American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical by Laurie Champion

By Laurie Champion

Girls writers were commonly excluded from literary canons and never till lately have students began to rediscover or realize for the 1st time overlooked ladies writers and their works. This reference comprises alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American girls authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. every one access is written via a professional contributor and discusses a selected author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the serious reaction to her writings. The entries shut with wide basic and secondary bibliographies, and the amount concludes with a listing of works for extra reading.The interval surveyed via this reference is wealthy and numerous. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant creative hobbies, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries integrated the following exhibit the numerous contributions girls made to those routine. the quantity as an entire strives to mirror the variety of yankee tradition and contains entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American ladies. It comprises renowned writers corresponding to Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, in addition to extra overlooked ones comparable to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin some distance.

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Taylor, Cynthia. ” The Big Empty: Essays on the Land as Narrative. Ed. Leonard Engel. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. 119–32. Wild, Peter. 3 (1988): 119–27. ———. “Sentimentalism in the American Southwest: John C. ” Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West. Ed. Michael Kowalewski. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 127–43. Witschi, Nicholas. 1 (1997): 75–90. Work, James C. ” Women and Western American Literature. Ed. Helen Winter Stauffer and Susan J.

A gifted pianist who received advanced musical training in high school, Bonner chose to focus on English and comparative literature at Radcliffe College, where she enrolled in 1918. Her literary talent was recognized when she won admission into the much-sought-after writing seminar of Charles T. Copeland. Copeland’s advice to Bonner—that she continue to write but avoid becoming “bitter” about race—must have struck Bonner as ironic, given Radcliffe’s refusal to allow black students to live on campus.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Stout, Janis P. ” Studies in the Novel 30 (1998): 77–101. ———. ” Southwestern American Literature 21 (1996): 39–59. Taylor, Cynthia. ” The Big Empty: Essays on the Land as Narrative. Ed. Leonard Engel. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. 119–32. Wild, Peter. 3 (1988): 119–27. ———. “Sentimentalism in the American Southwest: John C. ” Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West. Ed. Michael Kowalewski. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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