The Resource Private woman, public stage : literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America, Mary Kelley, (ebook)

Private woman, public stage : literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America, Mary Kelley, (ebook)

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Private woman, public stage : literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America
Title
Private woman, public stage
Title remainder
literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America
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Mary Kelley
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Language
eng
Summary
In the decades spanning the nineteenth century, thousands of women entered the literary marketplace. Twelve of the century's most successful women writers provide the focus for Mary Kelley's landmark study: Maria Cummins, Caroline Howard Gilman, Caroline Lee Hentz, Mary Jane Holmes, Maria McIntosh, Sara Parton, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, E.D.E.N. Southworth, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary Virginia Terhune, Susan Warner, and Augusta Evans Wilson. These women shared more than commercial success. Collectively they created fictions that Kelley terms "literary domesticity," books that both embraced and called into question the complicated expectations shaping the lives of so many nineteenth-century women. Matured in a culture of domesticity and dismissed by a male writing establishment, they struggled to reconcile public recognition with the traditional roles of wife and mother. Drawing on the 200 volumes of published prose and on the letters, diaries, and journals of these writers, Kelley explores the tensions that accompanied their unprecedented literary success. In a new preface, she discusses the explosion in the scholarship on writing women since the original 1984 publication of Private Woman, Public Stage and reflects on the book's ongoing relevance
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Midwest
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1943-
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Kelley, Mary
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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A Galaxy book
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  • American fiction
  • Women and literature
  • American fiction
  • Domestic fiction, American
  • Women
  • Authors, American
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women authors, American
  • Authorship
  • Public opinion in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Privacy in literature
  • Women in literature
  • Authorship
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Private woman, public stage : literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America, Mary Kelley, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469617381
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12049587
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remote
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12049587
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MWT12049587
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Private woman, public stage : literary domesticity in nineteenth-century America, Mary Kelley, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469617381
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12049587
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12049587
System control number
MWT12049587
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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