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

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A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
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A jury of her peers
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American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
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Elaine Showalter
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eng
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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
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Title
A jury of her peers
Creator
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
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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302933
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DLC
Dewey number
810.9/9287
Index
index present
LC call number
PS147
LC item number
.S46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
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American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx
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by Elaine Showalter
A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter
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A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, Elaine Showalter
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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
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ocn229028053
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312

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