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Class, gender, and philanthropy in the New York Society of Decorative Art, 1877-1902
The New York Society of Decorative Art (1877–1902) was founded in the years following the American Civil War to assist women in need by offering art needlework and other handicraft classes in the hopes that this education ...
"Paradise Lost": The danger of the feminine
" Paradise Lost : The Danger of the Feminine" analyzes and examines the roles of Sin, Eve and Adam in a gendered reading of the epic. Milton's Sin emphasizes the danger of the feminine and the virgin/whore dichotomy wherein ...
You Must Not Know Bout Me*: Reviewed Resistance of Sarah Bartmann, Josephine Baker, and Beyoncé Knowles
This thesis explores three forms of resistance demonstrated through the lives of Josephine Baker, Sarah Bartmann, and Beyoncé Knowles. These forms of resistance are "talking back" (originally from bell hooks); oppositional ...