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The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, Mass .
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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American essays -- Women authors.,
    • Women -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310).

      Other titlesEssays by contemporary American women
      Statementedited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.].
      ContributionsMartin, Wendy, 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS683.W65 B43 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL788734M
      ISBN 100807063460
      LC Control Number95021117

      Making More Waves: New Writing by Asian American Women / Elaine H. Kim (Editor) / Kori: The Beacon Anthology of Korean American Fiction / Heinz Insu Fenkl (Editor) / Kori: The Beacon Anthology of Korean American Fiction / . Poet, critic, and activist Alicia Ostriker was born in in New York City. She earned degrees from Brandeis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, Ostriker has published numerous volumes of poetry, including Waiting for the Light (), which awarded the Berru Award from the Jewish Book Council, and The Old Woman, the .

      Anthologies Antler, Joyce, ed. America and I: Short Stories by American Jewish Women Writers. Boston: Beacon Press, , p. Stories from throughout the .   CC: Women Writing Resistance was originally published in by South End Press. What does it mean to you to have the anthology reprinted in by Beacon Press? JB: When I read through the book again as we prepared the manuscript, I was impressed by how totally contemporary and compelling these stories, poems, and essays are. In part.

      Modern Language Association (MLA) Format and Documentation This handout covers the basics of MLA format and the documentation of sources students frequently use. For more complete information, refer to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., available in the Writing Center and at the reserve desk at the Chester Fritz Library. Martin, Wendy The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present and gives an analysis of current literary trends and debates in women's literature. The volume examines the ways in which women writers from diverse racial, social.


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