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Encyclopedia of feminist literature

Author: Kathy J Whitson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This reference includes substantial alphabetically arranged entries on nearly 70 women writers whose works are widely read in English. While most of these women are from England and America, the volume also profiles Chilean, Brazilian, Indian, South African, Australian, French, and German authors. The writers selected are feminist in that their works have challenged traditional gender roles, explored female
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Whitson, Kathy J.
Encyclopedia of feminist literature.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)609320684
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy J Whitson
ISBN: 0313327319 9780313327315
OCLC Number: 54529420
Description: xi, 300 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Abolition --
Allende, Isabel --
Allison, Dorothy --
Amazon --
Androgyny --
Angelou, Maya --
Arnow, Harriette --
Atwood, Margaret --
Austen, Jane --
Austin, Mary --
Autobiography --
Barnes, Djuna --
Behn, Aphra --
Blixen, Karen --
Brontë, Charlotte --
Brontë, Emily --
Brown, Rita Mae --
Burdekin, Katharine --
Castillo, Ana --
Chopin, Kate --
Cisneros, Sandra --
Cofer, Judith Ortiz --
Community --
Davis, Rebecca Harding --
de Pizan, Christine --
Dinesen, Isak --
Domesticity --
Erdrich, Louise --
Fauset, Jessie Redmon --
Fern, Fanny --
Foster, Hannah Webster --
Friendship --
Gaskell, Elizabeth --
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins --
Gothic --
Hall, Radclyffe --
hooks, bell --
Hulme, Keri --
Hurston, Zola Neale --
Hysteria --
Iron, Ralph --
Jacobs, Harriet Ann --
Jones, Gayl --
Kelley, Edith Summers --
Kingston, Maxine Hong --
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin --
Lispector, Clarice --
Lorde, Audre --
Markham, Beryl --
Marriage --
Marshall, Paule --
McCullers, Carson --
Morrison, Toni --
Motherhood --
Mukherjee, Bharati --
Naylor, Gloria --
New woman --
Nightingale, Florence --
Novel --
Olsen, Tillie --
Petry, Ann --
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart --
Piercy, Marge --
Pseudonyms --
Regionalism --
Rich, Adrienne --
Rowson, Susanna --
Schreiner, Olive --
Sedgwick, Catharine Marie --
Sentimentalism --
Sexuality --
Shange, Ntozake --
Shelley, Mary --
Silence and voice --
Spirituality --
Stefan, Verena --
Stowe, Harriet Beecher --
Suffrage --
Tan, Amy --
True woman --
Walker, Alice --
Walker, Margaret --
Wharton, Edith --
Winterson, Jeanette --
Wittig, Monique --
Wolf, Christa --
Wollstonecraft, Mary --
Woman question, the --
Woolf, Virginia --
Yamamoto, Hisaye --
Yezierska, Anzia.
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