Quilt Culture: Tracing the Pattern

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Cheryl B. Torsney, Judy Elsley
University of Missouri Press, 1994 - 197 halaman

As a blanket, a commemorative covering, and a work of art, the quilt is a nearly universal cultural artifact. In recent years it has been recognized as one of our most compelling symbols of cultural diversity and the power of women. In this collection, Cheryl B. Torsney and Judy Elsley bring together eleven provocative essays on the quilt as metaphor--in literature, history, politics, and philosphy. This interdisciplinary approach makes Quilt Culture an extraordinarily rich exploration of a cultural artifact whose meaning is far more complex than that of a simple bed covering.


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As quilting has evolved into an art form and social statement, it is now coming under the scrutiny of scholars. The 11 essays in this collection cover quilts in very diverse ways. Several discuss ... Baca ulasan lengkap


Patchwork and
Reading Lessons
Quilting Aesthetics in Contemporary
The Color Purple and the Poetics of Fragmentation
Fabricating a Reading of Toni Morrisons Beloved
Quilts and Origins in Mobile
QuiltValue and the Marxist Theory of Value
A Quilt Is an Art Object when It Stands Up like a Man
Quilting in a Technological World
Notes on the Contributors
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Cheryl B. Torsney is Associate Professor of English at West Virginia University in Morgantown. She is the author of Constance Fenimore Woolson: The Grief of Artistry and the editor of Critical Essays on Constance Fenimore Wilson.

Judy Elsley is Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. She is the author of many articles on quilts as well as a forthcoming collection of essays entitled Getting Comfortable: A Woman in the West.

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