Women's Work: An Anthology of American Literature

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Barbara Perkins, Robyn Warhol-Down, George B. Perkins
McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Reference - 1183 pages
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This exciting anthology offers virtually the entire collection of literature by American women and is by far the widest ranging and most diverse. Arranged chronologically, it includes a broad range of selections including fiction, poetry, essays, diaries, letters, autobiographies, oratory, and journalism, spanning the colonial days to the present. These writers represent women's writing at its highest level of accomplishment.

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Contents

Preface xvii November 1669 Being but a Month
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The Author to Her Book 23
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To My Dear and Loving The Journal of Madam Knight
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About the author (1994)

George Perkins is editor of The American Tradition in Literature (Seventh Edition, 1990), the leading American literature survey text. George and Barbara Perkins are co-authors or co-editors of Contemporary American Literature (1988), The Reader's Encyclopedia of American literature (1991), and
Women's Work: American Literature by Women (1994), and founders and editors of The Journal of Narrative Technique.

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