Read This Only to Yourself: The Private Writings of Midwestern Women, 1880-1910

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Indiana University Press, 1982 - American prose literature - 242 pages
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User Review  - Amy Kitchell-Leighty - Goodreads

Great insight into the lives of Midwestern women during a pivotal time period. I read it slowly so I could savor it a little longer. Read full review

Review: Read This Only to Yourself: The Private Writings of Midwestern Women, 1880-1910

User Review  - Bonsai - Goodreads

Ambivalent. The ideas and observations presented int he first chapter sounded fantastic. And then they didn't hold up. The majority of the examples the author cited to support her theories made me wonder if we were reading the same letters and diaries. Read full review

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Contents

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Not to Use Correct and Elegant English
48
Class and Sexuality
96
Copyright

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Hampsten teaches English at the University of North Dakota.

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