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In a Closet Hidden: The Life and Work of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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"With critical sophistication and an appreciative eye, Glasser portrays a woman's hard and ambivalent struggle to write within and against conventional norms of femininity. Freeman, surrounded by her splendid fictional creations, comes alive within her own cultural context and for ours. An evocative, moving story". — Sara Ruddick

Table of Contents

"Nurtured in repression" — "The art of my work" — "Sometimes I think I am a monster" — Sexual politics in Pembroke — "Savage squaw" and "Fair angel" in Madelon — "The tenderness of one woman for another" — "If you don't see the old me" — Freeman and two New England contemporaries [Sarah Orne Jewett and Charlotte Perkins Gilman].

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122054478
Subtitle:
The Life and Work of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Author:
Glasser, Leah Blatt
Subject:
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Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
266

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Biography » Women
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
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