[Msa-discuss] Embroidery in Modernist Works

Helen E Southworth helen at uoregon.edu
Tue Jun 26 15:53:08 EDT 2012


 Helen Ambrose in Woolf's The Voyage Out.



 On Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:49:40 +0000, Chapman, Mary wrote:
> Sui Sin Far has several stories where women earn their livings by
> doing embroidery in the home, i.e. "White Woman Who Married a
> Chinese".
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> On 2012-06-26, at 12:47 PM, Jim Bloom wrote:
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>> Sewing:
>> In _House MIrth_ Lilly Bart has to learn how to sew and Mattie sews
>> for a couple of pages in _Ethan Frome_.
>> Lots of sewing in Abraham Cahan's 1917 novel _The Rise of David
>> Levinsky_
>> "There had been cooking
>> and sewing and sweeping and the deep dream of sleeping grey skies
>> in
>> winter. Always it had been like that and she had been happy." Long
>> Black Song"" by Richard Wright
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>> David McWhirter 6/26/2012 3:28 PM >>>
>> Henry James's New York Edition prefaces repeatedly employ
>> embroidery images/metaphors to talk about the novelist's art. David
>>
>> On 6/26/2012 1:32 PM, Jennifer Williams wrote:
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>>> Dear All,
>>>
>>> I'm trying to work through an idea about embroidery and sewing in
>>> the works of modernist writers. I honestly don't know if this is a
>>> broad question or not, but does anyone know of works that include
>>> references to or scenes of embroidery and sewing?
>>>
>>> Thanks very much,
>>>
>>> Jennifer
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