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text A jury of her peers : American women writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx

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.

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 -- A... Read more
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xvii, 586 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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TADL-WOOD 810.9 SHO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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