[Msa-discuss] Embroidery in Modernist Works

Amanda Golden amandapgolden at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 15:54:56 EDT 2012


Sylvia Townsend Warner, Lolly Willowes



Amanda Golden, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar at the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry
Emory University
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Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow
Georgia Institute of Technology (Fall 2012)
-----Original Message----- 
From: Helen E Southworth
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:53 PM
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Subject: Re: [Msa-discuss] Embroidery in Modernist Works


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".
>
> Mary Chapman
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> On 2012-06-26, at 12:47 PM, Jim Bloom wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>> James D. Bloom
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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:
>>
>>> 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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