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Women, writing, and the industrial revolution

Author: Susan Zlotnick
Publisher: Baltimore (Md.) <<The>> Johns Hopkins University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

She examines the works of Chartist poets, dialect writers, and two "factory girlpoets who wrote about their experiences in the mills.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Zlotnick
ISBN: 0801866499 9780801866494
OCLC Number: 1014522180
Description: VIII, 325 p. 22 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 A "World Turned Upside Downwards": Men, Dematerialization, and the Disposition-of-England Question Chapter 2 The Fortunate Fall: Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Female Myths of Progress Chapter 3 Frances Trollope, Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna, and the Early Industrial Discourse Chapter 4 Nostalgia and the Ideology of Domesticity in Working-Class Literature Conclusion: Past and Present: The Industrial Revolution in a (Victorian) Post-Industrial World
Responsibility: Susan Zlotnick.


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Women, Writing, and the Industrial Revolution provides us not only with a rigorous and persuasive reworking of some gender and class assumptions about nineteenth-century industrialism, but also with Read more...

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