Women and work : the labors of self-fashioning / edited by Christine Leiren Mower and Susanne Weil.
- Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.
x, 414 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women employees in literature.
Working class women in literature.
- "Let us own ourselves, our earnings, our genius" : the uneasy marriage of women and work / Christine Leiren Mower and Susanne Weil
Feminine duty and desire : revising the cultural narrative in Gissing's The Odd Women / Gretchen Braun
Woman and Labour in the transition from ape to man : women, work, and evolution in the works of Olive Schreiner / Daniel P. Shea
Reworking professionalism : women doctors in Creamer and Phelps / Kelly Ross
Nature, Domestic Labor, and Moral Community in Susan Fenimore Cooper's Rural Hours and Elinor Wyllys / Richard M. Magee
"Work and Wait" : Louisa May Alcott's female artists / Erin Hendel
Mixing business with pleasure : the figure of the "Business Girl" in Sinclair Lewis's The Job and Winston Churchill's The Dwelling-Place of Light / Polina Kroik
"To work is to be socially alive" : the failed promise of domestic service in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's What Diantha Did / Kellen H Graham
The new (working) woman in Gilman's Herland / Melissa J. Strong
To dance with "The Hired Girls" : love, labor, and longing in My Antonia / Nancy Von Rosk
They worked hard for no money : women, labor, and working-class politics in the writing of Meridel Le Sueur / Amy Brady
Harvesting freedom : women, work, and liberation in J. California Cooper's Family and Octavia Butler's Kindred / Ferents Lafargue
Women in the public : society women in Edith Wharton's Fiction / Li-Wen Chang
"Following the fashion" : women, work, and class construction in East Lynne
Conduct becoming a 1930s heroine : middle-class ideology and the "strategic self" / Katherine Rogers-Carpenter
The battle of the bell(e)s : the sweet labor of working through it with bell hooks / Marie-Antoinette Smith.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -395) and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
- Mower, Christine Leiren.
Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
- 9781443824224 (cloth)
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