Oxford Book of Women's Writing in the United States

ISBN-10: 0195132459
ISBN-13: 9780195132458
Edition: 2000
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Description: This book is a rich and engaging collection of women's writing, spanning the entire chronology of American literary history from Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley to Anne Sexton, Alice Walker, and Ana Castillo.

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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/7/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This book is a rich and engaging collection of women's writing, spanning the entire chronology of American literary history from Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley to Anne Sexton, Alice Walker, and Ana Castillo.

Introduction
Short Fiction
Tom's Husband
Tony's Wife
The Revolt Of "Mother"
The Yellow Wall-Paper
A Male Magdalene from Samantha vs. Josiah
A Pair Of Silk Stockings
The Other Two
Seventeen Syllables
Freedom
Sweat
O Yes
A Late Encounter With the Enemy
A Worn Path
The Shawl
Extenuating Circumstances
Miss Clairol
Recitatif
In the American Society
May's Lion
Life in the Iron-Mills
Old Mrs. Harris
Poetry
Poetry from the Beginning
To My Dear and Loving Husband
The Flesh and the Spirit
On Imagination
The Soul Selects Her Own Society
This is My Letter to the World
My Life Had Stood--A Loaded Gun
After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes
Decade
The Poem as Mask
Lineage
Religion, from Ulysses
In an Iridescent Time
Woman Me
Lady Lazarus
Contemporary Poetry
Diving Into the Wreck
When I was Growing Up
The Thirty Eighth Year
Song for A Thin Sister
What the Gypsy Said to Her Children
Daystar
A History of costume
Suicide Note
Remember
As Children Together
Public Lives
Women and the Nation
From On the Equality of the Sexes
A Woman at Forty, from Woman in the Nineteenth Century
The Working-Girls of New York, from Folly As It Flies
The Case Stated
The Struggle for Understanding
From The Higher Education of Women
The Coyote-Spirit and the Weaving Woman
Women Are Hungry
From the Personal to the Political
More Than Just a Shrine: Paying Homage to the Ghosts of Ellis Island
Longing to Die of Old Age
Last Words on Vietnam, 1987
Amazons in Appalachia
If Men Could Menstruate
Why I Want a Wife
The Good Guys
Acting Out
Plays
Overtones
Trifles: A Play in one Act
Bitter Cane
Speeches and Performance Pieces
Ain's I a Woman?
Men in Your Life
From United States
Roslyn Malamud: the Coup, from Fires in the Mirror
Rituals and Ceremonies
Native American Ritual
Kopis'taya (a Gathering of Spirits)
Naming Power
The Foot-Washing
From The Women of Brewster Place
The Sixth Work: Rituals for the Extended Family, from Jambalaya
The Ceremonies of Community, from The Telling
Private Lives
The Republic of Women's Letters
To John Adams
Letter to the Editors of Freedom's Journal
Letter XV: Man Equally Guilty with Woman in the Fall
Women in the Nineteenth Century
Diary
Afternoon in the Woods, from Rural Hours
The Trials of Girlhood, from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
To John Brown
To Louisa Picquet
Diary
Turning the Century
To Liane De Pougy
To Ben Reitman
From The School Days of an Indian Girl
From Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian
One Farmer's Wife
Modern Voices
To Anita Pollitzer
Names, from Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
From Storyteller
To Gabriela, A Young Writer
Bodily Pleasures
Recipes
The Last Return From the Sea, from The Captain's Lady's Cookbook
Bass for Picasso, from The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book
Sunday Revival Dinner, from The Taste of Country Cooking
Los Dias De Los Muertos, from Food From My Heart
Erotica
Wild Nights--Wild Nights!
Come Slowly--Eden!
Volcanoes Be in Sicily
The Storm, A Sequel to "The 'Cadian Ball"
From Lifting Belly
I Want to Die While You Love Me
Sea Rose
Mandra, II, from Little Birds
Sappho's Reply
She Didn't Think We Were Married
Fifteen, from Autumn Sequence
Acknowledgments
Topical Listing of Contents
Index

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