Voices Unbound: The Lives and Works of Twelve American Women Intellectuals

Voices Unbound: The Lives and Works of Twelve American Women Intellectuals

by Lucindy A. Willis

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$113.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780842028141
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Worlds of Women Series
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Lucindy Willis, Ph.D. teaches English Literature and Composition at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction—"On the Shoulders of Giants": Women Public Intellectuals in America Part 2 I Pre-Civil War America Chapter 3 "Visionary of the New Age" Chapter 4 "First Woman in the Republic" Part 5 II Post-Civil War Era Chapter 6 "Intellectual Architect of American Feminism" Chapter 7 "A Mixed Legacy" Chapter 8 The New Woman Chapter 9 "Citizen of the World Part 10 III The Interwar Years Chapter 11 American Cassandra Chapter 12 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Part 13 Postwar America Chapter 14 Keeping Memory Alive Chapter 15 A Passionate Friend Part 16 America at the Millenium Chapter 17 A New Mestiza Consciousness Chapter 18 Talking Back Chapter 19 Afterthoughts Chapter 20 Selected Readings Chapter 21 Index

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