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Publisher Comments:

Updated from its original version with an introduction from Ntozake Shange,

Book News Annotation:

A woman may have written the world's first book, says author/poet/ playwright Ntozake Shange in this edition's new foreword. In the original 2000 book, Vicki Leon (the Uppity Women series) introduces the long history of women writers and bibliomaniacs before Knight (Women of the Beat Generation) profiles specific ones. Only the entry on Anne Rice seems dated, as she's moved on from gothic vampire epics. The book includes illustrations, literary trivia, and book group and general resources.
Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

A woman may have written the world's first book, says author/poet/ playwright Ntozake Shange in this edition's new foreword. In the original 2000 book, Vicki Leon (the Uppity Women series) introduces the long history of women writers and bibliomaniacs before Knight (Women of the Beat Generation) profiles specific ones. Only the entry on Anne Rice seems dated, as she's moved on from gothic vampire epics. The book includes illustrations, literary trivia, and book group and general resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573242714
Author:
Knight, Brenda
Publisher:
Red Wheel
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women -- Books and reading.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.56x6.40x.72 in. .89 lbs.

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