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Rachel Mesch

This article considers the role of men in a form of feminist expression promoted in women's magazines and novels during the Belle Epoque. “Belle Epoque literary feminism,“ as I have termed it, was characterized by a desire to reconcile gender equality with traditional gender roles, outside of political channels; it was also, I argue, defined by male participation. Focusing on a widespread effort to modernize marriage, the article examines both men and women's discussions of marital equality in the influential women's magazines Femina and La Vie Heureuse; it then considers the role assigned to men in realizing feminist marriage in two popular women's novels, Marcelle Tinayre's La Rebelle and Louise Marie Compain's L'Un vers l'autre.

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David N. Myers, Pnina Lahav, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder, Adi Mahalel, and Lauren B. Strauss

Mothers,” addresses the Israeli mother as she was imagined in the women's press. In this section Geva offers a fascinating discussion of the developing Israeli attitude toward abortion (lenient and tolerant) and also covers the still festering wound of the

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Amy Kallander

1961 was accompanied by Tunisian President Bourguiba's divorce of Moufida (née Mathilde Lorrain), his wife of nearly thirty years, a French woman, and partisan of Tunisian independence. Familial metaphors permeated the women's press in the metropole

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Denunciations of dependence

Race, gender, and the double bind of domestic work in the Eastern Cape

Lotte Danielsen

.1111/1467-9655.12024 Cock , Jacklyn . 1989 . Maids and madams: Domestic workers under apartheid . London : Women's Press . Comaroff , John. L. , and Jean Comaroff . 1987 . “ The madman and the migrant: Work and labor in the historical consciousness of a South

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Victor Jeleniewski Seidler

influenced in different ways by Judy Grahn The Work of a Common Woman Only Women Press, London 1985 and Janet Raymond A Passion for Friends: Towards a Philosophy of Female Affection The Woman’s Press, London, 1990. 16 Sheila Shulman is quoting from the