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Author Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888.

Title "A secret to be burried" : the diary and life of Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1858-1888 / [edited by] Judy Nolte Lensink
Edition First edition
Published Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 445 pages) : illustrations
Series A Bur oak original
Bur oak original.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Diary as Living History; Part I: "Untill the Right One": Emily Hawley, Unmarried Woman; 1. "A Home at Father's": 1858- 1860; 2. "We Cannot Always Live at Home": 1861-1862; 3. Emily Hawley, Unmarried Woman; Part II: "We Are a Happy Family Circle": Emily Gillespie, Wife and Mother; 4. "Seems Good to Know We Live at Home": 1862-1874; 5. Emily Gillespie, Wife and Mother; Part III: "Woman Is Always Lovely-Until Her Strength & Beauty Fail": Emily Hawley Gillespie, Woman; 6. "Tis the Saddest ... Merely to Be Always at Home":1874- 1883
Summary The sound of nineteenth-century women, once thought lost to us, is alive because ordinary women like Emily Hawley Gillespie gave voice to their thoughts in diaries. This condensed version of the 2,500-page journals of Emily Gillespie, faithfully written from 1858 to 1888, is a detailed account of rural Iowa life. More than this, it contains the reflections of a woman who dreamed of being a painter and writer and instead became a wife and a mother, a woman whose radical convictions were recorded in her diary, while publicly she conformed to the prescribed life of a Victorian pioneer wom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-439) and index
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Subject Gillespie, Emily Hawley, 1838-1888 -- Diaries.
Country life -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century.
Iowa -- Biography.
Iowa -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Biography.
Diaries.
History.
Diaries.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Temple, Judy Nolte, 1948-
ISBN 1587291339 (electronic bk.)
9781587291333 (electronic bk.)