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No Rooms of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California, 1849-1869

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Now in its second edition with a new introduction by the editor, this important collection includes writings by Dame Shirley, Josephine Clifford McCrakin, Ina Coolbrith, Ada Clare, and others.

Synopsis:

Pioneering writing from the women of the gold rush

Table of Contents

A frontier lady / Sarah Eleanor Royce — Out of the past / Lucy Young — A trip into the mines : letter fifth ; Letter tenth ; Letter eleventh / Dame Shirley — The Mitchells / Helen McCowen Carpenter — How Jack Hastings sold his mine / Frances Fuller Victor — La graciosa / Josephine Clifford McCrackin — My grizzly bear ; Sierra neighbors / Jessie Benton Frâemont — Delirium / Hipolita Orendain de Medina — Journal of Georgiana Kirby ; A tale of the redwoods / Georgiana Kirby — Mother's grief ; Mariposa lily ; Memory / Ina Coolbrith — In exile / Mary Hallock Foote — Affidavit of oral testimony / Charlotte L. Brown — Portrait of a California girl / Ella Sterling Cummins Mighels — Resurgam ; Genius / Adah Isaacs Menken — The past ; The man's sphere and influence ; Taking leave ; About the fashions ; The fatal pie ; Robinson's gymnasium ; The tender passion ; The "Blue stocking" ; Verdina / Ada Clare.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890771010
Editor:
Egli, Ida Rae
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Editor:
Egli, Ida Rae
Author:
Egli, Ida Rae
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
California
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
17:1, Spring 1997
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
9.00x6.03x.92 in. 1.31 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Womens Literature
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » 1800 to 1920
History and Social Science » Literary History » United States » 18th and 19th Century
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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