By Duygu Köksal
In "A Social heritage of the past due Ottoman Women," Duygu Koksal and Anastasia Falierou assemble new study on ladies of other geographies and groups of the overdue Ottoman Empire focusing rather at the ways that girls received energy and exercised agency."
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Theater as career for ottoman armenian women 37 In debates defending women’s labor in and outside the home, lowerclass women were of lesser interest; the issue was most pressing with the declining middle class, both in concrete terms and in regard to discourses creating consensus on work within the women’s movement. Since a family’s status was judged by the amount of leisure available to its women, a middle-class woman’s working for pay was unavoidably a sign of her family’s economic vulnerability—and something she would certainly not want to be known.
With their preeminent place on the Armenian and Turkish stage, for several years actresses enjoyed a mobility and freedom that were highly unusual for the segregated Ottoman society. The price to pay was heavy as they frequently became victims of harsh commentary on their personal morals. Criticism did not, however, discourage the actresses, who considered their devotion to the stage as a sacrifice for the nation. Theater served as a vehicle for charity, for the promotion of vernacular Armenian, 30 Mary P.
These schools gained importance as they taught young girls foreign languages and cultures, providing them with opportunities for upward social mobility and economic gain in a period when poverty prevailed. Modern education paved the way for women’s gradual entrance into wage paying jobs such as teaching. According to Simon, while Jewish women may not have gone on to prestigious careers and gender relations did not necessarily change much within the community, modern education did transform the daily lives of Jewish women by encouraging them to develop social contacts of both genders in their own and other communities.
A Social History of Late Ottoman Women by Duygu Köksal