This chapter brings together two aspects of what social researchers referred to as a 'national urge for leisure' in the late Victorian and Edwardian period:motorcycling and magazines. It argues that motorcycling magazines served as prisms for an exploration of the boundaries of acceptable femininity in the pre-World War I era.
|Title of host publication||Women and the Media|
|Subtitle of host publication||Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present|
|Editors||Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara|
|Place of Publication||London and New York|
|Publisher||Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||Routledge Research in Gender and History|
Mcnamara, S., & Whorlow, R. (2014). 'Elated, Exhilarated and Emancipated': Representations of Women's Motorcycle Riding in the Motorcycling Media, 1903-1914. In M. Andrews, & S. McNamara (Eds.), Women and the Media: Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present (pp. 15-30). (Routledge Research in Gender and History). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.