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Beyond the Gibson Girl : reimagining the American new woman, 1895-1915 / Martha H. Patterson.

Author/Creator:
Patterson, Martha H., 1966-
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Feminist fiction, American -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- United States.
Women and literature -- United States.
African American women in literature.
Women in literature.
Contents:
Selling the American new woman as Gibson Girl
Margaret Murray Washington, Pauline Hopkins, and the new Negro woman
Incorporating the new woman in Edith Wharton's The custom of the country
Sui Sin Far and the wisdom of the new
Mary Johnston, Ellen Glasgow, and the evolutionary logic of progressive reform
Willa Cather and the fluid mechanics of the new woman.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220) and index.
ISBN:
0252030176 (acid-free paper)
OCLC:
58985923
Publisher Number:
9780252030178
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