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Author Wells, Jonathan Daniel, 1969-

Title Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
Series Cambridge Studies on the American South
Cambridge studies on the American South.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE FOUNDATIONS; 1 Reading, Literary Magazines, and the Debate overGender Equality; 2 Education, Gender, and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South; PART TWO WOMEN JOURNALISTS AND WRITERS IN THE OLD SOUTH; 3 Periodicals and Literary Culture; 4 Female Authors and Magazine Writing; 5 Antebellum Women Editors and Journalists; PART THREE WOMEN JOURNALISTS AND WRITERS IN THE NEW SOUTH; 6 New South Periodicals and a New Literary Culture; 7 Writing a New South for Women; 8 Postwar Women and Professional Journalism
Epilogue Women's Press Associations and Professional JournalismBibliography; Index
Summary Examines women writers in the nineteenth-century South, offering new insights into women and gender roles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Southern States -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Journalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Journalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature publishing -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women in journalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Press coverage -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women's periodicals, American -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511998473 (electronic bk.)
1139145428 (electronic bk.)
9780511998478 (electronic bk.)
9781139145428 (electronic bk.)