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Calling home : working-class women's writings : an anthology / edited with an introduction by Janet Zandy.

Contributor(s): Zandy, Janet, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, c1990Description: xiv, 366 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0813515270; 9780813515274; 0813515289 (pbk.); 9780813515281 (pbk.).Subject(s): Working class writings, American | Working class women -- Literary collections | Women -- Employment -- Literary collections | American literature -- Women authors | Women -- Literary collections | Work -- Literary collections | English literature | United StatesDDC classification: 810.8/09287
Contents:
My daddy was a good-looking woman chaser / Bobbie Louise Hawkins -- I didn't have no family before I was married / Aliene Walser/Victoria Byerly -- Calm, balmy days / Endesha Ida Mae Holland -- A question of identity / Cy-Thea Sand -- White trash: an autobiography / Carol Tarlen -- My struggle to escape the cotton mill, 1930 -- Southern mill hands -- An ill wind / Anonymous -- I'm in the sliced bacon / Mary Hammond/Betty Burke -- I'll tell you how I got to working in the yards / Estelle Zabritz/Betty Burke -- Kid, I always worked at Armour's / Betty Piontkowsky/Betty Burke -- I've lived in some dumps near the yards / Victoria Kramer/Betty Burke -- They say them child brides don't last / Florence Reece/Kathy Kahn -- I am a hard woman because I have had a hard time out here / Mabel Lincoln/John Langston Gwaltney -- The house on Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros -- Story two: my house / Beth Brant [Degonwadonti] -- Home / Barbara Smith -- I want you women up north to know / Tillie Olsen -- Measurements -- Puzzled stitches / Hazel Hall -- The triangle fire / Mary Fell -- Downtown women / Julia Stein -- Girl slaves of the Milwaukee Breweries / Mother [Mary] Jones -- In memoriam: Carolyn Johnson / Chris Llewellyn -- Do it on his time / Pat Wynne -- Could someone tell me what's going on here? / Helen Potrebenko -- "A bowlful of tears": Chinese women immigrants on Angel Island / Judy Yung -- Woman who is spilling with words / Mellie Wong -- Out of the rubbish / Marge Piercy -- Dear Editor / Clara Sullivan -- Clara Sullivan's letter / Malvina Reynolds and Peter Seeger -- Sippie Wallace, blues singer / Daphne Duval Harrison -- If you grew up watchin wrestlin and roller derby read on / Donna Langston -- The father poem / Sue Doro -- Mama / Dorothy Allison -- Mama went to work / Vivian Gornick -- Secret gardens -- Labor day / Janet Zandy -- Mary / Thomas Bell -- The little drama of the lowly / Agnes Smedley -- Billy's birth / Edith Summers Kelley -- When you have to do, you'll do / Lilliam Fox/Sherry Thomas -- Magnolias grow in dirt: the bawdy lore of southern women / Rayna Green -- Snapshots / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Sequel to love / Meridel le Sueur -- Hands: a love poem / Rose Venturelli/Ross Talarico -- Train ride / Mattie Whitley/Ross Talarico -- Maggie May / Lucia Berlin -- The first job / Sandra Cisneros -- Tuna fish / Barbara Garson -- First day on a new jobsite -- It's a good thing I'm not macho / Susan Eisenberg -- Labor trilogy / Myung-Hee Kim -- The fifth day of hell-heat: Jim and Anna are up / Tillie Olsen -- The open cage / Anzia Yezieska -- The death of Long Steam Lady / Nellie Wong -- Convertible, 1928 / Katheryn Edelman/Ross Talarico -- I was in the Gastonia strike / Bertha Hendrix -- The strike / Tillie Olsen -- Down on the strike line with my children / Donna Langston -- The fall of Shangpo / Agnes Smedley -- I wake with the taste of what you tasted: Agnes Smedley, 1892-1950 / Margaret Randall -- If it was anything for justice / Sallie Mae Hadnott/Margaret Rose Gladney -- My certificate in Negro history / Sarah McClellan/Ross Talarico -- The common woman poems / Judy Grahn -- What it is I think I'm doing anyhow / Toni Cade Bambara -- The welder / Cherrie Moraga -- Acknowledgments / Michelle M. Tokarczyk -- The low road / Marge Piercy -- Story teller / Sharon Doubiago -- Doàn kêt / Meridel le Sueur.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-361).

