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Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Press Lou Charnon-Deutsch

Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Press

Lou Charnon-Deutsch

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780271019130
Hardcover
307 pages
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Through the lens of cultural studies, Charnon-Deutsch (Hispanic languages, State U. of New York-Stony Brook) frames her commentary on nuestros grabados (our engravings), the section in illustrated 19th century Spanish weekly magazines in which artMoreThrough the lens of cultural studies, Charnon-Deutsch (Hispanic languages, State U. of New York-Stony Brook) frames her commentary on nuestros grabados (our engravings), the section in illustrated 19th century Spanish weekly magazines in which art critics instructed readers on how to view artists images of idealized femininzty. These 192 b&w illustrations from the period of Queen Isabel IIs 1868 overthrow to the end of the century embody male Romantic ideologies of women as symbols of beauty, desire, evil, bourgeois family values, exoticism, and political ideas.