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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
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Showalter, Elaine
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Women in literature
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn229028053
  • (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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn229028053
  • (OCoLC)229028053

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