Revelations: Diaries of Women

Revelations: Diaries of Women

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Overview

Excerpts from the private diaries of women, known and unknown, among them Louisa May Alcott, Sophie Tolstoy, George Eliot, Anais Nin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394711515
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1974
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 428
Sales rank: 1,076,607
Product dimensions: 4.31(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

FOREWORD by Mary Jane Moffat

On Keeping a Diary

PART I: LOVE
Marjory Fleming
Louisa May Alcott
Anne Frank
Marie Bashkirtseff
Nelly Ptaschkina 
Hannah Senesh
Sei Shonagon
George Sand
Anaïs Nin
Evelyn Scott
Frances Karlen Santamaria
Charlotte Painter

PART II: WORK
Anna Dostoevsky
Sophie Tolstoy
Ruth Benedict
Uknown Japanese Woman
Dorothy Wordsworth
Alice James  
Sylvia Ashton-Warner
George Elliot
Virgina Wolff
Käthe Kollwitz

PART III: POWER
Frances Anne Kemble
Mary Boykin Chesnut
Carolina Maria de Jesus
Martha Martin
Selma Lagerlöf
Katherine Mansfield
Loran Hurnscot
Joanna Field
Florida Scott-Maxwell
Emily Carr

AFTERWORD by Charlottle Painter "Psychic Bisexuality"

Sources
Some Further Resources for Women's Diaries

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Revelations: Diaries of Women 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
turtlesleap on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A collection of excerpts from women's diaries over the centuries, including the obvious choices and, more interestingly, the not so obvious. I will confess that I spent little time with Woolf, Ann Frank and Anais Nin, having read more comprehensive accounts of their journals. There are many others represented here and, by and large, the editors have done an exemplary job of choosing excerpts.
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