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Woman's Fiction : A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-70 - Nina Baym

Woman's Fiction

A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-70

By: Nina Baym

Paperback Published: 1st February 1993
ISBN: 9780252062858
Number Of Pages: 360

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This reissue of the pioneering and standard book on antebellum women's domestic novels contains a new introduction situating the book in the context of important recent developments in the study of women's writing. Nina Baym considers 130 novels by 48 women, focusing on works by a dozen especially productive and successful writers.

Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction and Conclusionsp. 11
The Form and Ideology of Woman's Fictionp. 22
Catharine Sedgwick and Other Early Novelistsp. 51
Maria McIntoshp. 86
E. D. E. N. Southworth and Caroline Lee Hentzp. 110
Susan Warner, Anna Warner, and Maria Cumminsp. 140
Ann Stephens, Mary Jane Holmes, and Marion Harlandp. 175
Caroline Chesebro'p. 208
Other Novelists of the Fiftiesp. 231
Augusta Evans and the Waning of Woman's Fictionp. 276
A Note on Popularityp. 301
Chronological Bibliographyp. 303
Bibliographical Note on Secondary Materialp. 309
Bibliography of Related Works Published since 1978p. 317
Indexp. 323
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780252062858
ISBN-10: 025206285X
Series: ACL-Mit Press Series in Natural
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st February 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2

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