From the garden club : rural women writing community (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
From the garden club : rural women writing community Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

From the garden club : rural women writing community

Author: Charlotte Hogg
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"From the Garden Club explores how older women in a rural town use literacy to shape their lives and community. Weaving elements of memoirs with scholarly theory, Charlotte Hogg describes the lives of her grandmother and other women in her hometown of Paxton, Nebraska. The literacy practices of these women - writing news articles and memoirs, working at the library, and participating in extension clubs and the
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Hogg
ISBN: 0803273657 9780803273658
OCLC Number: 64688335
Description: xiv, 182 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Landscapes of literacy --
2. Settlement --
3. Adjusting to scale --
4. From the garden club --
5. Sponsoring pride and identity --
Afterword : change and settlement.
Responsibility: Charlotte Hogg.
More information:

Abstract:

Explores how older women in a rural town use literacy to shape their lives and community. Combining the elements of memoir with scholarly theory, this title describes the lives of the author's  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Anyone with an interest in the interplay of place, community, and literary practice as well as in the way women come together to influence the results of such a combination will find this book an Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(7)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.