The Girlas Own Paper, founded in 1880, both shaped and reflected tensions between traditional domestic ideologies of the period and New Woman values in the context of the figure of the New Girl. These selections from the journal demonstrate the efforts of its publisher (the Religious Tract Society) to combat the negative moral influence of sensational popular literature while at the same time addressing the desires of its audience for exciting reading material and information about topics mothers could not or would not discuss. Selected fiction gives a rich sense of the conventions and the domestic ideology of the time; the nonfiction prose ranges from essays on conduct and household management to articles on new opportunities in education and work.I am a Hospital Nurse, and such a world of meaning is contained in that short sentence, that as I have often saidahad I known all I ... all parties concerned, so we will pass quickly over them, and if you want to be a nurse, do make up your minds to give up the worship of such .... ESSAYS)a. generall ready for ours, and needed not many little de icacies to tempt our appetitesaplain bread and butter sumced!
|Title||:||Selections from The GirlÕs Own Paper, 1880-1907|
|Publisher||:||Broadview Press - 2004-05-18|