Eliza Calvert Hall : Kentucky author and suffragist (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Eliza Calvert Hall : Kentucky author and suffragist

Author: Lynn E Niedermeier
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1907, the author, poet, essayist, and folk art historian Eliza Calvert Hall (1856--1935) published Aunt Jane of Kentucky, a collection of stories about rural life infused with the spirit and gentle good humor of its elderly narrator, Aunt Jane. The book and several sequels achieved wide popularity and placed Hall in the front ranks of ""local color"" fiction writers of her time. As Hall struggled to balance her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Niedermeier, Lynn E., 1956-
Eliza Calvert Hall.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007
(DLC) 2007016756
(OCoLC)123539562
Named Person: Eliza Calvert Hall; Eliza Calvert Hall
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn E Niedermeier
ISBN: 9780813172798 0813172799 9780813159256 0813159253
OCLC Number: 173766150
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Fighting and preaching --
"It did not look as we had pictured you" --
Exile --
The major --
Cook, scullion, nurse, laundress --
Straight to a woman's heart --
Money and marriage --
Sally Ann's experience --
A jumble of quilt pieces --
Aunt Jane of Kentucky --
Seeing double --
A woman spinning and weaving --
Riding to town --
"Be glad you are not a woman" --
Grandmother's debut --
A hard worker all her life.
Responsibility: Lynn E. Niedermeier.
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In 1907, the author, poet, essayist, and folk art historian Eliza Calvert Hall (1856--1935) published Aunt Jane of Kentucky, a collection of stories about rural life infused with the spirit and  Read more...

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Supplies a valuable history of the women's rights movement in Kentucky and introduces the reader to an overlooked author of compassionate and witty fiction. - Bonnie Jean Cox, former director of the Read more...

 
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