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Professional Domesticity in the Victorian Novel


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Oktober 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Revisionary study of how domestic work gained social credibility through the language of professionalism.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; 1. Persuading the navy home: Austen and professional domesticism; 2. Homesick: the domestic interiors of Villette; 3. Dickens I: Great Expectations and vocational domesticity; 4. Dickens II: Little Dorrit in a home and the institutionalisation of form; 5. Professing renunciation: domesticity in Felix Holt; 6. A prejudice for milk: professionalism, nationalism and domesticism in Daniel Deronda; Afterword.

Pressestimmen

"A book for large collections serving upper-division undergraduates through faculty." Choice "In The Victorian Governess, Kathryn Hughes presents a comprehensive examination of the state of the profession at mid-century for those employed spinsters." Laurie Kaplan, JASNA News "marvelous" Victorian Studies
EAN: 9780521021180
ISBN: 0521021189
Untertitel: Women, Work and Home. 'Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature & Culture'. black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2005
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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