Saturday, February 03, 2007

Household chores

"Nan's vivid recollections are an outcome of the everyday bodily experience of household chores, manifested in acts of cleaning and polishing, as well as the art of decoration."

Anat Hecht, Home Sweet Home: Tangible memories of an uprooted childhood, in Daniel Miller (ed), Home Possessions: Material Culture behind closed doors, Berg, Oxford/New York 2001, p.134


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