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House and Home: *: Feminist Variations on a Theme

Iris Marion Young

in On Female Body Experience: “Throwing Like a Girl” and Other Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195161922
eISBN:
9780199786664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161920.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This essay explores the ambivalence of the values of house and home. It agrees with feminist critics such as Luce Irigaray and Simone de Beauvoir that the comforts and supports of house and home ... More


Deponency, Syncretism, and What Lies Between*

Greville G. Corbett

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses how deponency is to be differentiated from syncretism, which shows important similarities. It attempts to provide ‘intellectual housekeeping’, which puts order into the ... More


The Rise Of A Public Woman

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter situates Minnie Fisher Cunningham in the voluntary association culture of the Progressive Era, and traces her emergence as an activist and social reformer in Galveston in the 1910s. ... More


Breaking Up Housekeeping: Female Evangelists and Domestic Ideology

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer

in Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139617
eISBN:
9780199834242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139615.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Itinerant preachers, the women in this study were literally and figuratively “homeless.” Having abandoned housekeeping to become evangelists, they broke away from the ideology of domesticity and true ... More


Introduction

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book investigates the poetic influence of Emily Dickinson to a significant number of contemporary writers, who in their own terms, are enacting Dickinson's poetics of “broken responsiveness.” It ... More


Enlarging Loneliness: Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping. Housekeeping is meant as a sort of demonstration of the intellectual culture of Robinson's childhood. In this novel, its narrator Ruth, left ... More


Interview With Marilynne Robinson

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents an interview with Marilynne Robinson where she discusses the main theme that runs throughout her book Housekeeping. What Robinson does in this interview is dramatically expand ... More


Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

David Brody

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this book, author David Brody asserts that hotel workers, and by extension all workers, need to be considered as more than just facilitators of the consumer experience and need to be integrated ... More


Booking a Room

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody relates the story of a childhood family friend who was an expert on travel planning and uses this anecdote to introduce TripAdvisor.com as a modern system of planning travel ... More


The Hotel as Mise-en-Scène

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody explores the notion that the hotel can be seen as a space for transformation and suspension of disbelief. He uses the example of the 1971 film Plaza Suite to illustrate this ... More


You’re Doing Research Where?

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody briefly introduces his research and travel in Kauai. He describes the island’s beautiful scenery and contrasts his own view of Kauai as a vacation destination with the view of ... More


Chicago and Thick Description

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody recounts his research interviewing employees at the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel. He describes the surprising contrast between his experience in the hotel’s service areas, ... More


“Matter out of place”: Dirt, Disorder, and Ecophobia

Anthony Pavlik

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers Pollyanna in view of recent ideas of ecophobia—an unreasonable but deeply conditioned reaction against nature—taking the idea of dirt and disorder as matter out of place. The ... More


Eisenhower’s executive privilege and the public interest

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter delves into the depths of one of the most important developments within modern American politics, the creation and institutionalization of executive privilege. In facing a fervent ... More


Clutterology

Scott Herring

in The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226171685
eISBN:
9780226171852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226171852.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter surveys the role that professional home organizing played in the social construction of hoarding as a mental illness. It argues that organizers normalize the hoarder and present the ... More


Dutiful Wives

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Young women who accepted a subordinate role in marriage were taking an important step toward accepting the inferior status assigned to elite women in the Old South during the nineteenth century. For ... More


The Alum War and World War I: “What a Fumin’ about Egg Albumen,” 1907–1920

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The alum baking powder companies turned on each other over Calumet’s deceptive water glass test, in which egg albumen foamed up and looked more powerful than other baking powders. President Theodore ... More


Who Baked That Apple Pie and When?: How Domesticity Conquered American Culture

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The image of apple pie and motherhood came into sharp political focus for much of U.S. history. Setting the apple pie and motherhood in the context of parenting and housekeeping, this chapter ... More


Picture this: Virginia Woolf in the British Good Housekeeping!? or Moving Picture This: Woolf’s London Essays and the Cinema

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter assesses the illustrations for Virginia Woolf's London Scene essays as they were first published in the British Good Housekeeping magazine, 1920–32. Are etchings, paintings, or ... More


A School for Wives: Home Economics and the Modern Housewife

Helen Zoe Veit

in Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607702
eISBN:
9781469612751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607702.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how domestic servitude had been the practical basis upon which elite U.S. womanhood was defined. There had been efforts throughout the nineteenth century to ennoble housekeeping ... More


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