By Laurie Champion
Ladies writers were routinely excluded from literary canons and never until eventually lately have students all started to rediscover or become aware of for the 1st time missed ladies writers and their works. This reference contains alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American girls authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. each one access is written through a professional contributor and discusses a selected author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the severe reaction to her writings. The entries shut with large fundamental and secondary bibliographies, and the amount concludes with a listing of works for extra reading.The interval surveyed by way of this reference is wealthy and various. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant creative pursuits, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries integrated right here reveal the numerous contributions ladies made to those routine. the quantity as an entire strives to mirror the range of yankee tradition and contains entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American girls. It contains renowned writers akin to Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, besides extra overlooked ones comparable to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin a long way.
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Ed. Franklin Walker. Los Angeles: Book Club of California, 1950. (Short stories) Stories from the Country of Lost Borders. Ed. Marjorie Pryse. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987. (Short stories) Western Trails: A Collection of Short Stories. Ed. Melody Graulich. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1987. Cactus Thorn. Fwd. Melody Graulich. Afterword Melody Graulich. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1988. (Novella) Beyond Borders: The Selected Essays of Mary Austin. Ed. J. Ellis Reuben.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Works by Djuna Barnes The Book of Repulsive Women: Eight Rhythms and Five Drawings. New York: Bruno’s Chapbooks II, 1915. A Book. New York: Boni, 1923. Ladies Almanack. (Written by a Lady of Fashion). Dijon, France: Darantiere, 1928. Ryder. New York: Boni, 1928. A Night among the Horses. New York: Boni, 1929. (A new addition of A Book, with three stories added) Nightwood. London: Faber, 1936. The Antiphon: A Play. London: Faber, 1958. The Selected Works of Djuna Barnes. New York: Farrar, 1962.
American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook by Laurie Champion