Suffer and be still: women in the Victorian age

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Indiana University Press,
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1973, c1972.

The ideal woman of the Victorian era was a combination of sexual innocence,conspicuous consumption, and worship of the family hearth—with marriage and procreation beinga woman’s only function. Suffer and Be Still is a collection of ten lively essays whichdocument the feminine stereotypes that Victorian women fought against, but only partiallydefeated.

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table_of_contents The Victorian governess: status incongruence in family and society, by M. J. Peterson.--From dame to woman: W. S. Gilbert and theatrical transvestism, by J. W. Stedman.--Victorian women and menstruation, by E. and E. Showalter.--Marriage, redundancy, or sin: the painter's view of women in the first twenty-five years of Victoria's reign, by H. E. Roberts.--A study of Victorian prostitution and venereal disease, by E. M. Sigsworth and T. J. Wyke.--Working-class women in Britain, 1890-1914, by P. N. Stearns.--The debate over women: Ruskin vs. Mill, by K. Millett.--Stereotypes of femininity in a theory of sexual evolution, by J. Conway.--Innocent femina sensualis in unconscious conflict, by P. T. Cominos.--The women of England in a century of social change, 1815-1914: a select bibliography, by S. B. Kanner (p. 173-206)
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