Cather's "Office Wives" Stories and Modern Women's Work

Leichner, Amber Harris
January 2011
Cather Studies;2011, Vol. 9, p133
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the issue concerning Willa Cather's short stories, particularly the "Office Wives" in relation to the work of modern women. It discusses the view of Cather on the women office workers in 1910s. It mentions that Cather has seen that the need of filling clerical positions with women is a dramatization of the tensions and ironies of a modern workplace.


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