Modern American women writers

Format: Print Book 1993
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS151.M54 1993
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS151.M54 1993
 
 
Summary
In this rich examination of some of America's leading writers, learn how the lives and work of thirty-two women shaped the literature they produced.

Based on the acclaimed hardcover edition, this concise revision of Modern American Women Writers is a unique look at a century of women's contributions to the American literary tradition.

The essays included within this book are by the best scholars in the field of women's studies and combine illuminating biographical detail with thoughtful discussions of each authors work. Featuring an introduction from distinguished feminist critic Elaine Showalter, Modern American Women Writers is "an outstanding reference source" for anyone looking to discover how women writers have shaped American literature( American Reference Books Annual).
Contents
Maya Angelou / Joanne M. Braxton
Elizabeth Bishop / David Craig Austin
Gwendolyn Brooks / Nellie Y. McKay
Willa Cather / Deborah Carlin
Kate Chopin / Wai-chee Dimock
Emily Dickinson / Suzanne Juhasz
Joan Didion / Joan Zseleczky
Hilda Doolittle / Adalaide Morris
Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Carol Farley Kessler
Susan Glaspell / Veronica Makowsky
Elizabeth Hardwick / Angeline Goreau
Lillian Hellman / Pat A. Skantze
Zora Neale Hurston / Craig Werner
Sarah Orne Jewett / Marilee Lindemann
Mary McCarthy / Wendy Martin
Carson McCullers / Cheryl B. Torsney
Edna St. Vincent Millay / Debra Fried
Marianne Moore / Celeste Goodridge
Toni Morrison / Carolyn C. Denard
Joyce Carol Oates / Ellen G. Friedman
Flannery O'Connor / Particia S. Yaeger
Grace Paley / Anne Hiemstra
Sylvia Plath / David Craig Austin
Katherine Anne Porter / Wendy Martin
Adrienne Rich / Harriet Davidson
Anne Sexton / Suzanne Juhasz
Susan Sontag / Esther H. Schor
Gertrude Stein / Harriet Scott Chessman
Anne Tyler / Gwen Crane
Alice Walker / Claudia Tate
Eudora Welty / Candace Waid
Edith Wharton / John Lowe.

Additional Information
Subjects Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Women authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
American literature -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.
American literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
American literature -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.
American literature -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.
Publisher New York : Toronto : New York :Collier Books ;1993
Maxwell Macmillan Canada ;
Maxwell Macmillan International,
Edition 1st Collier Books ed.
Contributors Showalter, Elaine.
Baechler, Lea.
Litz, A. Walton.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description xv, 416 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 0020820259 :
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