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Reading and Writing Ourselves into Being : The Literacy of Certain Nineteenth-Century Young Women - Claire White Putala

Reading and Writing Ourselves into Being

The Literacy of Certain Nineteenth-Century Young Women

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9781593111083
Number Of Pages: 324

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Putala bases her study on a set of correspondence, the Osborne Family Papers, 1812-1968, housed in the Special Collections Research Center of Syracuse University. She focuses on the period 1838-1862, drawing from about 300 letters primarily from the Wright/Mott/Osborne women. Among the topics she pursues are contextualizing Eliza Wright Osborne in

Beginning to contextualize Eliza Wright Osborne in her literacyp. 1
Wherein the problem is setp. 25
Reading the writing of "the particular" : a methodologyp. 51
On their own : women reading (mostly) womenp. 83
Not on their own : mothers and men prescribe their readingp. 115
Writing well : in search of "the particular"p. 143
"Fixed very nicely indeed!" A focus on genderp. 181
Endingsp. 213
Documentation of primary sources : Osborne family papersp. 241
Part I : non-correspondence documentation - Osborne papersp. 253
Part II : non-Osborne family papers documentationp. 257
Coding categories for content analysis of 1988 paper, "not great expectations"p. 259
A bibliography of reading citations in the Wright/Mott/Osborne correspondence : 1835-1862p. 263
Two letters from the Osborne family papers : Martha Mott (Lord) to Eliza Wright (Osborne) : 1.23.47 and Eliza Wright (Osborne) to DMO? : 10.25.50p. 273
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ISBN: 9781593111083
ISBN-10: 1593111088
Series: Literacy, Language & Learning
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.46