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Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Critical Reader / Edition 1
     

Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

by Karen L. Kilcup
 

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ISBN-10: 0631200541

ISBN-13: 2900631200542

Pub. Date: 09/24/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This critical reader, specifically designed to accompany the anthology, contains twelve original essays - ten newly-written - on a wide range of topics, together with an introductory overview by the editor.

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This critical reader, specifically designed to accompany the anthology, contains twelve original essays - ten newly-written - on a wide range of topics, together with an introductory overview by the editor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900631200542
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/24/1998
Series:
Blackwell Critical Reader Series
Pages:
272

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction: A Conversation on Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing: Karen Kilcup.

"Not in the Least American": Nineteenth-Century Literary Regionalism as UnAmerican Literature: Judith Fetterley (University at Albany, SUNY).

Living With Difference: Nineteenth-Century Southern Women Writers: Nancy A. Walker (Vanderbilt University).

Western Biodiversity: Rereading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing: Melody Graulich (University of New Hampshire).

"A Tolerance For Contradictions":The Short Stories of Maria Cristina Mena: Tiffany Ana L¢pez (University of California, Riverside).

Early Native American Women Authors: Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, Sarah Winnemucca, S. Alice Callahan, E. Pauline Johnson, and Zitkala-a: A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff (University of Illinois, Chicago).

Nature, Nurture, and Nationalism: "A Faded Leaf of History": Jean Pfaelzer (University of Delaware).

Crippled Girls and Lame Old Women: Sentimental Spectacles of Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing: Rosemarie Garland Thomson (Howard University).

Fracturing Gender: Women's Economic Independence: Joyce Warren (Queens College, CUNY).

"To Labor. . . And Fight on the Side of God":Spirit, Class, and Nineteenth-Century African-American Women's Literature: Barbara McCaskill (University of Georgia).

"Essays of Invention":Transformations of Advice in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing: Karen L. Kilcup (University of North Carolina, Greensboro).

Inventing a Feminist Discourse: Rhetoric and Resistance in Margaret Fuller's Women In The Nineteenth Century: Annette Kolodny (University of Arizonia).

Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets Revisited: Cheryl Walker (Scripps College).

Contributors.

Index.

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