Entries on 'Leonora Eyles', 'Ruby M. Ayres', 'M. Belloc-Lowndes' and 'The Society of Women Writers & Journalists'

Hackney, Fiona (2006) Entries on 'Leonora Eyles', 'Ruby M. Ayres', 'M. Belloc-Lowndes' and 'The Society of Women Writers & Journalists'. In: Encyclopedia Of British Women's Writing 1900-1950. Palgrave, Hampshire (UK) & New York (USA). ISBN 1403916926

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"The Encyclopaedia of British Women’s Writing" gathers together, for the first time, research on women writers working in journalism and radio, as well as writing literary fiction, and is a ground breaking study, in this respect. It includes contributions from – leading academics working in literary studies and women’s history, and is produced by one of the leading academic publishers in the field. Hackney's essays on commercial women’s magazines, include women who wrote editorial and fiction. Leonora Eyles, in particular, is a highly significant figure about whom little has been written and who worked as a novelist, a journalist (agony aunt for a number popular women’s magazines) and who wrote polemical works. The short essay on The Society of Women Writers & Journalists, similarly breaks new ground, foreground important group about which little is published academically.

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Additional Information: The work on women journalists has been developed and disseminated in a number of conference papers, including: ‘The Woman’s Point of View: the modern woman journalist and journalism for modern women,’ give at Places of Exchange conference, Glasgow University (2002), pop culture one, ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy: romantic fiction in popular women’s magazines in the 1930s’, invited paper give at the University of the West of England, Bristol, 2006. She was invited to participate in a panel, ‘Subjugated Knowledges: Interwar Women’s Journalism and the Public Sphere’ at the Modernist Studies Association conference, ‘Other Modernisms, Modernism’s Others’ in Vancouver, Canada (2004), and Dr. Patrick Collier subsequently invited the author to talk at ‘Transatlantic Print Culture, 1880-1940: Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms’ at the University of Delaware, April 2007.
ISBN: 1403916926
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Depositing User: Fiona Hackney
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2014 10:19
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2014 13:39
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/541

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