Women's writing networks in Spanish magazines around 1900

Rideout, Judith (2017) Women's writing networks in Spanish magazines around 1900. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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As an output of the HERA Travelling Texts project, created with the aim of uncovering the realities of women’s literary culture on the fringes of Europe during the long nineteenth century, this study was conceptualised to find out more about the networks of women writers in Spain around 1900, using the digitised corpuses of contemporaneous periodicals as the primary source material. Each chapter of the study centres on a particular periodical, which is used as the starting point for the community of writers and readers, both real and imagined. This thesis looks at the realities of the literary culture for creative women in the late nineteenth century-early twentieth century, exploring the strategies used by women (and men) to support each other in their literary endeavours, how they took inspiration and courage from each other, how they promoted their own names, and how they were received by wider society. The study will also focus on the transnational nature of this literary culture, looking at how women of different nations influenced each other’s work, with a view to understanding more about how cultural change takes place. Finally, this thesis hopes to persuade the reader that the periodical is a rich and under-utilised resource for discovering more about the lives of women writers and their network of relationships.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: There is a digital object linked to this thesis which contains additional quantitative data: http://researchdata.gla.ac.uk/336/
Keywords: Spanish women writers, women's writing, transnational writers, La Luz del Porvenir, Las Dominicales, El Album Ibero-Americano, Spiritism, writing networks, Amalia Domingo Soler, Rosalia de Acuña, Concepción Gimeno de Flaquer, Entresiglos Spain, Spanish Magazines, Nineteenth-Century Spain.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages
P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages
P Language and Literature > PQ Romance literatures
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts & Humanities > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Hispanic Studies
Funder's Name: Humanities in the European research Area (HUMANITIES)
Supervisor's Name: Partzsch, Dr. Henriette
Date of Award: 2017
Depositing User: Miss Judith RIdeout
Unique ID: glathesis:2017-7859
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2017 13:24
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024 11:08
URI: https://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/7859
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