The World Wars Through the Female Gaze

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For some women writers and photographers during the two world warsEdith Wharton, Mildred Aldrich, Martha Gellhorn, Lee Miller, H.D., and Gertrude Steinthe construction of the female subject as an observer of combat became a vital concern. Their explorations of vision took place against the backdrop of a larger shift in Western culture's understanding of what "seeing" meant in common practice and philosophical discourse alike. The role of visuality in their lives was massively transformed not only by the rigid gender roles ...

The World Wars Through the Female Gaze 1999, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809323180

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The World Wars Through the Female Gaze 1998, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809322084

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