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Chapman, Sara S. 1940-

Overview
Works: 309 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 2,560 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  History  Reviews  Biography  Humor  Forecasts  Fiction  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sara S Chapman
One nation, indivisible? by Sara S Chapman( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry James's portrait of the writer as hero by Sara S Chapman( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the subjects of deepest and most enduring interest to Henry James was the creative experience of writers and critics. This study examines James's fictions about this experience, placing them within the context of James's critical work and enabling the reader to see this body of work as James himself did: as a coherent, extended portrayal of the creative experience of the writer-critic
Henry James' developing perspective of America : an examination of the tales by Sara S Chapman( )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Women in the media ; Nellie Bly ; Through a woman's eye( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1. Six years ago, a survey showed women, on average, received only 11% of front page references in newspapers. That number has now more than doubled--to 25%--according to the organization "Women, Men, and Media". Beth Engeler finds out more about women in the media. (7:00) Part 2. Nellie Bly was a pioneering female journalist. She feigned insanity to expose abuse in asylums, she reported from the front during WWI, and she earned 27 patents on steel barrels. Beth Engeler reports on a biography of Nellie Bly. (8:00) Part 3. They turned their pantries into darkrooms. Karen Kelly has more on a book that uncovers the photography of women living in rural upstate New York. Historians say it's part of history that previously has not been on the record. (5:30)
[Megatrends for women ; Women and math and science ; Possessing the secret of joy ; Moosewood cookbook( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1. Women-owned businesses employ as many people as all the Fortune 500 companies together. In 1993, California may send two women U-S Senators to Washington. That's just some of the information about women's lives contained in Megatrends for women. Beth Engeler reports. Part 2. We all know how important it is for women to get involved with math and science. Bruce Robertson reports on a new book that focuses on how to approach science. Part 3. Alice Walker's most recent book, Possessing the secret of joy, deals with an uncomfortable and unfamiliar subject, genital mutilation of women in some African and Asian countries. Barbara Grossman has a review. Part 4. For many, Mollie Katzen's Moosewood cookbook has been a guide toward more healthful eating. Beth Engeler talks with Katzen about the new, revised version of the cookbook
[Mills College, an update ; Women, cholesterol and heart disease ; Sue Fink ; Bad housekeeping( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. An update--the Board of Trustees at Mills College in Oakland, California, reversed its decision to begin admitting men to the all-women institution. Inga Sarda speaks with one student who says the situation was the "ultimate final exam". Part 2. Just what are the real risks when it comes to women, cholesterol, and heart disease. Dr. Elaine Feldman of the Georgia Medical College in Augusta, says estrogen protects women from the harmful effects of cholesterol until they reach menopause. Beth Engeler speaks with Feldman. Part 3. Sue Fink says more and more women who tour on the "women's music circuit" have been integrated into the mainstream. Beth Engeler talks with the Los Angeles vocalist, who's second album, "True life adventure." weaves tales about Fink's life. Part 4. If your place is in the running for the "bad housekeeping" awards, you're not alone. Commentary by Margie Ware, a freelance writer in Williamstown, Massachusetts
[The Market for violent stories ; Women's work ; Boys and cars( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. It's a surprising phenomenon. Although women are most often the victims in violent stories, they're also the fastest growing market for this literature. Bruce Robertson looks into the issue. Part 2. Research has found that women in female-dominated occupations work closer to home. The study has also found that there are differences in the way men and women look for work. Beth Engeler reports. Part 3. Claudia Ricci has the tale of her hot-rodding son, and the insight it's given her into her roots
[Girl, interrupted ; New poems by Emily Dickinson ; Orlando( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. Susanna Kaysen was eighteen years old when her doctor told her she had a "disorganized personality". For the next two years, Kaysen spent time in mental institutions as doctors told her to "organize her personality". Kaysen is not sure it worked, but she says it was successful in disrupting and taking time away from her young life. Bruce Robertson reports on Kaysen's book about the experiences, Girl, interrupted. (7 min., 10 sec.) Part 2. Emily Dickinson scholar William Schurr call them "national treasures". He's discovered almost 500 new poems by the reclusive New England poet. And, guess what? They were right before our eyes all along. Beth Engeler reports. (8 min., 30 sec.) Part 3. If the testosterone level in this summer's movies is running a bit too high for you, film critic Diana Postlethwaite suggests you try independent director Sally Potter's Orlando. It's based on the Virginia Woolf novel--and it's about feminism (4 min., 4 sec.)
