Women Writers in the United States: / Edition 1

Women Writers in the United States: / Edition 1

by Cynthia J. Davis, Cathy N. Davidson, Kathryn West
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195090535

ISBN-13: 9780195090536

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Women Writers in the United States is a celebration of the many forms of work—written and social, tangible and intangible—produced by American women. Davis and West document the variety and volume of women's work in the U.S. in a clear and accessible timeline format. They present information on the full spectrum of women's writing—including fiction,

Overview

Women Writers in the United States is a celebration of the many forms of work—written and social, tangible and intangible—produced by American women. Davis and West document the variety and volume of women's work in the U.S. in a clear and accessible timeline format. They present information on the full spectrum of women's writing—including fiction, poetry, biography, political manifestos, essays, advice columns,and cookbooks, alongside a chronology of developments in social and cultural history that are especially pertinent to women's lives. This extensive chronology illustrates the diversity of women who have lived and written in the U.S. and creates a sense of the full trajectory of individual careers. A valuable and rich source of information on women's studies, literature, and history, Women Writers in the United States will enable readers to locate familiar and unfamiliar women's texts and to place them in the context out which they emerged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195090536
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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