Women writing cloth : migratory fictions in the American imaginary / Mary Jo Bona.

Women Writing Cloth: Migratory Fictions in the American Imaginary argues that cloth-work serves as a textual signifier of mobility and preservation, constituting a revolt against a devaluation of cultural heritage and a distrust of the self. Bona develops a new framework for examining analogies betw...

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Main Author: Bona, Mary Jo (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
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264 1 |a Lanham, Maryland :  |b Lexington Books,  |c [2016] 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-129) and index. 
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505 0 |a Women writing cloth: an introduction -- Hester's needle: mending new-world fragmentation in the Scarlet Letter -- Sister's choice and Celie's quilted eloquence in The color purple -- The portable rebozo: Cisneros's Caramelo and metafictional histories -- Bernardi's openwork and Italian women's diasporas. 
520 |a Women Writing Cloth: Migratory Fictions in the American Imaginary argues that cloth-work serves as a textual signifier of mobility and preservation, constituting a revolt against a devaluation of cultural heritage and a distrust of the self. Bona develops a new framework for examining analogies between weaving and storytelling, the flow of needlework across place and time, women's labor and status, and the power of cloth-work as both means and metaphor for cultural reintegration across borders. 
650 0 |a American fiction  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Women in literature. 
650 0 |a Sewing in literature. 
650 0 |a Embroidery in literature. 
650 0 |a Working class women in literature. 
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