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Fanning the flames: women, fashion and politics

Chalus, E (2012) 'Fanning the flames: women, fashion and politics.' In: Potter, T, ed. Women, popular culture and the eighteenth century. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. ISBN 9781442641815

Abstract

In contemporary pop culture, the pursuits regarded as the most frivolous are typically understood to be more feminine in nature than masculine. This collection illustrates how ideas of the popular and the feminine were assumed to be equally naturally intertwined in the eighteenth century, and the ways in which that association facilitates the ongoing trivialization of both.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Additional Information:

Paper of the same title delivered at the seminar 'Fans, Flags and Songs: material culture as sources to the cultural history of politics' as part of the Cultural Dynamics research programme at Aarhus University, Denmark on 24 September 2014.

Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 09:04
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:28
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/598
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