Domestic Space

Domestic Space

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This volume takes forward the debate about 19th-century domestic space, drawing on economic history and literary criticism. To date, studies of 19th-century domestic space have discussed a feminized, middle class sphere, often using domestic guides and fictional representations of domesticity to generate their arguments.interior does not exist for its own sake but, instead, for the desire of reaching something or going somewhere.4 Rooms without mirrors In all these models of ... Consequently, in upper-class and middle-class homes mirrors hung above fireplaces, pier- glasses and oval mirrors in decorative frames took their place among pictures on the wall, mirror wardrobes and English cheval glasses stood in peoplea#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Domestic Space
Author:Janet Floyd
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1999


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