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Title Women and work : the labors of self-fashioning / edited by Christine Leiren Mower and Susanne Weil
Published Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2011
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Summary While issues surrounding women and work may be more subtle today than in the past, problems of workplace equity, child-rearing, and domestic labor pose problems of balance that continue to evade solution as women today face substantial shifts in the meanings and practices of marriage, work, and reproduction amid a globalized economy. The essays in Women and Work: The Labors of Self-Fashioning explore how nineteenth- and twentieth-century US and British writers represent the work of being wome .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-395) and index
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Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Sex role in literature.
Women in literature.
Women -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Work in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Mower, Christine Leiren.
Weil, Susanne.
ISBN 1443824631 (electronic bk.)
9781443824637 (electronic bk.)
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