The Resource Novel craft : Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction, Talia Schaffer, (electronic resource)

Novel craft : Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction, Talia Schaffer, (electronic resource)

Label
Novel craft : Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction
Title
Novel craft
Title remainder
Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
Talia Schaffer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Domestic handicraft was an extraordinarily popular leisure activity in Victorian Britain, especially amongst middle-class women. Craftswomen pasted shells onto boxes, stitched fish scales onto silk, scorched patterns into wood, cast flower petals out of wax, and made needlework portraits of the royal spaniels. Yet despite its ubiquity, little has been written about this curious hobby. Providing a much-needed history of this under-studied phenomenon, Talia Schaffer demonstrates the importance of domestic handicraft in Victorian literature and culture. Novel Craft presents what Schaffer terms th
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schaffer, Talia
Dewey number
823.809
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR871.W6
LC item number
S33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Women in literature
  • Domestic fiction, English
  • Women and literature
Label
Novel craft : Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction, Talia Schaffer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
"Women's" work: the history of the Victorian domestic handicraft -- Ephemerality: the Cranford papers -- Preservation: the daisy and the chain -- Salvage: Betty as the mutual friend -- Connoisseurship: giving credit to Phoebe junior
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190252816
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000113202
  • (EBL)760046
  • (OCoLC)747410636
  • (SSID)ssj0000539618
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11357051
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000539618
  • (PQKBWorkID)10571510
  • (PQKB)10256587
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001021783
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC760046
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000113202
Label
Novel craft : Victorian domestic handicraft and nineteenth-century fiction, Talia Schaffer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
"Women's" work: the history of the Victorian domestic handicraft -- Ephemerality: the Cranford papers -- Preservation: the daisy and the chain -- Salvage: Betty as the mutual friend -- Connoisseurship: giving credit to Phoebe junior
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190252816
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000113202
  • (EBL)760046
  • (OCoLC)747410636
  • (SSID)ssj0000539618
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11357051
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000539618
  • (PQKBWorkID)10571510
  • (PQKB)10256587
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001021783
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC760046
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000113202

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