The Labors of Modernism: Domesticity, Servants, and Authorship in Modernist Fiction

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In The Labors of Modernism, Mary Wilson analyzes the unrecognized role of domestic servants in the experimental forms and narratives of Modernist fiction by Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein, Nella Larsen, and Jean Rhys. Examining issues of class, gender, and race in a transatlantic Modernist context, Wilson brings attention to the place where servants enter literature: the threshold. In tracking their movements across the architectural borders separating indoors and outdoors and across the physical doorways between rooms, ...

The Labors of Modernism: Domesticity, Servants, and Authorship in Modernist Fiction 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138270305

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The Labors of Modernism: Domesticity, Servants, and Authorship in Modernist Fiction 2013, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409443612

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