Modern Women, Modern Work

Modern Women, Modern Work
Domesticity, Professionalism, and American Writing, 1890-1950

Francesca Sawaya

2003 | 208 pages | Cloth $59.95
Literature | Women's Studies/Gender Studies
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Table of Contents

Introduction. We Other Victorians: Domesticity and Modern Professionalism

Chapter 1. Domesticity, Cultivation, and Vocation in Jane Addams and Sarah Orne Jewett

Chapter 2. Situated Expertise: Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, Pauline Hopkins, and the NACW

Chapter 3. Naturalist Sentimentalism and Cultural Authority in Frank Norris and George Santayana

Chapter 4. "Going Over to the Standard": The Paradoxes of Objectivity in Ida Tarbell and Willa Cather

Chapter 5. Objective Domestic Critique: Anthropology and Social Reform in Ruth Benedict and Zora Neale Hurston