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Title Essays on women's artistic and cultural contributions 1919-1939 : expanded social roles for the new woman following the First World War / edited by Paula Birnbaum and Anna Novakov ; with a preface by Flavia Marcello
Imprint Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2009
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  704.042 Es739 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101479510
Descript vii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-261) and index
Preface / Flavia Marcello -- Acknowledgments -- General introduction / Paula Birnbaum and Anna Novakov -- Part One: Reconfiguring girlhood -- 1. Marching teams and modern girls: bodies and culture in interwar New Zealand / Charlotte Macdonald -- Gender and generational identity: Camp Fire girls and cultural production in the interwar years / Jennifer Helgren -- Deconstructing girlhood: Claude Cahun's "Sophie la Symboliste" / Jennifer L. Shaw -- Part Two: Modernity and Visual Culture -- 4. Weimar cultural production: visual pleasure and radical critique in the work of Hannah Hoch / Melissa Johnson -- 5. Modern madonnas and working mothers / Paula Birnbaum -- 6. Modern girls, working women, and housewives: Japanese women artists in the interwar years / Laura W. Allen -- Part Three: Re-imagining gender and race -- 7. Pool and the production of cinema, sexuality, and race during the interwar era / Tirza True Latimer -- Frida Kahlo, American nationalism, and the new mestiza woman / Celia S. Stahr -- 9. Passion and valor in Malvina Hoffman's sculptures from the interwar years -- Part Four: Craftswomen and National Identity -- 10. "The fabric of the nation's art": women's appropriation of aboriginal textile motifs during the interwar period in British Columbia / Tusa Shea -- 11. Foreign treasures: Elizabeth Ginno's costume etchings at the 1940 Exposition on Treasure Island -- Part Five: Women and Public Spaces -- 12. The bobbed builder: women architects in the Weimar Republic / Despina Stratigakos -- 13. A bath in the surf: Ivana Tomljenovic's interwar street photographs / Anna Novakov -- 14. Hobo girls: the inauspicious working girl and ideal fluidity / Stephanie Ellis -- Contributors -- Bibliography -- Index
Subject Women artists -- Social conditions
Women artists -- History -- 20th century
Alt Author Birnbaum, Paula
Novakov, Anna
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