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Title Women's life-writing : finding voice/building community / Linda S. Coleman, editor.

Imprint Bowling Green : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, c1997.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.99287 W842l    ---  Available
Description 281 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents "Why feignest thou thyselfe to be another woman?" : constraints on the construction of subjectivity in Mary Rich's diary / Avra Kouffman -- "Clandestine delight" : Frances Burney's life-writing / Linda Lang-Peralta -- "I love and only love the fairer sex" : the writing of a lesbian identity in the diaries of Anne Lister (1791-1840) / Jennifer Frangos -- Speaking into being : the gifts of Rebecca Jackson, "Black visionary, Shaker eldress" / Sylvia Bryant -- Silenced stories : May Sarton's journals as a form of discursive resistance / Leah E. White -- Gender, sect, and circumstance : Quaker Mary Penington's many voices / Linda S. Coleman -- Mary White Rowlandson remembers captivity : a mother's anguish, a woman's voice / Parley Ann Boswell -- "Uncommon, bad, and dangerous" : personal narratives of imprisoned Confederate women, 1861-1865 / Judith Scheffler -- I was re-elected president : Elizabeth Keckley as quintessential patriot in Behind the scenes, or thirty years a slave and four years in the White House / Lynn Domina -- Fatal pie and drops of frosting : Anne Ellis's acts of community building in The life of an ordinary woman / Jennifer S. Brantley -- Testament of youth : Vera Brittains' literary quest for peace / Elizabeth Foxwell -- "Write it upon the walles of your houses" : Dorothy Leigh's The mothers blessing / Martha J. Craig -- "When a woman so far outsteps her proper sphere" : counter-romantic tourism / Angela D. Jones -- Sugar ladles and strainers : political self-fashioning in the epistolary journalism of Lydia Maria Child / Anne Righton Malone -- Public and private tyrannies : Virginia Woolf, life-writing, and the feminist revision of history / Merry M. Pawlowski.
Subject English prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Great Britain.
Women and literature.
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Communities in literature.
Added Author Coleman, Linda S.
ISBN 0879727489 (paper)
0879727470 (clothbound)

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