My daddy was a good-looking woman chaser / Bobbie Louise Hawkins -- I didn't have no family before I was married / Aliene Walser/Victoria Byerly -- Calm, balmy days / Endesha Ida Mae Holland -- A question of identity / Cy-Thea Sand -- White trash: an autobiography / Carol Tarlen -- My struggle to escape the cotton mill, 1930 -- Southern mill hands -- An ill wind / Anonymous -- I'm in the sliced bacon / Mary Hammond/Betty Burke -- I'll tell you how I got to working in the yards / Estelle Zabritz/Betty Burke -- Kid, I always worked at Armour's / Betty Piontkowsky/Betty Burke -- I've lived in some dumps near the yards / Victoria Kramer/Betty Burke -- They say them child brides don't last / Florence Reece/Kathy Kahn -- I am a hard woman because I have had a hard time out here / Mabel Lincoln/John Langston Gwaltney -- The house on Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros -- Story two: my house / Beth Brant [Degonwadonti] -- Home / Barbara Smith -- I want you women up north to know / Tillie Olsen -- Measurements -- Puzzled stitches / Hazel Hall -- The triangle fire / Mary Fell -- Downtown women / Julia Stein -- Girl slaves of the Milwaukee Breweries / Mother [Mary] Jones -- In memoriam: Carolyn Johnson / Chris Llewellyn -- Do it on his time / Pat Wynne -- Could someone tell me what's going on here? / Helen Potrebenko -- "A bowlful of tears": Chinese women immigrants on Angel Island / Judy Yung -- Woman who is spilling with words / Mellie Wong -- Out of the rubbish / Marge Piercy -- Dear Editor / Clara Sullivan -- Clara Sullivan's letter / Malvina Reynolds and Peter Seeger -- Sippie Wallace, blues singer / Daphne Duval Harrison -- If you grew up watchin wrestlin and roller derby read on / Donna Langston -- The father poem / Sue Doro -- Mama / Dorothy Allison -- Mama went to work / Vivian Gornick -- Secret gardens -- Labor day / Janet Zandy -- Mary / Thomas Bell -- The little drama of the lowly / Agnes Smedley -- Billy's birth / Edith Summers Kelley -- When you have to do, you'll do / Lilliam Fox/Sherry Thomas -- Magnolias grow in dirt: the bawdy lore of southern women / Rayna Green -- Snapshots / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Sequel to love / Meridel le Sueur -- Hands: a love poem / Rose Venturelli/Ross Talarico -- Train ride / Mattie Whitley/Ross Talarico -- Maggie May / Lucia Berlin -- The first job / Sandra Cisneros -- Tuna fish / Barbara Garson -- First day on a new jobsite -- It's a good thing I'm not macho / Susan Eisenberg -- Labor trilogy / Myung-Hee Kim -- The fifth day of hell-heat: Jim and Anna are up / Tillie Olsen -- The open cage / Anzia Yezieska -- The death of Long Steam Lady / Nellie Wong -- Convertible, 1928 / Katheryn Edelman/Ross Talarico -- I was in the Gastonia strike / Bertha Hendrix -- The strike / Tillie Olsen -- Down on the strike line with my children / Donna Langston -- The fall of Shangpo / Agnes Smedley -- I wake with the taste of what you tasted: Agnes Smedley, 1892-1950 / Margaret Randall -- If it was anything for justice / Sallie Mae Hadnott/Margaret Rose Gladney -- My certificate in Negro history / Sarah McClellan/Ross Talarico -- The common woman poems / Judy Grahn -- What it is I think I'm doing anyhow / Toni Cade Bambara -- The welder / Cherrie Moraga -- Acknowledgments / Michelle M. Tokarczyk -- The low road / Marge Piercy -- Story teller / Sharon Doubiago -- Doàn kêt / Meridel le Sueur.

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