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Written by Herself: Volume I: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology

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Presents excerpts from the autobiographies of fourteen women, including Margery Perham, Isak Dinesen, Meena Alexander, and Vivian Gornick

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

v. 1. Autobiographies of American women: an anthology — v. 2. Women's memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797322
Subtitle:
Autobiographies of American Women
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Conway, Jill K.
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Women
Subject:
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Subject:
Biography-Women
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1992
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
672

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