amalgam: the political woman
  • Conclusion.