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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Rodger L Tarr
|Notes:||Poems originally published between 1926 and 1928 in the Rochester times union under the by-line Songs of a housewife.|
|Description:||xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
Songs of a housewife
|Responsibility:||edited by Rodger L. Tarr.|
and devoted readers will be curious to see how the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings they know and love is evident here, in these early and spirited poems. Because little is known about Rawlings's life during this period, Songs of a Housewife is valuable as commentary on her evolving attitudes as a woman and as a writer, and many of the same themes appear in her later works. As a reflection of the life of a middle-class woman struggling to carve out an independent and fulfilling.
role for herself, these poems also offer a rare insight into the life of women in the late 1920s.