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The Muse of the Revolution: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation

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A portrait of one of America's leading founding women traces her contributions as a historian and writer, discussing her documentation of the American Revolution and her plays, works of poetry, and provocative satirical pieces. Reprint.

About the Author

Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author, journalist and writer-producer who specializes in women and social history. Her previous books include The Reluctant Spiritualist: The Life of Maggie Fox, American Empress: The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post, and Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen. In connection with her work she has appeared on several national television series and on NPR's "Morning Edition." Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and many national magazines. She currently serves as one of the directors of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. While researching Mercy Otis Warren, she received a 2005 William Randolph Hearst Fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society. She lives in Manhattan with her husband.

Table of Contents

Daughter of liberty — Conscience of the Revolution — The patriot historian — Penwoman to posterity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807097366
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Subject:
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Author:
Stuart, Nancy Rubin
Subject:
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Subject:
History : General
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Biography » Historical
Biography » Women
History and Social Science » US History » Colonial America
History and Social Science » US History » Revolution and Constitution Era
History and Social Science » World History » General

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