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Link MSt in English Language

Podcasts on Oxford's Masters in EngIish Language. Includes talks on Chaucer, Shakespeare, and gender and language.

Language, Gender, Shakespeare, Chaucer view
Link British Women's History

Concentrates on British women's emancipation since the Renaissance, bringing together many primary sources and presenting essays, summaries and...

Gender, Women, Sufferage, History view
Link Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Open-access peer-reviewed journal on gender, literature, and culture in the nineteenth century.

Nineteenth-century, Victorian, Gender, Criticism view
Link "Is Autism an extreme of the male brain?" A lecture by Simon Baron-Cohen

This is a Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture given by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University, entitled "Is Autism an extreme of the male...

Gender, autism, aspergers, Brain, brain scanning, empathy view
Link The Victorian Web

A constantly evolving archive of over 61,000 documents and images relating to the British Victorian period. The emphasis is on connections between...

19th century, Social history, History of science, Architecture, Painting, Visual arts, Sculpture, Book design & illustration, Photography, Decorative arts, Gender view
Document 'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan

In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...

Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century view
Document The English Tea-Table: The Domestic Feminisation Of An Exotic Commodity, From The Arrival Of Tea In England circa 1660 To 1760, Maggie Henderson-Tew

‘Along with air and water, tea is the most widely-consumed substance on the planet.’1 This rather startling statement underlines the position of...

tea, Gender, Furniture view
Document ‘Unsex Me Here’1: Mythical women and the threat of the femme fatale in the Victorian era, as seen in John Singer Sargent’s Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth (1889) and Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Body’s Beauty’ (c.1866), Kathryn Waters

This article will consider depictions of two different mythical women in the Victorian period, namely the characters of Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth...

Victorian Culture, Pre-raphaelite, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 19th century, Gender view
Document The Development Of The Dinner Suit And Depictions Of Formalwear In William Quiller Orchardson’s Mariage De Convenance, George Taylor

Scottish Artist William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910) depicted numerous high-society scenes, and clothing is a central feature of these works....

Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century view
Document The Journey from the Veil to the Tassel: The Progression of Female Higher Education in Britain with a Focus on Medical Education and the Influence of India During the Late Nineteenth Century, Noor-e Islam

This article will discuss a poem written by Krishnabhabini Das, first published in Calcutta in 1885. The poem selected reveals a desperately...

Indian history, 19th century, Victorian England, Gender, feminism, Poetry view
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