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The Resource A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter

A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter

Label
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
Title
A jury of her peers
Title remainder
American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Showalter
Title variation
American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a narrative of immense scope and fascination--spanning nearly 400 years and brimming with Showalter's characteristic wit and incisive opinions--readers are introduced to more than 250 female writers, both famous and little known
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/9287
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PS147
  • PS147
LC item number
  • .S46 2009
  • .S46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-562) and index
Contents
A new literature springs up in the new world -- Revolution : women's rights and women's writing -- Their native land -- Finding a form -- Masterpieces and mass markets -- Slavery, race, and women's writing -- The Civil War -- The coming woman -- American sibyls -- New women -- The golden morrow -- Against women's writing : Wharton and Cather -- You might as well live -- The Great Depression -- The 1940s : World War II and after -- The 1950s : the three faces of Eve -- The 1960s : live or die -- The 1970s : the will to change -- The 1980s : on the jury -- The 1990s : anything she wants
Control code
229028053
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
(OCoLC)229028053
Label
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-562) and index
Contents
A new literature springs up in the new world -- Revolution : women's rights and women's writing -- Their native land -- Finding a form -- Masterpieces and mass markets -- Slavery, race, and women's writing -- The Civil War -- The coming woman -- American sibyls -- New women -- The golden morrow -- Against women's writing : Wharton and Cather -- You might as well live -- The Great Depression -- The 1940s : World War II and after -- The 1950s : the three faces of Eve -- The 1960s : live or die -- The 1970s : the will to change -- The 1980s : on the jury -- The 1990s : anything she wants
Control code
229028053
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
(OCoLC)229028053

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