Lady Eleanor Smith: The Society Column, 1927-1930

Sallie Mcnamara

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    Abstract

    This chapter examines the society column edited by Lady Eleanor Smith, in the Weekly/Sunday Dispatch, 1927-1930. It argues the society column is significant for historians as it can reveal perspectives on the society of the time. Its wide-ranging subject matter is useful to explore cultural boundaries and the creation/recreation of cultural identities. It looks at the creation of 'symbolic boundaries' to draw attention to what disturbs cultural order, and what is deemed 'matter out of place'.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWomen and the Media
    Subtitle of host publicationFeminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present
    EditorsMaggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara
    Place of PublicationLondon and New York
    PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
    Chapter3
    Pages46-61
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)978-0-415-66036-5
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Publication series

    NameRoutledge Research in Gender and History

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