qExamining how women were presented in farming and mainstream magazines over fifty years and interviewing more than 180 women who lived on farms, Lauters reveals that, rather than being victims of patriarchy, most farm women were astute businesswomen, working as partners with their husbands and fundamental to the farming industryq--Provided by publisher.to be able to afford a subscription, and thus neglected the rural and farming audience. ... column written from her Vermont country home, discussed country life as idyllic in comparison to the poverty and pace of city life. ... the United States .21 The contrast between these two cultures was also highlighted in a ro- mantic fiction story, published in ... However, an undercurrent within the story suggests that Nell, as an uneducated farm girl, really isna#39;t good enough for the city schoolteacher.
|Title||:||More Than a Farmer's Wife|
|Author||:||Amy Mattson Lauters|
|Publisher||:||University of Missouri Press - 2009|