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

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The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston.

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The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston.

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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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9780679736332


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Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Conway, Jill Ker
Author:
Jill Ker Conway, Editor
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Women
Subject:
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
93-1
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
8.04x5.24x1.26 in. 1.25 lbs.

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