Romancing the vote : feminist activism in American fiction, 1870-1920 (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Romancing the vote : feminist activism in American fiction, 1870-1920

Author: Leslie Petty
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the nineteenth century progressed into the twentieth, novels about politically active women became increasingly common. This work examines how the fiction written about the women's rights and  Read more...

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Romancing the vote.
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006012101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Petty
ISBN: 0820328588 9780820328584 9780820342894 0820342890
OCLC Number: 897051219
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 231 p.)
Contents: True Christian philanthropy, or, A release from the "prison-house" of marriage : fictional representations of feminist activism in the 1870s --
Expanding the vision of feminist activism : Frances E.W. Harper's Iola Leroy and Hamlin Garland's A spoil of office --
Making it new : middlebrow literary culture and twentieth-century suffrage fiction --
The political is personal : what Henry James's The Bostonians can teach feminist activists
Responsibility: Leslie Petty

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Drawing on historical and cultural sources as well as the fictional work of several writers, Petty has written a study that successfully debunks the 'separate spheres' of male and female experience Read more...

 
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