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Labor Pains: Emerson, Hawthorne, & Alcott on Work, Women, & by Carolyn Maibor PDF

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By Carolyn Maibor

This publication explores the significance of labor and its position in defining and constructing the self. Maibor finds how the writings of Emerson, Hawthorne, and Alcott delve into notions of equality via this emphasis on hard work. In doing so she demanding situations the normal view of Emerson as unconcerned with societal matters, and opens the paintings of Hawthorne and Alcott to new feminist readings.

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