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Author Straub, Kristina, 1951-

Title Domestic affairs [electronic resource] : intimacy, eroticism, and violence between servants and masters in eighteenth-century Britain / Kristina Straub.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 223 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-214) and index.
Contents The "servant problem" and the family -- "In the posture of children" : servants, family pedagogy, and sexuality -- Interpreting the woman servant : Pamela and Elizabeth Canning, 1740 to 1760 -- Dangerous intimacies : Roxana, Amy, and the crimes of Elizabeth Brownrigg, 1724 to 1767 -- Performing the manservant, 1730 to 1760 -- Men servants' sexuality in the novel, 1740 to 1794 -- Conclusion: Notes of a footman on "the servant problem," 1790.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Household employees in literature.
Master and servant in literature.
Social classes in literature.
Group identity in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Household employees -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Families -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801890499 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801890497 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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