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Poems by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings : songs of a housewife

Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Rodger L Tarr
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In the 250 poems collected here, Rawlings presents homespun advice on such subjects as the trials and tribulations of being a cook, mother, friend, relative, and neighbor. She dedicates many to her favorite subjects: gardening, cooking, pets, and nature. Throughout, her goal is to entertain, to educate, and to give a voice to the housewife who sees her role as a creative and important one. In the process, of course,
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; Rodger L Tarr
ISBN: 0813014913 9780813014913
OCLC Number: 35970482
Notes: Poems originally published between 1926 and 1928 in the Rochester times union under the by-line Songs of a housewife.
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Cooks and cooking --
Mothers and motherhood --
Domesticity and the Domestic --
Relatives and friends --
Philosophical nuggets --
Nature and the natural --
Index.
Other Titles: Poems.
Songs of a housewife
Responsibility: edited by Rodger L. Tarr.

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In 1926, the "Rochester Times-Union" did a trial run of a column in verse; "Songs of a Housewife". It proved popular and ran for two years, with a poem a day, six days a week. The 250 poems collected  Read more...

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