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Australian female artists and modernism, 1900-1940

Topliss, Helen

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The thesis provides a revaluation of the art of Australian women artists in the period 1900-1940. In the first instance, this study attempts to answer the question posed by a number of male historians: "Why were there so many succesful Australian women artists in the period between the two world wars?" My answer has involved the analysis of three major phenomena: 1. The women's emancipation movement which enfranchised women and gave them the key to education and subsequently to the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/133859

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