Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London

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Until recently, architectural historians have focused their attention on buildings financed by wealthy patrons and designed by prestigious architects. Historical analysis has centered on the politics of this architecture and how social class has contributed to the design. Feminist historians have explored the role of women architects, and they have examined how gender difference informs architectural design. Developing these areas of research, Jane Rendell discusses how gender theory can inform the study of architecture in ...