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Well-behaved women seldom make history

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Well-behaved women seldom make history

by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementLaurel Thatcher Ulrich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22764715M
ISBN 109781400041596

Though they were sometimes criticized for inappropriate or outrageous behavior, to quote historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's famous slogan, "Well-behaved women seldom make history." To this I . A portrait of women engaged in the history-making business, as well as a meditation on the occasional burden of being immensely quotable. Ulrich (History/Harvard; The Age of Homespun, , etc.) wrote the titular sentence, now found on everything from T-shirts and mugs to compendiums of quotable women, in a scholarly article published in As she tells it, she was at the time “a year.

Sep 23,  · Aluminum Metal Sign 12x16 INCHES Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History Metal Signs Vintage Funny Home Decor Metal Tin Sign Poster Wall Plaque £ £ . Jun 25,  · She penned the saying “well-behaved women seldom make history” in writing about the Puritan women celebrated in funeral sermons. Though figures like Roosevelt or Marilyn Monroe often have the saying misattributed to them, Ulrich confirmed that she is the source of the kurt-haspel.com: Aislinn Murphy.

“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” she noted in her opening paragraph, in explanation of her difficulty locating sources. the spiritual daughters of Laura X—along with “quite a. Laurel Ulrich tells tells the story of how her quote,"Well behaved women Seldom Make History"struck a chord for so many women. Asa a historian she has many ideas to explore and I find this to be a fascinating book/5(29).


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Laurel Ulrich tells tells the story of how her quote,"Well behaved women Seldom Make History"struck a chord for so many women. Asa a historian she has many ideas to explore and I find this to be a fascinating kurt-haspel.com by: Before Laurel Thatcher Ulrich was a Harvard professor, she inadvertently created a slogan—Well-behaved women seldom make history—while writing a scholarly article on Puritan women.

Since then, the slogan has appeared on bumper stickers, T-shirts, and in funeral eulogies/5. Jan 23,  · Ingraduate student Ulrich asserted in an obscure scholarly article that well-behaved women seldom make history.

But Ulrich, now at Harvard, made history, winning the Pulitzer and the Bancroft Prizes for A Midwife's Tale—and her slogan did, too: it began popping up on T-shirts, greeting cards and buttons/5(30).

About Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History From admired historian—and coiner of one of feminism’s most popular slogans—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history.

Inin an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, “Well behaved women seldom make history.”. Oct 10,  · But in her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History (her “seldom” was changed to “rarely” in some versions), the Harvard historian makes it clear that the sentence — which, standing alone, resembled an exhortation to women to “misbehave” — was in fact an exhortation to history to pay attention to the lives of all women, regardless of how humdrum they appeared to kurt-haspel.com: Barbara Spindel.

Sep 23,  · Overview    From admired historian—and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans—Laurel Well-behaved women seldom make history book Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history.

Inin an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, "Well behaved women seldom make history."/5(5). Sep 30,  · Laurel Thatcher Ulrich begins her new book, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History,” struggling to explain — understand — the appeal of an aside she made in.

Sep 30,  · ‘Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History’ By Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Sept. 30, Here are the stories of three women making history. You have likely come across Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s well-known quote, “well-behaved women seldom make history,” on ironic cross-stitch samplers, tote bags, and fridge magnets.

Removed of its original context, it has become a rallying cry for women to make history by misbehaving, suggesting that the only way to stand out is to misbehave.

Jul 19,  · When Ulrich originally wrote, "well-behaved women seldom make history" she didn't mean that women should misbehave in order to be memorable, which is how the quote is. The popularity of the adage ultimately led her to write a book with the title “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History”: 2 the phrase has appeared on T-shirts, placards, placemats, mugs, bumper stickers and greeting cards throughout the country, sometimes with attribution and sometimes without.

Well-behaved women seldom make history.” Her phrase “well-behaved women seldom make history” quickly gained popularity. You can now find it plastered across everything from T-shirts to my neighbor’s bumper sticker.

No longer a call to remember the pious, forgotten women of history, it has acquired a new meaning. It now serves to inspire. Ingraduate student Ulrich asserted in an obscure scholarly article that “well-behaved women seldom make history.” But Ulrich, now at Harvard, made history, winning the Pulitzer and the.

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make Historycelebrates a renaissance in history inspired by amateurs, activists, and professional historians. It is a tribute to history and to those who make it.

It is a 4/5(6). Sep 23,  · From admired historian—and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for 4/5(6). I did not find Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History as engaging as I was expecting.

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich inadvertently invented the slogan that is the title of this book; it was just a sentence in an article she published in the s, but in the mids someone used it and it took off as a slogan printed on t-shirts, mugs, etc.4/5(4).

Sep 04,  · PUBLISHERS WEEKLY JUL 9, Ingraduate student Ulrich asserted in an obscure scholarly article that "well-behaved women seldom make history." But Ulrich, now at Harvard, made history, winning the Pulitzer and the Bancroft Prizes for A Midwife's Tale and her slogan did, too: it began popping up on T-shirts, greeting cards and buttons.5/5(4).

In a scholarly article about little-studied Puritan funeral services, Ulrich included the phrase "well-behaved women seldom make history." The phrase was picked up and soon went viral, being widely quoted and printed across the country.

It continues to be seen on greeting cards, T-shirts, mugs, plaques, and bumper kurt-haspel.com mater: University of Utah, Simmons College. Jun 21,  · It was her first published article, and its first paragraph ended with a flourish: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” Millions of T-shirts, fridge magnets, bumper stickers, and tote bags later, the message is unavoidable: To make history, a woman has to misbehave.

You can download Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History in pdf format. May 03,  · Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History The novel, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, by Laurel Ulrich is about women who never intended to make history but did in different ways. History is usually always revolved around men, and not many mention about the women who have helped in creating history.From admired historian—and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history.

Inin an obscure /5(6).Sep 20,  · In “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History” (Knopf, September ), Ulrich examines a pivotal moment in each of these women’s lives, describing ways in which they broke with conventional behavior in order to re-create themselves and make a place in history.