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Quilt culture : tracing the pattern

Author: Cheryl B Torsney; Judy Elsley
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a blanket, a commemorative covering, and a work of art, the quilt is a nearly universal cultural artifact. In recent years it has been recognized as one of our most compelling symbols of cultural diversity and the power of women. In this collection, Cheryl B. Torsney and Judy Elsley bring together eleven provocative essays on the quilt as metaphor--in literature, history, politics, and philosophy. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quilt culture.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)621016531
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl B Torsney; Judy Elsley
ISBN: 0826209637 9780826209634
OCLC Number: 30112635
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Everyday use / Cheryl B. Torsney --
A history reduc'd into patches / Audrey Bilger --
Reading lessons / Anne L. Bower --
Sisters' choices / Margot Anne Kelley --
The color purple and the poetics of fragmentation / Judy Elsley --
Fabricating a reading of Toni Morrison's Beloved as a quilt of memory and identity / Cathy Peppers --
Butor's scissor marks / Page R. Laws --
Census, consensus, and the commodification of form / Van E. Hillard --
Quilt-value and the Marxist theory of value / Nora Ruth Roberts --
A quilt is an art object when it stands up like a man / Susan E. Bernick --
Preserving the social fabric / Susan Behuniak-Long.
Responsibility: edited by Cheryl B. Torsney and Judy Elsley.

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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1085823<\/a>> # Quilts in literature<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Quilts in literature<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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