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Title "The only efficient instrument" : American women writers & the periodical, 1837-1916 / edited by Aleta Feinsod Cane & Susan Alves.

Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa City, c2001.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS151 .O55 2001    Available  ---
Description 241 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-229) and index.
Contents American women writers and the periodical: creating a constituency, opening a dialogue / Aleta Feinsod Cane and Susan Alves -- Margaret Fuller's Tribune dispatches and the nineteenth-century body politic / Annamaria Formichella Elsden -- Gendering gilded age periodical professionalism: Reading Harriet Beecher Stowe's Hearth and home prescriptions for women's writing / Sarah Robbins -- Parental guidance: disciplinary intimacy and the rise of women's regionalism / Janet Gebhart Auten -- Kate Chopin and the periodical revisiting the re-vision / Bonnie James Shaker -- The heroine of her own story: subversion of traditional periodical marriage tropes in the short fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilms's Forerunner / Aleta Reinsod Cane -- Emma Goldman, Mother Earth, the Little magazine impulse in modern America / Craig Monk -- "An ardor that was human, and a power that was art": Rebecca Harding Davis and the art of the periodical / Michele L. Mock -- Lowell's female factory workers, poetic voice, and the periodical / Susan Alves -- Redefining the borders of local color fiction: María Cristina Mena's short stories in the Century magazine / Amy Doherty -- Zitkala Sä and the commercial magazine apparatus / Charles Hannon -- "A deeper purose": in the serialized novels of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper / Michelle Campbell Toohey.
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Journalism -- United States -- History.
American periodicals -- History.
Added Author Cane, Aleta Feinsod, 1949-
Alves, Susan, 1958-
ISBN 0877457808 (cloth : alk. paper)