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Before they could vote : American women's autobiographical writing, 1819-1919

Author: Sidonie Smith; Julia Watson
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006.
Series: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life narratives in this collection are by ethnically diverse women of energy and ambition - some well known, some forgotten over generations - who confronted barriers of gender, class, race, and sexual difference as they pursued or adapted to adventurous new lives in a rapidly changing America. The engaging selections - from captivity narratives to letters, manifestos, criminal confessions, and childhood  Read more...
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Before they could vote.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006006984
(OCoLC)64486701
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sidonie Smith; Julia Watson
ISBN: 9780299220532 0299220532 0299220508 9780299220501
OCLC Number: 223393524
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 454 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Living in public / Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson --
An authentic statement of the case and conduct of Rose Butler, who was tried, convicted, and executed for the crime of arson (1819) / Rose Butler --
A narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (as told to James E. Seaver) (1824) / Mary Jemison --
The life and religious experience of Jarena Lee (1836) / Jarena Lee --
Selections from Journal of a residence on a Georgian plantation in 1838-1839 (1863) / Fanny Kemble --
Transcription of speech given at the Akron Women's Rights Convention, from the Anti-slavery Bugle (June 21, 1851) / Sojourner Truth --
Selections from "Youth," from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1852) / Margaret Fuller --
Testimony, given in Canada (1855) / Harriet Tubman --
A brief narrative of the life of Mrs. Adele M. Jewel (1869) / Adele M. Jewel --
Selections from her journals (1874/78) / M. Carey Thomas --
The Yakima affair, from Life among the Piutes : their wrongs and claims (1883) / Sarah Winnemucca --
An old woman and her recollections (as recorded by Thomas Savage) (1877) / Eulalia Pérez --
Beginning to work, from A New England girlhood (1889) / Lucy Larcom --
"Looking back on girlhood" (1892) / Sarah Orne Jewett --
The Club movement among colored women of America (1900) / Fannie Barrier Williams --
Sketches from The Atlantic monthly / Zitkala-Ša --
Nurslings of the sky, from The land of little rain (1903) / Mary Hunter Austin --
Mary MacLane meets the vampire on the isle of treacherous delights (1910) / Mary MacLane --
The promised land, from The promised land (1912) / Mary Antin --
Lives in The Independent and the question of race / Anonymous --
How I made my first big flight abroad : my flight across the English Channel (1912) / Harriet Quimby --
Autobiographical essays / Sui Sin Far --
Selections from Madeleine, an autobiography (1919) / "Madeleine."
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Responsibility: edited by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson.
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