Paying the Price for Pacifism: The Press's Rhetorical Shift from "Saint Jane" to "The Most Dangerous Woman in America"

@article{Shepler2012PayingTP,
  title={Paying the Price for Pacifism: The Press's Rhetorical Shift from "Saint Jane" to "The Most Dangerous Woman in America"},
  author={Sherry R. Shepler and Anne F. Mattina},
  journal={Feminist Formations},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={154 - 171}
}
The article investigates the backlash against Jane Addams's work for peace, particularly around the formation of the Woman's Peace Party in the United States and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1915. Using the notion of "containment" as a methodological tool for guiding analysis, the article explores the transformation of Addams's reputation from well-respected social advocate to "the most dangerous woman in America." Specifically, by examining the intersection of… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 27 REFERENCES

Letter to the Editor: Technicalities of Heroism.

E D.
  • New York Times,
  • 1915
VIEW 9 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

“ Jane Addams : Peace Activist , Intellectual , and Nobel Prize Winner . ” In

Colleen E. Kelley
  • Women Who Speak for Peace
  • 2002

Shepler and Anne F . Mattina · 171 “ Roosevelt to Miss Addams . ” 1912 . New York Times , 10 August : 2 . “ Sees End of Wars Under Referendum . ” 1915

R. Sherry, Anne F. Mattina
  • 1999