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Kindred Hands, a collection of previously unpublished letters by women writers, explores the act and art of writing from diverse perspectives and experiences. The letters illuminate such issues as authorship, aesthetics, collaboration, inspiration, and authorial intent. By focusing on letters that deal with authorship, the editors reveal a multiplicity of perspectives on female authorship that would otherwise require visits to archives and special collections.Representing some of the most important female writers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including transatlantic correspondents, women of color, canonical writers, regional writers, and women living in the British empire, Kindred Hands will enliven scholarship on a host of topics, including reception theory, feminist studies, social history, composition theory, modernism, and nineteenth-century studies. Moreover, because it represents previously unpublished primary sources, the collection will initiate new discussions on race, class, sexuality, ethnicity, and gender with an eye to writing at the turn of the twentieth century.The WritersMary Elizabeth Braddon, Mary Cholmondeley, Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright [George Egerton], Rhoda Broughton, Marie Corelli, Rebecca Harding Davis, Mary Abigail Dodge [Gail Hamilton], Jessie Redmon Fauset, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison [Lucas Malet], Annesley Kenealy, Palma Pederson, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Henrietta Stannard, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Rosamund Marriott Watson [Graham R. Tomson]

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Jennifer Cognard-Black, an assistant professor of English at St. Mary's College of Maryland, is the author of Narrative in the Professional

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877459644
Author:
Cognard-Black, Jennifer; MacLeod Walls, Elizabeth
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Editor:
Cognard-Black, Jennifer; MacLeod Walls, Elizabeth
Editor:
Cognard-Black, Jennifer
Editor:
MacLeod Walls, Elizabeth
Author:
Walls, Elizabeth MacLeod
Author:
MacLeod Walls, Elizabeth
Author:
Cognard-Black, Jennifer
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Women authors, American
Subject:
Letters
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 bw photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in
Age Level:
Transatlantic Readings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, G

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