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Gender, the Arts and Culture

Siân Reynolds

in Gender in Scottish History Since 1700

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780748617609
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748672172 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617609.003.0007
Gender, the Arts and Culture

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This chapter analyses the relative access of men and women as both producers and consumers of high, mainstream and popular culture considered historically, taking examples from music, publishing, fine art, modern media, etc. It addresses mechanisms of gatekeeping, hierarchies within the arts and the shaping of the canon and examines some of the contributions of Scottish women to the oral tradition, art, craft and literature.

Keywords: Art; Culture; Craft; Music; Women; Gender; men

Chapter.  12762 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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