Written by Herself: Volume I: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 8 jun. 2011 - 688 páginas
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The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston.


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SECTION ONE
3
Zora Neale Hurston 1901?1960
33
Marian Anderson 1902
54
Maya Angelou 19Z8
98
SECTION TWO
124
S josephine Baker 18731945
143
Dorothy Reed Mendenhall 18741964
171
Margaret Morse Nice 18831974
200
Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow 18731945
372
Louise Bogan 18971970
401
Margaret BourkeVhite 19041971
423
Maxine 1long Kingston 1940
454
SECTION FOUR
471
jane Addams 18601935
504
Anne Walter Fearn 18651939
526
Margaret Sanger 18791966
548

Hortense Powdermaker 18961970 226
26
Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin 19001979 248
48
Margaret Mead 19011978
283
Lucy Larcom 18241893
312
Vida Dutton Scudder 18611954
333
Janet Scudder 18691940
348
Anna Louise Strong 18851970
610
Mildred Ella Babe Didrikson Zaharias 19141956
638
Gloria Steinem 1934
657
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Jill Ker Conway was born in Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1958, and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1969. In 1962 she married John Conway and moved with him to his native Canada. From 1964 to 1975 she taught at the University of Toronto, where she was also Vice President, before going to Smith College. Since 1985 she has been a visiting scholar and professor in MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society. She serves on the boards of Nike, Merrill Lynch, and Colgate-Palmolive, and as Chairman of Lend Lease Corporation. She lives in Boston.

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