Worlds In Our Words: Contemporary American Women Writers

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Worlds in Our Words: Contemporary American Women Writers

Encompassing several genres of literary composition, this up-beat, multi-cultural anthology provides an integrated curriculum of contemporary American women writers from diverse backgrounds whose works have recently emerged or made an impact on American literature in the last several decades. Juxtaposing the works of emerging writers with those of American classics, this book comes organized into eight thematic sections - language, family, and multicultural histories, transformation, music/spirituality, work, love, and happiness. It includes a variety of genres in each section - fiction, memoirs, essays, poetry, drama - moving from one to another with ease and a sense of discovery. Presenting an original interview at the end of each section with a distinguished author, it provides clearly and concisely written headnotes for each section. Spanning a broad historical range, from Margaret Walker (1915) to the present day, it includes brief biographies for each author, along with contextual notes for each reading. For professors of American literature and/or women's studies; librarians.

Specifications of Worlds in Our Words: Contemporary American Women Writers

GENERAL
AuthorMarilyn Kallet, Patricia Clark
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-10013182130X
ISBN-139780131821309
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages770
Publication Date1996-11-02
DIMENSIONS
Height8.9 inch.
Length5.9 inch.
Width1.6 inch.
Weight2 pounds.

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