Representing Female Artistic Labour, 1848-1890: Refining Work for the Middle-Class Woman

Representing Female Artistic Labour, 1848-1890: Refining Work for the Middle-Class Woman

by Patricia Zakreski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351904124
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Patricia Zakreski teaches English Literature at the University of Exeter, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Refining work; Needlework and creativity in representations of the seamstress; 'A suitable employment for women': The woman artist and the principle of compatibility; 'The difference is great in being known to write and setting up for an authoress': representing the writing woman; Unceasing industry: work and the actress; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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