TITLE

Picking the New Woman's Pockets

AUTHOR(S)
Myers, Janet C.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies;Spring2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the rational dress of the 1880s and 1890s when pockets are present in women's clothing. It cites the fictional representations and the cartoons from satirical magazines "London Charivari" and "Punch" that prefigured the freedom of women who sought access to self-assurance, sex and financial independence. The substantial role of rational dress in women, particularly on the integration of pockets, in shaping their identity is also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
96951828

 

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