Balladry's Female Warriors: Women, Warfare, and Disguise in the Eighteenth Century

TitleBalladry's Female Warriors: Women, Warfare, and Disguise in the Eighteenth Century
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsDugaw, Dianne
JournalEighteenth-Century Life
Volume9
Issue2
Pagination1-20
Date Published01/1985
Abstract

In this article, Dugaw examines three specific conditions of the time period which gave rise to the "fearless" female warriors: expectations for women to be physically tough, wartorn conditions, and the crossdressing as a representation for the century's  obsession with love and the love of disguise. 

Short TitleBalladry's Female Warriors
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