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Angela the Upside-down Girl and Other Domestic Travels
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Emily Hiestand
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

Accounts of the author's travels and characters she has met along the way, including Angela, a striptease artist, Great Aunt Nan Dean, and Joe Bain, a Haitian shopowner
Of Women and the Essay
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Elizabeth Bowen, Frances Brooke, Margaret Cavendish, Lydia Maria Child, Frances Power Cobbe, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Elizabeth David, Joan Didion, Annie Dillard, Jenny Diski, Gretel Ehrlich, Anne Fadiman, Fanny Fern, M. F. K. Fisher, Margaret Fuller, Katharine Fullerton Gerould, Grace Greenwood, Louise Imogen Guiney, Gail Hamilton, Elizabeth Hardwick, Eliza Haywood, Linda Hogan, Zora Neale Hurston, Jamaica Kincaid, Vernon Lee, Charlotte Lennox, Eliza Lynn Linton, Harriet Martineau, Alice Meynell, Mary Russell Mitford, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Kyoko Mori, Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris, Gertrude Bustill Mossell, Judith Sargent Murray, Joyce Carol Oates, Cynthia Ozick, Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi, Ann Plato, Agnes Repplier, Susan Sontag, Sara Suleri, Alice Walker, Rebecca West, Virginia Woolf, Zitkala-Sa
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Of Women and the Essay brings together forty-six American and British women essayists whose work spans nearly four centuries. The contributions of these essayists prove that women have been significant participants in the essay tradition since the genre’s modern beginnings in the sixteenth century. Many of these essayists, such as
Longing for the Bomb
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Lindsey A. Freeman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-13 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Longing for the Bomb traces the unusual story of the first atomic city and the emergence of American nuclear culture. Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off all commercial maps, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created for the Manhattan Project by the U.S. government in the 1940s. Its workers
Earline's Pink Party
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Elizabeth Findley Shores
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-18 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

In Earline’s Pink Party Elizabeth Findley Shores sifts through her family’s scattered artifacts to understand her grandmother’s life in relation to the troubled racial history of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A compelling, genre-bending page-turner, Earline’s Pink Party: The Social Rituals and Domestic Relics of a Southern Woman analyzes the life of a
The View From #410
Language: en
Authors: Jean K. Mason
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-15 - Publisher: iUniverse

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