Description: Women as Essential Citizens in the Czech National Movement
This book began with my interest in friendships between women in the past, a topic I discovered as an exchange high school student in Columbus, Ohio when I happened to visit a course on history of same-sex sexuality taught by Leila Rupp at the Ohio State University. There I also met Basia Nowak who became a good friend, discussed my work with me, and taught me how to write. After I returned and...
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“Let us see to it that our maidens do not hesitate to live as Czechs,” exclaimed journalist and playwright Josef Kajetán Tyl in a feuilleton...
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In 1843, after several years of organizing social, cultural, and educational events for other Czech women and amid plans for opening her own educational institute for girls and young women, Antonie...
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Although we do not know much about the majority of the women who gathered around Rajská, one of them, Božena Němcová, remains a Czech national legend: one of the most idolized members of the Czech national community and symbols of the movement.Parts of this chapter also appear in “‘My Dear Only One’: Rethinking Božena Němcová’s Friendships with Women,” published, translated from English to Russian, in Gender History in Eastern Europe, Elena Gapova, Almira Ousmanova, and Andrea Peto, 170–76 (Minsk: EHU, 2002); and “Female Friends in Nineteenth-Century Bohemia: Troubles with Affectionate Writing and ‘Patriotic Relationships,’” Journal of Women’s History 12, no. 3 (Autumn, 2000): 23–28. Praised as “the greatest Czech woman writer of the nineteenth...
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In 1845,A version of this chapter is published as “The Queer Story of Kateřina Maršalová: The Female Soldier, Ideal Woman, and Masculine Femininity” in Gender & History 24:2 (August 2012): 353–367....
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Similarly to others in the nineteenth century, Czechs focused on and emphasized lifestyle propositions and practices they believed would guarantee health and fitness, and, consequently, prosperity and future existence...
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In conclusion to “Žena” [Woman], a series of articles about women and women’s positionality in modern society published in the literary, arts, and science supplement to the popular journal Květy in...
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Dáša Frančíková received her PhD in history and women's studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has published in the Journal of Women's History and Gender & History. Her new project is entitled "Going Global, Getting Personal: Transnational Lesbian Organizing and Relationships in the Late Twentieth and the Early...
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