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Better red : the writing and resistance of Tillie Olsen and Meridel Le Sueur

Author: Constance Coiner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Better Red is an interdisciplinary study addressing the complicated intersection of American feminism and the political left as refracted in Tillie Olsen's and Meridel Le Sueur's lives and literary texts. The first book-length study to explore these feminist writers' ties to the American Communist Party, it contributes to a reenvisioning of 1930s U.S. Communism as well as to efforts to promote working-class writing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coiner, Constance.
Better red.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94013045
Named Person: Tillie Olsen; Meridel Le Sueur; Tillie Olsen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Coiner
ISBN: 0195056957 9780195056952 1423736400 9781423736400 1280523727 9781280523724
OCLC Number: 70722245
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Constance Coiner.
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This study contributes to efforts to promote working-class writing as a legitimate category of literary analysis. It demonstrates how the writing of Olsen and le Sueur anticipated many of the  Read more...

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