Personal Effects: Reading the Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Personal Effects

Reading the Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff, 1st Edition

By Sonia Wilson

Routledge

170 pages

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Description

This book examines the genre and gender issues at stake in Marie Bashkirtseff's bid to go public with the personal. It explores the discursive strategies by which Bashkirtseff writes her journal from the private context of its keeping to a public context of reading.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Making an Exhibition of Oneself: The Preface 2. Show and Tell: The Reader within the Diary 3. On Display: The Details of Dress 4. Living On: Forms of Cultural Afterlife 5. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General