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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Amelia DeFalco 2012 Caretakers / Caregivers: Economies of Affection in Alice Munro Caretakers / Caregivers: Economies of Affection in Alice Munro Amelia DeFalco For many critics, care represents a welcome alternative to prescrip- tive patriarchal ethics, which tend to involve...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... caregiver Marijana and consequent attempts to become a more essential part of her family life. This simple tale is somewhat complicated, however, by the appearance of Elizabeth Costello, a renowned author who shows up on Paul’s doorstep one day and refuses to depart. In her own words, she is something of...
Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 213–237.
Published: 01 June 2012
... would have been the case for most wealthy children in the latter half of the nineteenth century,Wharton’s material and affective needs as primary caregivers were met by governesses and nursemaids. Wharton writes in A Backward Glance : “The child of the well-to-do, hedged in by nurses and...