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Modern American women writers

Author: Elaine Showalter; Lea Baechler; A Walton Litz
Publisher: New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An encyclopedia of American women writers, examining the lives and works of forty-one authors including Maya Angelou, Kate Chopin, Adrienne Rich, and Eudora Welty.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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Modern American women writers.
New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1991
(OCoLC)555836409
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Showalter; Lea Baechler; A Walton Litz
ISBN: 0684190575 9780684190570
OCLC Number: 22511012
Description: xxii, 583 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Maya Angelou / Joanne M. Braxton --
Elizabeth Bishop / David Crag Austin --
Louise Bogan / Janet Gray --
Gwendolyn Brooks / Nellie Y. McKay --
Willa Cather / Deborah Carlin --
Kate Chopin / Wai-chee Dimock --
Emily Dickinson / Suzanne Juhasz --
Joan Didion / Joan Zseleczky --
Hilda Doolittle / Adalaide Morris --
Jessie Fauset / Deborah E. McDowll --
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman / Marjorie Pryse --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Carol Farley Kessler --
Ellen Glasgow / Cheryl B. Torsney --
Susan Glaspell / Veronica Makowsky --
Elizabeth Hardwick / Angeline Goreau --
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper / Joanne M. Braxton --
Lillian Hellman / Pat A. Skantze --
Zora Neale Hurston / Craig Werner --
Sarah Orne Jewett / Marilee Lindermann --
Maxine Hong Kingston / Jeslyn Medoff --
Amy Lowell / Celeste M. Schenck --
Mary McCarthy / Wendy Martin --
Carson McCullers / Cheryl B. Torsney --
Edna St. Vincent Millay / Debra Fried --
Marianne Moore / Celeste Goodridge --
Toni Morrison / Carolyn C. Denard --
Anaïs Nin / Ellen G. Friedman --
Joyce Carol Oates / Ellen G. Friedman --
Flannery O'Connor / Patricia Yaeger --
Grace Paley / Anne Hiemstra --
Dorothy Parker / Gwen Crane --
Sylvia Plath / David Craig Austin --
Katherine Anne Porter / Wendy Martin --
Adrienne Rich / Harriet Davidson --
Anne Sexton / Suzanne Juhasz --
Susan Sontag / Esther H. Schor --
Gertrude Stein / Harriet Scott Chessman --
Anne Tyler / Gwen Crane --
Alice Walker / Claudia Tate --
Eudora Welty / Candace Waid --
Edith Wharton / John Lowe.
Responsibility: Elaine Showalter, consulting editor, Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, general editors.

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An encyclopedia of American women writers, examining the lives and works of forty-one authors including Maya Angelou, Kate Chopin, Adrienne Rich, and Eudora Welty.

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