American Domesticity (Innbundet)

From How-to Manual to Hollywood Melodrama


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 248
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195122619
Kategori: Språk og Sosiologi
Omtale: American Domesticity
This work considers representations of domesticity and domestic labour over the last two centuries in historical, popular and feminist texts, tracing key moments in the construction of an idea whose political power and effectivity in the United States' national imagination the author asserts cannot be overestimated - that of normative domestic femininity. The text is intended for students of American studies, cultural and media studies, and women's studies.

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