Reforming Fictions: Native, African, and Jewish American Women's Literature and Journalism in the Progressive Era

Reforming Fictions: Native, African, and Jewish American Women's Literature and Journalism in the Progressive Era

by Carol Batker

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ISBN-13: 9780231118514
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Carol J. Batker publishes and teaches in Native American, African American, Jewish American, and women's studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. "Her Rightful Place in the New Scheme of Things": Native American Women's Journalism in the Dawes Era
2. "'Wantin' to Wear th' Breeches and Boss th' Hull Shebang'": Reservations and Romance in Mourning Dove's
3. "The Democracy for Which We Have Paid": Jessie Fauset and World War I Controversies in the African American Press
4. "An 'Honest-to-God' American": Patriotism, Foreignness, and Domesticity in Jessie Fauset's Fiction
5. "Why Should You Ask for Ease?": Jewish Women's Journalism in the English-Language Press
6. "Mingling with Her People in Their Ghetto": Immigrant Aid and the New Woman in Jewish Women's Fiction
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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