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By women : an anthology of literature

Author: Linda Kirschner; Marcia McClintock Folsom
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1976] ©1976
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology contains short stories, poetry, essays, and drama to testify to the creative achievements and concerns of women through the centuries.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
By women.
Boston : Houghton-Mifflin, ©1976
(OCoLC)651731224
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Kirschner; Marcia McClintock Folsom
ISBN: 039520500X 9780395205006
OCLC Number: 1637737
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 478 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Short stories. The story of an hour / Kate Chopin --
The sentimentality of William Tavener / Willa Cather --
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter --
The demon lover / Elizabeth Bowen --
Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty --
By the North Gate / Joyce Carol Oates --
Search for self. Portrait of girl with comic book/ Phyllis McGinley --
Nikki-Roasa / Nikki Giovanni --
from The diary of Anais Nin / Anais Nin --
The new mirror / Ann Petry --
In mind / Denise Levertov --
Mirror / Sylvia Plath --
The double goer / Dilys Laing --
Samuel / Grace Paley --
My first two women / Nadine Gordimer --
This way that way / Sappho --
I ask you sir / Sappho --
A white heron / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Effort at speech between two people / Muriel Rukeyser --
Her first ball / Katherine Mansfield --
Drama. Trifles / Susan Glaspell --
A raisin in the sun / Lorraine Hansberry --
In a role. Natural law / Babette Deutsch --
An ancient gesture / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen --
Little girl, my string bean, my lovely woman / Anne Sexton --
Amusing our daughters / Carolyn Kizer --
Morning song / Sylvia Plath --
Sleep darling / Sappho --
Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor --
A woman mourned by daughters / Adrienne Rich --
The little Bouilloux girl / Colette --
A tin butterfly / Mary McCarthy --
More of a corpse than a woman / Muriel Rukeyser --
Seminary / Constance Carrier --
A domestic dilemma / Carson McCullers --
The farmer's bride / Charlotte Mew --
The 5:32 / Phyllis McGinley --
To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet --
The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Patterns / Amy Lowell --
Poetry. Tell everyone / Sappho --
We shall enjoy it / Sappho --
If, Lord, Thy love for me is strong / Teresa of Avila --
The soul's garment / Margaret Cavendish --
Song / Aphra Behn --
I can't hold you and I can't leave you / Sister Juana Ines de La Cruz --
A song / Anne Finch --
On being brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley --
Sonnets from the Portuguese / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Remembrance / Emily Bronte --
A birthday / Christina Rossetti --
This is my letter to the world / Emily Dickinson --
I like a look of agony / Emily Dickinson --
There's been a death in the opposite house / Emily Dickinson --
I heard a fly buzz / Emily Dickinson --
Puritan sonnet / Elinor Wylie --
Cold fear / Elizabeth Madox Roberts --
The pear tree / H.D. --
Still falls the rain / Edith Sitwell --
In the evening / Anna Akhmatova --
Intimate / Gabriela Mistral --
Silence / Marianne Moore --
A letter / Marina Tsvetayeva --
Elizabeth / Sylvia Townsend Warner --
Resume / Dorothy Parker --
The meeting / Louise Bogan --
To the dark God / Paula Ludwig --
Song / Marya Zaturenska --
Ride / Josephine Miles --
In time like air / May Sarton --
Beverly Hills, Chicago / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The Centaur / May Swenson --
The alarm clock / Mari Evans --
The gardener to his god / Mona Van Duyn --
May 10th / Maxine Kumin --
Further notes for the Alumni Bulletin / Patricia Cumming --
On seeing my great-aunt in a funeral parlor / Diana Chang --
A dream / Bella Akhmadulina --
Eden is a zoo / Margaret Atwood --
Breaking free. A New England nun / Mary Wilkins Freeman --
The solitary / Sara Teasdale --
Titty's dead and Tatty weeps / Ursula MacDougall --
Sonnet / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
A wish / Fanny Kemble --
The condemned librarian / Jessamyn West --
Advice to a girl / Sara Teasdale --
The ring / Isak Dinesden --
For my people / Margaret Walker --
What are years? / Marianne Moore --
An old woman and her cat / Doris Lessing --
Thanking my mother for piano lessons / Diane Wakoski --
from A room of one's own / Virginia Woolf.
Responsibility: [edited by] Linda Heinlein Kirschner, Marcia McClintock Folsom.

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This anthology contains short stories, poetry, essays, and drama to testify to the creative achievements and concerns of women through the centuries.

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