American Women Writers, 1900-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical by Laurie Champion

By Laurie Champion

Girls writers were frequently excluded from literary canons and never until eventually lately have students began to rediscover or become aware of for the 1st time ignored ladies writers and their works. This reference comprises alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American ladies authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. each one access is written via knowledgeable contributor and discusses a selected author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the severe reaction to her writings. The entries shut with wide basic and secondary bibliographies, and the quantity concludes with a listing of works for extra reading.The interval surveyed by way of this reference is wealthy and numerous. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant creative events, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries incorporated right here reveal the numerous contributions girls made to those pursuits. the amount as a complete strives to mirror the variety of yankee tradition and comprises entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American ladies. It comprises popular writers similar to Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, besides extra missed ones corresponding to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin some distance.

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The work presents an incisive examination of the impact of modernism on poets of the modern era. The book also served as a popular and informative introduction to modern poetry. Bogan’s Collected Poems, published in 1954, presented the high point of her career. The poems in the collection display limpid diction, varied rhythms, dramatic structure, and themes such as physical decay, sexual love, and human relationships. In 1955, several of the critical reviews Bogan had written for New Yorker as poetry editor and reviewer appeared in Selected Criticism, Prose, Poetry (1955).

Short stories) The Mother of Felipe and Other Early Stories. Ed. Franklin Walker. Los Angeles: Book Club of California, 1950. (Short stories) Stories from the Country of Lost Borders. Ed. Marjorie Pryse. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987. (Short stories) Western Trails: A Collection of Short Stories. Ed. Melody Graulich. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1987. Cactus Thorn. Fwd. Melody Graulich. Afterword Melody Graulich. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1988. (Novella) Beyond Borders: The Selected Essays of Mary Austin.

Studies of Djuna Barnes Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900–1940. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986. Broe, Mary Lynn, ed. Silence and Power: A Reevaluation of Djuna Barnes. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991. Field, Andrew. Djuna: The Life and Times of Djuna Barnes. New York: Putnam, 1983. Rev. ed. (Djuna: The Formidable Miss Barnes). Austin: University of Texas Press, 1985. Fiedler, Leslie. Love and Death in the American Novel. New York: Criterion, 1960.

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