Women Writing Cloth: Migratory Fictions in the American Imaginary argues that cloth-work serves as a textual signifier of mobility and preservation, constituting a revolt against a devaluation of cultural heritage and a distrust of the self. Bona develops a new framework for examining analogies between weaving and storytelling, the flow of needlework across place and time, women's labor and status, and the power of cloth-work as both means and metaphor for cultural reintegration across borders.
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|Size: ||6.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lexington Books|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370007480487 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|