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Author Wånggren, Lena,
Title Gender, technology and the new woman / Lena Wånggren.
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]

Series Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture.
Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Feminism in literature.
Equality in literature.
Technology in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 218 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [198]-212) and index.
Contents The new woman in technological modernity -- Typewriters and typists : secretarial agency at the fin de siècle -- The 'freedom machine' : the new woman and the bicycle -- Medical new women I : nurses -- Medical new women II : doctors -- Technologies of detection.
Summary This book examines late nineteenth-century feminism in relation to technologies of the time, marking the crucial role of technology in social and literary struggles for equality.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781474416276 (electronic bk.)
1474416276 (electronic bk.)
9781474416283 (epub)
OCLC # 1002303828
Additional Format Print version: Wånggren, Lena. Gender, technology and the new woman. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] 9781474416269 (OCoLC)963913901.