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
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.