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Working women, literary ladies : the industrial revolution and female aspiration

Author: Sylvia Jenkins Cook
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This book explores the simultaneous entry of working-class women in the United States into wage-earning factory labour and into opportunities for mental and literary development. It traces the hopes  Read more...

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Cook, Sylvia Jenkins, 1943-
Working women, literary ladies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608412393
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Jenkins Cook
ISBN: 9780195327809 0195327802 9780195327816 0195327810
OCLC Number: 123029723
Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "A tangled skein" --
"Ideal mill girls" --
Across the gulf --
The prospects for fiction --
Fables of Lowell --
The working woman's bard --
Full development or self-restraint --
"Beautiful language and difficult ideas."
Responsibility: Sylvia Jenkins Cook.
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Contributes to the field a valuable new understanding of the prominence of women workers, as both authors and literary subjects, in advancing literary innovation. * Legacy * Cook's investigation of Read more...

 
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