Wells, Jonathan Daniel.

Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South. - New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011. - 1 online resource (258 p.) - eBooks on Demand Cambridge Studies on the American South . - Cambridge Studies on the American South .

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

Examines women writers in the nineteenth-century South, offering new insights into women and gender roles.

9781139138093 125.00 (NL)


American literature -- Women authors -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Journalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Journalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature -- Publishing -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Press coverage -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women in journalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women''s periodicals, American -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.


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