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Author Zink, Amanda J. (Amanda Jane), 1977- author.

Title Fictions of Western American domesticity : Indian, Mexican, and Anglo women in print culture, 1850-1950 / Amanda J. Zink.

Publication Info. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018.
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 339 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary 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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Subject Women and literature -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Women in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Racism in literature.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in literature.
Housewives in literature.
Housekeeping in literature.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Added Title Indian, Mexican, and Anglo women in print culture, 1850-1950
Other Form: Print version: Zink, Amanda J. (Amanda Jane), 1977- Fictions of Western American domesticity. First edition. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018 9780826359186 (DLC) 2017027176
ISBN 9780826359193 (electronic book)
0826359191 (electronic book)
9780826359186 (printed case ; alkaline paper)