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The cultural work of the late nineteenth-century hostess : Annie Adams Fields and Mary Gladstone Drew

Author: Susan K Harris
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the influence that well-placed, energetic women had on literary and political culture in the US and in England in the years 1870-1920.

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Named Person: Annie Fields; Mary Gladstone Drew; Mary Gladstone Drew; Annie Fields; Annie Fields; Mary Gladstone Drew; Annie Fields; Mary Gladstone Drew
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan K Harris
ISBN: 0312295294 9780312295295
OCLC Number: 49672535
Description: x, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Late Nineteenth-Century Hostess The Hostess as a Diarist The Hostess as a Correspondent Moral Landscapes: Mary Gladstone's Reading Community The Hostess as the Historian of a Reading Community: Annie Fields Balancing Acts: The Hostess and the New Bureaucratic Order
Responsibility: Susan K. Harris.
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"Thoroughly engaging for readers fascinated by the nineteenth century, and essential reading for understanding the complex ways women have found to wield cultural and political influence." -- Read more...

 
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