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Language and gender in American fiction : Howells, James, Wharton, and Cather

Author: Elsa Nettels
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1997.
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This study examines the prevailing assumptions in American fiction of the post-Civil War period about language and gender that are revealed in definitions of masculine and feminine and in comparisons  Read more...

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Nettels, Elsa.
Language and gender in American fiction.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1997
(OCoLC)606051543
Named Person: William Dean Howells; Henry James; Edith Wharton; Willa Cather; W D Howells; Willa Cather; William Dean Howells; Henry James; Edith Wharton; William Dean Howells; Edith Wharton; Willa Cather; Henry James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsa Nettels
ISBN: 0333520920 9780333520925
OCLC Number: 36517991
Description: viii, 214 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Introduction - Language and Gender in Victorian America - The Voices of Men and Women in Howells's Fiction and Drama - Masculine and Feminine in James's Criticism and Fiction - Language and Convention in Wharton's Hieroglyphic World - Singers, Writers, and Storytellers in Cather's America - Illusions of Change in Utopian Fiction - Conclusion - Notes - Index
Responsibility: Elsa Nettels.

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