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Piano music, fantasy, and Elizaveta Ivanova’s ambivalent feminism

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In this article, I investigate the ambivalent feminism of four otherwise unknown, provincial women in late imperial Russia. Through a close examination of feminist piano music that they played, and the private writings of E.A. Ivanova—the dedicatee of this music—I show that these women expressed an intense ambivalence: while raising the ideal of sisterhood, their feminism was also ironic, in support of patriarchy, and loyal to traditional ideals about women's allegedly light-hearted and priva...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09612025.2021.1940768

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Women's History Review Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
3
Pages:
408-428
Publication date:
2021-06-24
Acceptance date:
2021-05-28
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EISSN:
1747-583X
ISSN:
0961-2025
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1189630
Local pid:
pubs:1189630
Deposit date:
2021-08-04

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