Spaces in Her Day: Australian Women's Diaries of the 1920s and 1930s

Spaces in Her Day Australian Women s Diaries of the s and s In writing a diary a woman shaped her day her week and her life This text looks at unpublished diaries written by ordinary women to explore the ways in which women made sense of their lives and th

  • Title: Spaces in Her Day: Australian Women's Diaries of the 1920s and 1930s
  • Author: Katie Holmes
  • ISBN: 9781863737319
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Paperback
  • In writing a diary, a woman shaped her day, her week, and her life This text looks at unpublished diaries written by ordinary women to explore the ways in which women made sense of their lives, and the ways they incorporated and lived or in some cases, resisted social prescriptions for their lives and work It explores the connections between what white, middle classIn writing a diary, a woman shaped her day, her week, and her life This text looks at unpublished diaries written by ordinary women to explore the ways in which women made sense of their lives, and the ways they incorporated and lived or in some cases, resisted social prescriptions for their lives and work It explores the connections between what white, middle class women wrote in their diaries and contemporary discussions about sexuality, work, relationships, motherhood and ageing This account places the lives and writing of women not previously regarded as important at the centre of historical analysis.

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