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Women writing music in late eighteenth-century England

Leslie Ritchie

Women writing music in late eighteenth-century England

social harmony in literature and performance

by Leslie Ritchie

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women musicians -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Music -- Social aspects -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Music by women composers -- England -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-256).

    Statementby Leslie Ritchie.
    SeriesPerformance in the long eighteenth century : Studies in theatre, music, dance
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML82 .R57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22567720M
    ISBN 109780754663331
    LC Control Number2007042056

    In early/mid eighteenth century England there would have been a harpsichord or the smaller but similar virginal or spinet in many homes (pianos appeared later in that century). Amateur music making became increasingly popular with the harpsichord, singing, flute and violin amongst the most popular choices. CLIFF EISEN and ALAN DAVISON, eds LATE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY MUSIC AND VISUAL CULTURE Turnhout: Brepols, pp. v + , isbn 2 2 KATELYN CLARK Published online by Cambridge University Press: 12 February , pp.

    must understand the challenges women faced during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The late eighteenth century, the period of Vigée-Lebrun, was a time of dramatic change both in the political arena and the social structure in France. The proletariat became angry that they bore the burden of taxes while the nobility owned theAuthor: Tracy S. Koubek. Women and Literature in Eighteenth Century England During the eighteenth century female authors became increasingly numerous and industrious; while as readers, writes Robert Halsband, thanks to the spread of the new circulating libraries, women began to form ‘a significant sector’ of the literary public.

      17 McDowell's book is a case in point: it relies once again on s histories of women's writings to claim that, unlike the "unprecedented" and "heterogeneous" involvement of women in print in the early eighteenth century, the period she has examined closely, the remainder of the century was characterized by an increasing "depoliticization" of Pages: Familial aspirations, coupled with women’s increased dependence on marriage for financial survival, made courtship a central focus of women’s lives. At the same time, the late eighteenth century also witnessed a transformation in the conception of women’s rights following the publication of Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the.


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Ritchie’s clear writing and her lucid explanations of the myths and assumptions that have long governed”and hampered”investigations of women’s participation in eighteenth-century musical worlds would make this book valuable for classroom use.’Cited by: 3.

Relating women's musical compositions and writings about music to theories of music's function in the formation of female subjectivities during the latter half of the eighteenth century, Ritchie draws on the work of cultural theorists and cultural historians, as well as feminist scholars who have explored the connection between femininity and by: 3.

Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, Leslie Ritchie examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late eighteenth-century Britain.

She finds instances of and resistance to contemporary perceptions of music as a form of social control in works by Maria Barthélemon, Harriett Abrams, Mary Worgan, Susanna Rowson.

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Social Harmony in Literature and Performance. By Leslie Ritchie. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location : Leslie Ritchie. Ritchie rebuts the belief that women who participated in making music shied away from public notice and desired anonymity.

Her examination of the list of compositions registered at Stationers’ Hall during the eighteenth century shows that of the composers only 8 percent were women, but of these, 73 percent identified themselves by name, “rather than as ‘A Lady’ or ‘A Woman of Quality’ or a similar.

Leslie Ritchie, Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England: So-cial Harmony in Literature and Performance (Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, ). xi, $ The place of women in eighteenth-century music-making has generally been relegated in modern scholarship to that of domestic performer or, in the realm.

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Mike Pincombe; Pages: ; First Published: 24 May ; More from this journal Education in the Eighteenth Century: A. Women Writers in the Eighteenth Century Defy the control of knowledge by men in patriarchal culture. Threaten the established gender identities. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman () New feminine ideal.

The differences between men and women are based on their "nature". This is a non-diffusing subcategory of Categoryth-century British writers.

It includes 18th-century British writers that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent. Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England by Leslie Ritchie,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Leslie Ritchie.

Schellenberg, Betty A. Writing Eighteenth-Century Women's Literary History, to Literature Compass, Vol. 4, Issue. 6, p. Author: Susan Staves. Buy Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England: Social Harmony in Literature and Performance (Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance) 1 by Ritchie, Leslie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Very little is known about women's musical composition in eighteenth-century England, and this excellent book makes a solid foundation for the subject. Leslie Ritchie's argument, in a nutshell, is Author: Ruth Perry.

Female writers of the Eighteenth Century often focused on the role of the female imagination in novel writing, poetry composition, and as an outlet for temporarily escaping a harsh world.

In Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft focused mostly on the latter notion, the ability of a woman to employ her imagination in transcending the physical prison of an insane asylum, as well.

Description - Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England by Leslie Ritchie Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, Leslie Ritchie examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late eighteenth-century Britain.

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Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, Leslie Ritchie examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late eighteenth-century Britain.

She finds instances of and resistance to contemporary perceptions of music. Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England Résumé Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, Leslie Ritchie examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late eighteenth-century Britain.

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Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, this work examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late. eighteenth-century Britain. It is of interest to scholars working in a range of fields, including gender studies, musicology, and cultural studies.The world of writing in the eighteenth century was a world in flux, a time of transition when the nature of writers, writing, publishing and reading changed beyond recognition over the course of a century.

We don’t question the fact or appropriateness of women writers and readers. Novels are now the dominant genre in literary publishing.leslie ritchie women writing music in late eighteenth-century england: social harmony in literature and performance aldershot: ashgate, pp.

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