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American women's autobiography : fea(s)ts of memory

Author: Margo Culley; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1992.
Series: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focus on the works of Harriet Jacobs, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Gertrude Stein, Mary McCarthy, Maxine Hong Kingston, and others.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History (form)
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American women's autobiography.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)622222897
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margo Culley; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0299132900 9780299132903 0299132943 9780299132941
OCLC Number: 25048744
Description: xiii, 329 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What a piece of work is "woman"! / Margo Culley --
"Come and hear" : women's Puritan evidences / Kathleen M. Swaim --
Self and God in the early published memoirs of New England women / Ann Taves --
Resisting the gaze of embodiment : women's autobiography in the nineteenth century / Sidonie Smith --
The political is the personal : two autobiographies of woman suffragists / Ann D. Gordon --
Utopia and anti-utopia in twentieth-century women's frontier autobiographies / Lynn Z. Bloom --
Gertrude Stein and the lesbian lie / Catherine R. Stimpson --
Orphanhood and "photo"-portraiture in Mary McCarthy's "Memories of a Catholic girlhood / Janis Greve --
Dorothy Day and women's spiritual autobiography / Mary G. Mason --
Choosing sides, choosing lives : women's autobiographies of the civil rights movement / Arlyn Diamond --
"No laughing matter" : the WASP's climb down / Nancy Walker --
The tradition of Chinese American women's life stories : thematics of race and gender in Jade Snow Wong's Fifth Chinese daughter and Maxine Hong Kingston's The woman warrior / Shirley Geok-Lin Lim --
Indian women's personal narrative : voices past and present / Kathleen Mullen Sands --
Listening to the secret mother / C. Margot Hennessy.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction, by Margo Culley.

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This collection of essays focuses on the contribution of American women to the writing of autiobiography. The authors trace editions of women's life-writing through three and a half centuries, from  Read more...

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