Illinois Women Novelists in the Nineteenth Century: An Analysis and Annotated Bibliography

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University of Illinois Press, 1994 - American fiction - 206 pages
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[This book] is an analysis and an annotated bibliography of a selected group of novels written by Illinois women and published between 1854 and 1893. These novels were chosen for inclusion in a collection of work that was written by women and exhibited in the American section of the Women's Building Library at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The novels are analyzed in Part 1 of this book, and their significance within the larger context of American literary history is discussed; Part 2 contains descriptive bibliographical material.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Debate
7
The Authors
26
Abbott Mary Perkins Ives
33
Beckwith Anna Louise
40
Blanchard Leone
46
Burlingame L
53
Burnham Clara Louise Root
56
Corbin Caroline Elizabeth Fairfield
85
Currier Sophronia
92
Doyle Mrs C
101
Gordon Helen Van Metre Van Anderson
108
Griffith Eva Kinney
114
Harbert Elizabeth Morrison Boynton
129
Logan Belle V
144
Sommers Lillian E pseud Litere
161

Bush Clara Roxana
70
Carew Rachel
76
Unity Club Oak Park Illinois
175
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