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Women's work in early modern English literature and culture / Michelle M. Dowd.

Author/Creator:
Dowd, Michelle M., 1975-
Publication:
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 254 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Early modern cultural studies.
Early modern cultural studies
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Subjects:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Working class women in literature.
Work in literature.
Labor in literature.
Housekeeping in literature.
Working class women -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Women -- England -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Contents:
Labors of love: female servants and the marriage plot
The spatial syntax of midwifery and wet-nursing
Divine drudgery: the spiritual logic of housework
Household pedagogies: female educators and the language of legacy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-245) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0230613454 (alk. paper)
9780230613454 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
244481243