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

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

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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
by Elaine Showalter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative spanning nearly 400 years introduces more than 250 female writers, both famous and little known
Summary
A comprehensive history of American women writers explores the contributions of more than 250 female authors--both famous and little-known--to every field of literary endeavor and reflects on their role in the evolution of our American literary heritage
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302933
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 810.9/9287
  • 809/.89287
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
Label
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, by Elaine Showalter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, in 2009
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: 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
ocn326529229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400034420
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)326529229
Label
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, by Elaine Showalter
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, in 2009
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: 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
ocn326529229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400034420
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)326529229

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