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ERIC Number: EJ472394
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
Even in the Midst of Work: Reading among Turn-of-the-Century Farmers' Wives.
Weber, Rose-Marie
Reading Research Quarterly, v28 n4 p292-302 Oct-Dec 1993
Analyzes the content of extension bulletins directed to farmers' wives and of their responses to it. Finds that the women generally accepted the recommendations of the "Cornell Reading-Course for Farmers' Wives" (offering an ideal vision of literacy tempered to suit women's life on farms) but valued reading mainly as a diversion from work. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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