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Written by Herself: Volume 2: Women's Memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia and the United States

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Representing three generations of women from four continents, a collection of memoirs includes the reminiscences of England's Vera Brittain, South Africa's Emma Mashinini, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit of Inida, and American Edith Mirante, among others. Original. 75,000 first printing. Tour.

About the Author

Jill Ker Conway was born in Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1958, and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1969.From 1964 to 1975 she taught at the University of Toronto and was Vice President there before serving for ten years as President of Smith College.Since 1985 she has been a visiting scholar and professor in M.I.T.'s Program in Science, Technology and Society, and she now lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Margery Perham — Vera Brittain — Angelica Garnett — Isak Dinesen — Elspeth Huxley — Mary Benson — Ruth First — Emma Mashinini — Shudha Mazumdar — Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit — Meena Alexander — Vivian Gornick — Gloria Wade-Gayles — Edith T. Mirante.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797216
Subtitle:
Women's Memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Conway, Jill K.
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
American prose literature -- Women authors.
Subject:
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
American prose literature
Subject:
Prose literature
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Anthologies-Womens Literature
Subject:
Biography-Women
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
684

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