Journal Announcement: The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies, Issue 7

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Online Digital Resources
February 1, 2016 to June 1, 2016
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
Dear H-Net,
The Editors are pleased to announce a the new issue of The Latchkey: Journal of New Woman Studies is now online at With this issue, the journal moves to a new website ( All archived issues have been transferred to the new site and we would encourage our readers to bookmark our new home.
The Latchkey is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal devoted to the concept of the New Woman, covering the lives and writings of New Women authors and figures, the representation of the New Woman in literature, culture, art, and society, proto-feminism and early feminist journalism, and current innovative scholarship on the New Woman. We accept article submissions year-round and are always looking for qualified book reviewers, peer reviewers, and contributors of New Woman biographies to our "Who's Who" page.  
We are currently seeking articles, reviews and short New Woman bios for our 2016 issue. Please send any inquiries to our journal email address,
Best wishes,
The Editorial Team: Joellen Masters, Sharon Bickle, and Kirsty Bunting.


  • Sarah Galletly, “‘Like iron and whisky’: Nursing and Marriage in Fin de Siècle English Canadian Fiction.” 
  • Jennifer Lynn, “Imagining the Neue Frau: The Modern Woman in Weimar Republic Illustrated Press.”

Book Reviews

  • The Convert. Brighton, UK: Twentieth Century Vox (Victorian Secrets), 2014. Reviewed by Carol Senf. 
  • Aestheticism and the Marriage Market in Victorian Popular Fiction. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. Reviewed by Laura Chilcoat.  
  • In Search of the New Woman: Middle-Class Women and Work in Britain 1870-1914. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015. Reviewed by Elizabeth D. Macaluso.   
  • The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2013. Reviewed by Donna S. Parsons. 

Film Review

  • Suffragette (2015), dir. Sarah Gavron. Reviewed by Sharon Bickle.

Featured New Women

  • Ménie Muriel Dowie  by Anne-Sophie Leluan-Pinker
Contact Info: 
Dr Sharon A. Bickle

Co-editor, The Latchkey: A Journal of New Woman Studies
Lecturer in English Literature
School of Arts and Communication l University of Southern Queensland
Springfield l Queensland l 4096 l Australia


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