The real matilda book investigates the australian experience of women in colonial times, and asks how far australians have moved beyond formative influences - elites, convicts, the irish - which have led to discriminatory attitudes towards women. At that time, miriam dixson was enjoying a certain notoriety in the wake of her 1976 publication, the real matilda, a feminist australian history that labelled australian women: “the doormats of the western world”, a work the author curiously described as nothing more than a “temporary scaffolding.
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Miriam dixson in the real matilda (1976) argued that australian women had suffered an inferior status, markedly below that of women in western society at large her case was arguable, but the increasing volume of feminist studies more often stressed the achievements of women, though. Miriam dixson was born in melbourne in 1930 her father was a taxi driver she studied history at the university of melbourne, receiving her ba hons in 1950 and her ma in history in 1957, with a thesis on 'the strike of waterside workers in australian ports, 1928, and the lockout of coal miners on the northern coalfield of new south wales, 1929-30.
The real matilda: women and identity in australia, 1788-1975 by miriam miriam dixson's the real matilda: women and identity in australia, it is an essay in psychohistory drawing on erik erikson's notion that the intersection between the individual psyche and cultural patterns results in the forma. Trove: find and get australian resources books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.
Miriam dixson the real matilda woman and identity in australia 1 788 to 19 75 harmondsworth, middlesex, england: penguin books, 1976 280 pp jan deamicis miriam dixson offers some interesting and plausible arguments to explain the curiously impoverished status of women in australia curious, because australia is a thoroughly western society. One of the earliest studies on the role of women in australian culture was conducted by miriam dixson in her 1975 study, the real matilda dixson concluded that there was deep contempt for women in the australian ethos and that the only role for women was within the family. Miriam dixson is the author of real matilda (410 avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published 1999), the real matilda (300 avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 rev.
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