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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 Press, ©2001.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (241 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 Gilman's Forerunner / Aleta Feinsod 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 purpose" in the serialized novels of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper / Michelle Campbell Toohey.
Summary "The Only Efficient Instrument" examines farsighted women writers in nineteenth-century America whose pioneering use of newspapers and magazines had a vital impact on the political and intellectual communities of their day."
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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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.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Cane, Aleta Feinsod, 1949-
Alves, Susan, 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Only efficient instrument. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2001 0877457808 (DLC) 2001027987 (OCoLC)46969842
ISBN 1587294001 (electronic bk.)
9781587294006 (electronic bk.)
0877457808 (cloth ; alk. paper)