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Reading And Writing Ourselves Into Being
     

Reading And Writing Ourselves Into Being

by Claire White Putala
 

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Putala bases her study on a set of correspondence, the Osborne Family Papers, 1812-1968, housed in the Special Collections Research Center of Syracuse University. She focuses on the period 1838-1862, drawing from about 300 letters primarily from the Wright/Mott/Osborne women. Among the topics she pursues are contextualizing Eliza Wright Osborne in her literacy, women

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Putala bases her study on a set of correspondence, the Osborne Family Papers, 1812-1968, housed in the Special Collections Research Center of Syracuse University. She focuses on the period 1838-1862, drawing from about 300 letters primarily from the Wright/Mott/Osborne women. Among the topics she pursues are contextualizing Eliza Wright Osborne in her literacy, women reading mostly women, mothers and men proscribing women's reading, in search of the particular, and gender. The study was her Ph.D. dissertation for Syracuse University. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781593111090
Publisher:
Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Language, Literacy, and Learning Ser.
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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