Fictions of Western American domesticity : Indian, Mexican, and Anglo women in print culture, 1850-1950 /

This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Zink, Amanda J. 1977- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The literature of modern American domesticity
  • Delegating domesticity: white women writers and the new American housekeepers
  • Dialoging domesticity: resisting and assimilating "The American lady" in early Mexican American women's writing
  • Regulating domesticity: Carlisle School's publications and children's books for "American princesses"
  • Practicing domesticity: from domestic outing programs to sovereign domesticity
  • Epilogue. Fashioning femininity: "Types of American girls"; "Types of Indian girls"; and the "Wrong kind of [Mexican] woman"
  • Appendix.