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Women, work and clothes in the eighteenth-century novel

Author: Chloe Wigston Smith
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book charts the novel's vibrant engagement with clothes, examining how fiction revises and reshapes material objects within its pages.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chloe Wigston Smith
ISBN: 9781107035003 1107035007 1107278597 9781107278592
OCLC Number: 830667919
Description: x, 260 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The rhetoric and materials of clothes. The ornaments of prose --
Paper clothes --
The practical habits of fiction. Shift work --
Domestic work --
Public work --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Chloe Wigston Smith, University of Georgia.

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'A book for collections strong in eighteenth-century studies, fashion history, and material culture ... Highly recommended ... upper-division undergraduates through faculty.' M. E. Burstein, Choice Read more...

 
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