Tableaux Vivants: Female Identity Development through by Sr. Grace Ann Hovet with Theodore R. Hovet

By Sr. Grace Ann Hovet with Theodore R. Hovet

Tableaux Vivants, a time period for the preferred nineteenth-century parlor video game and leisure car within which girls posed as well-known work or ancient figures (living pictures), examines how 9 well-known novels written by way of American ladies among 1850 and 1986 depict girl id improvement as a means of studying to “perform” the female function anticipated via society. The learn additionally analyzes how those daily “tableaux” mirrored social tensions generated through gender and sophistication distinctions.

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