The Resource Great short stories by American women, (ebook)

Great short stories by American women, (ebook)

Label
Great short stories by American women
Title
Great short stories by American women
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Embracing a wide variety of subjects, this choice collection of 13 short stories represents the work of an elite group of American women writing in the 19th and earthly 20th centuries. The earliest stories are Rebecca Harding Davis' naturalistic "Life in the Iron Mills" (published in 1861 and predating ḿile Zola's Germinal by almost 25 years) and Louisa May Alcott's semiautobiographical tale "Transcendental Wild Oats" (1873). The most recent ones are Zora Neale Hurston's "Sweat," an ironic tale of a failed marriage, published in 1926, and "Sanctuary" (1930), Nella Larsen's gripping and controversial tale of contested loyalty. In between is a grand cavalcade of superbly crafted fiction by Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kate Chopin, Willa Cather, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, DJuna Barnes, Susan Glaspell and Edith Wharton. Brief biographies of each of the writers are included
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
813/.01089287
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ward, Candace
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • United States
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Great short stories by American women, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486111087
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602666
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602666
System control number
MWT11602666
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Great short stories by American women, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486111087
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602666
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602666
System control number
MWT11602666
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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