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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
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
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
ocn229028053
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
(Sirsi) 1584945
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
ocn229028053
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, p.
Isbn
9781400041237
Lccn
2008042312
System control number
(Sirsi) 1584945

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