"Omens of good and evidences of evil" : gender and respectability in the Thunder Bay Sentinel, 1875-1895
Gibbons, Carrie Elizabeth
Master of Arts
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An exploration of late-Victorian ideals of masculinity and femininity, as well as masculine-feminine social and economic roles, through the pages of the Thunder Bay Sentinel (a weekly newspaper, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada). Key themes are sexual conduct (gender, sex-role), paid and unpaid labour, and respectable leisure activities for men and women.