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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 The Travels, Trials and Travails of the New Woman in Australasia
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'This paper looks at early twentieth century representations of the Australasian new woman and her espousing ideals of freedom and knowledge in the face of masculinist ideological constructs of respectability and suitable female roles. It also considers the travelling of ideas between Britain, the United States and Australasia, where female suffrage had been fully gained by 1908 with mixed effects for the feminist movement. Particular attention is given to between-the-wars fiction, including some novels by Jean Devanny and Eleanor Dark ....' (Author's abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Studies vol. 17 no. 2 Winter 2002 Z1184206 2002 periodical issue 2002 pg. 95-112
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