A Group of Their Own: College Writing Courses and American Women Writers, 1880-1940

A Group of Their Own: College Writing Courses and American Women Writers, 1880-1940

by Katherine H. Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 079144936X

ISBN-13: 9780791449363

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: State University of New York Press

A Group of Their Own is the fascinating story of the first generations of women who went to college to learn to be writers and then launched their careers writing poetry and prose. This unprecedented group included Elizabeth Bishop, Ruby Black, Pearl Buck, Emma Bugbee, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, Mildred Gilman, Zora Neale Hurston, Mary McCarthy, Marianne Moore, Eudora…  See more details below

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A Group of Their Own is the fascinating story of the first generations of women who went to college to learn to be writers and then launched their careers writing poetry and prose. This unprecedented group included Elizabeth Bishop, Ruby Black, Pearl Buck, Emma Bugbee, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, Mildred Gilman, Zora Neale Hurston, Mary McCarthy, Marianne Moore, Eudora Welty, and Margaret Walker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791449363
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Before 1880, Through Excuses Only1
Ch. 2The College Literature and Writing Class29
Ch. 3Teachers and Students61
Ch. 4A Writing Career as Subject99
Ch. 5Continuing the Groups113
Ch. 6Redefinitions of Women Writers153
Conclusion183
Works Cited187
Index205

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