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The Oxford book of women's writing in the United States

Print Book, English, 1995
Oxford University Press, Oxford [England], 1995
Literary collections
X, 596 p. 23 cm
9780195087062, 0195087062
Part 1. Short fiction. Tom's husband / Sarah Orne Jewett
Tony's wife / Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson
The revolt of "Mother" / Mary Wilkins Freeman
The yellow wall-paper / Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
A male Magdalene, from Samantha vs. Josiah / Marietta Holley
A pair of silk stockings / Kate Chopin
The other two / Edith Wharton
Seventeen syllables / Hisaye Yamamoto
Freedom / Nella Larsen
Sweat / Zora Neale Hurston
O yes / Tillie Olsen
A late encounter with the enemy / Flannery O'Connor
A worn path / Eudora Welty
The shawl / Cynthia Ozick
Extenuating circumstances / Joyce Carol Oates
Miss Clairol / Helena María Viramontes
Recitatif / Toni Morrison
In the American society / Gish Jen
May's lion / Ursula K. Le Guin
Life in the iron-mills / Rebecca Harding Davis
Old Mrs. Harris / Willa Cather
Part 2. Poetry. Poetry from the beginning ; Contemporary poetry
Part 3. Public lives. Women and the nation ; The struggle for understanding ; From the personal to the political
Part 4. Acting out. Overtones / Alice Gerstenberg
Trifles : a play in one act / Susan Glaspell
Bitter cane / Genny Lim
Ain't I a woman? / Sojourner Truth
Men in your life / Alice Childress
from United States / Laurie Anderson
Roslyn Malamud : the coup, from Fires in the mirror / Anna Deavere Smith
Native American ritual
Kopis'taya (a gathering of spirits) / Paula Gunn Allen
Naming power / Wendy Rose
The foot-washing / George Ella Lyon
from The women of Brewster Place / Gloria Naylor
The sixth work : rituals for the extended family, from Jambalaya / Luisah Teish
The ceremonies of community, from The telling / E.M. Broner
Part 5. Private lives. The republic of women's letters ; Women in the nineteenth century ; Turning the century ; Modern voices
Part 6. Bodily pleasures. Recipes ; Erotica