[True women ; A feminist bookstore ; Reproductive rights( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 2. For fifteen years, the Women and Children First bookstore has been one of Chicago's best resources for feminist and female literature. We'll talk to the owners about the trials and tribulations they face in running an independent bookstore. (8:00)
[Fighting sexual harassment on campus : Beatrix Potter ; Gayle Johnson ; An all-female rodeo]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 4. The American cowgirl is alive and well ... and riding and roping in an all-female rodeo across the country. 51%'s resident Texan Mauri Small talks with the organizer of an all-women rodeo in Hereford, Texas. (6:05)
[National Women's Hall of Fame ; Women's history ; Women P.I.'s ; Deidre McCalla( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 4. Oakland, California pop singer and songwriter Deidre McCalla says she's always liked "Top 40" radio tunes. The Vassar College graduate's latest album, "With a little luck," features songs about personal issues ... like the relationship between mothers and daughters ... and cats. Paul Rosenthal reports. (5:41)
[Women's drinking ; Gender-neutral languages ; Vikki Scott ; Female jockeys( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. A California researcher says despite the fact that there are more male alcoholics in the world, women's drinking is considered more deviant by many people. Bruce Robertson reports. Part 2. Should we be using "mail carrier" instead of "mailman", and "chair" instead of "chairman"? The thoughts of 51% commentator Helen DesFosses on gender-neutral language. Part 3. Vikki Scott went from couch potato to sports contender making an unusual record at the Pan American games in Cuba. The rower and her son became the first mother and son ever to compete and win on the same national team in the same year. Claudia Ricci has Scott's story. Part 4. Beth Engeler reports on Diane Nelson and Julie Krone--two among a growing number of female jockeys
[Molly Ivins can't say that, can she? ; 60 million 'missing' women ; Daughters of the dust ; Aquamarine( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. Molly Ivins can't say that, can she? That's the title of the Texan's bestseller. In it, she provides satirical insights and a dose of old-fashioned humor. Bruce Robertson reports. Part 2. A Princeton researcher says in some countries, the ratio of males to females is much higher than it should be. Beth Engeler speaks with him about the 60 million "missing women". Part 3. It's taken until 1992 for a feature film directed by an African-American woman to receive national commercial distribution. Diana Postlethwaite reveiws Julie Dash's Daughters of the dust. Part 4. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you had taken a different path in your life? That's the theme of Carol Anshaw's book, Aquamarine. Beth Engeler reports
[AIDS czar, Kristine Gebbie ; Boston Women's Heritage Trail ; Much ado about nothing( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. Beth Engeler speaks with the nation's first AIDS czar--Kristine Gebbie. Gebbie, a professional nurse, was just appointed to the position by President Clinton. Part 2. Phillis Wheatley, Anne Hutchinson, Chew Shee Chin, and Julia O'Connor--all these women are an important part of the history of the city of Boston--and their lives and achievements are part of the Boston Women's Heritage Trail. Beth Engeler takes a walk with one of the trail's founders--to discover more. Part One. Part 3. 51% film critic Diana Postlethwaite says you must see the movie Much ado about nothing
[Biased scholarship testing ; Fields of fig and olive ; Dieting habits of college women ; Women's voices( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. Are young women losing millions of dollars in scholarships because of an unfair academic test? Beth Engeler speaks with representatives of the College Board and Fairtest in Boston. Part 2. Arranged marriages, grandmothers reading coffee cups, and other parts of Arab culture, are all part of Kathryn Abdul-Baki's book of short stories Fields of fig and olive. Beth Engeler reports. Part 3. Researchers have found a direct correlation between the dieting habits of college women and their drug and alcohol use. Melissa Rocker has more. Part 4. Women are most concerned about their families and the economy. That's just one finding of a major new Women's voices poll. Beth Engeler reports
[Breast implant surgery ; Getting ahead in business ; Study of sterotypes ; Women encouraging reading( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 4. What makes you want to read? Mauri Small reports on a group of Vermont women who are publishing books for new adult readers ... written by new adult readers. The stories are powerful and are designed to encourage further reading. (5:28)
[Resourceful woman ; Medical school graduates ; Marcia Gillespie ; Sleepless in Seattle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. Health care issues such as birth control and breast cancer are often overlooked in women with disabilities, according to the editor of a first-of-its-kind newsletter. Beth Engeler reports on Resourceful Woman, an information source for women with disabilities. Part. 2. A study from Michigan shows women and men are graduating in just about equal numbers from medical school, however women still have lower status and receive less pay, in general. However, commentator Helen DesFosses says there's some good news in that information. Part. 3. Self-described "rock and roll" feminist Marcia Gillespie is the new editor-in-chief of Ms. Magazine. Beth Engeler reports. Part. 4. Romance is the subject of Nora Ephron's latest movie, Sleepless in Seattle. Diana Postlethwaite has a review
[Pro-life feminism ; Aspirin and pregnancy ; Project Success ; Where women stand ; Leona Helmsley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 5. In our society, it is inherent that a person be innocent until proven guilty. But, we all know that's not always true in the public's eye. Take the recent case of Leona Helmsley's crime, commentator Helen DesFosses wonders how much the public's image of Helmsley had to do with sterotypes about women. (2:30)
[The Women's quarterly ; Women and AIDS ; Power dreamers ; Encountering God( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 3. In the tragic tale of Oedipus, an unknowing boy fulfills the prophecy that he will murder his father and marry his mother. But a modern author decided to a look at that tragedy from the mother's point of view. Karen Kelly talks to the author about how such myths are still relevant today. (4:55)
[Dry cleaning costs ; Women in the Cold War era ; White male writers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1. How much do you pay for your dry cleaning? An investigation in Massachusetts found that women are often paying a great deal more than men for the same number of garments. Bruce Robertson reports that this is most likely a national problem. Part 2. A researcher says that during the early years of the Cold War era, women were kept in very defined roles as part of a containment theory. Beth Engeler reports. Part 3. A course called "White male writers" stirred up some attention when it appeared on the course list at Georgetown University. Beh Engeler looks into exactly what the class entailed. Part 4. Christine Lavin's "The Bag lady's ball", from her album "Future Fossils", on the Palindrome Records label
 
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