The Home Plot: Women, Writing and Domestic Ritual

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In this finely crafted study, Ann Romines builds on twenty years of feminist scholarship to show how domestic ritual--the practice and tradition of housekeeping has helped shape the substance and tone of some of the best fiction by American women. Examining works by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty, Romines argues that one cannot fully appreciate this writing unless one understands the domestic codes in which it is inscribed. Romines opens with the American ...

The Home Plot: Women, Writing and Domestic Ritual 1992, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9780870237836

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The Home Plot: Women, Writing, & Domestic Ritual 1992, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9780870237942

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