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Silences

Author: Tillie Olsen; Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Publisher: New York, New York : The Feminist Press at City University of New York, 2003. ©2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Twenty-fifth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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Special 25th anniversary edition of the landmark survey that revolutionized the view of literary history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olsen, Tillie.
Silences.
New York, New York : The Feminist Press at City University of New York, ©2003
xlii, 320 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tillie Olsen; Shelley Fisher Fishkin
ISBN: 9781558618794 1558618791
OCLC Number: 884595246
Description: 1 online resource (363 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic: The Lessons Silences Has Taught Us; PART ONE --
SILENCES; Silences in Literature --
1962; One Out of Twlve: Writers Who Are Women In Our Centur --
1971; Rebecca Harding Davis: Her Life and Times --
1971, 1972; PART TWO --
Acerbs, Asides, Amulets, Exhumations, Sources, Deepenings, Roundings, Expansions; SILENCES IN LITERATURE --
II; Silences of the Great in Achievement; Silences-Its Varieties; The Work of Creation and the Circumstances It Demands for Full Functioning. Subterranean Forces-and the Work of Creation in Circumstances Enabling Full FunctionWhen the Claims of Creation Cannot Be Primary; The Literary Situation (1976); THE WRITER-WOMAN: ONE OUT OF TWELVE --
II; Blight --
Its Earliest Expression; A Sense of Wrong Voiced; Literacy; One Out of Twelve-The Figures for Writers Accorded Recognition; The Baby: The Girl-Child; The Girl; The Young Writer-Woman; The Damnation of Women; The Angel in the House; Freeing the Essential Angel; Wives, Mothers, Enablers; Blight. The Hidden Silencer-Breakdown; Hidden Blight-Professional Circumstances. Some Effects of Having to Counter and Encounter Treatment and Circumstances as a Writer Who Is Female. Denial of Circumference. Other Obstacles, Balks, Encumbrances in Coming to One's Own Voice, Vision, Circumference; PART THREE; Creativity; Potentiality. First Generation; Excerpts from Life in the Iron Mills; Miscellany; Excerpts from My Heart Laid Bare; Tillie Olsen's Reading Lists; Permission Acknowledgements; Subject Index; Name Index.
Responsibility: Tillie Olsen ; introduction by Shelley Fisher Fishkin.

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Special 25th anniversary edition of the landmark survey that revolutionized the view of literary history.

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