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Zakreski, Patricia
Representing female artistic labour, 1848-1890 : refining work for the middle-class woman / Patricia Zakreski.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Ashgate Pub. Company, c2006.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Company, c2006.
Physical Description:
ix, 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
HD6136 .Z25 2006 (LC)
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Related Content:
Table of contents only
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-212) and index.
Subject Terms:
Actresses -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Middle class women -- Employment -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Needleworkers -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role in literature.
Women -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women artists -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women authors -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Work in literature.

  • 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.