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Three Radical Women Writers [electronic resource] : Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst

By: Roberts, Nora Ruth.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gender and Genre in Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (223 p.).ISBN: 9781135023348.Subject(s): American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969 -- Political and social views | Le Sueur, Meridel -- Political and social views | Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Olsen, Tillie -- Political and social views | Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Radicalism in literature | Sex role in literature | Social classes in literature | Socialism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Three Radical Women Writers : Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine HerbstDDC classification: 810.9/9287/0904 | 810.992870904 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
THREE RADICAL WOMEN WRITERS CLASS AND GENDER IN MERIDEL LE SUEUR, TILLIE OLSEN, AND JOSEPHINEHERBST; Copyright; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Three Radical Women; Chapter One: Marxism and the Feminine Utopia; Chapter Two: Delineating a Marxist Critique; Chapter Three: The Political Writings of Meridel Le Sueur; Chapter Four: Meridel Le Sueur''s Feminist Sentence; Chapter Five: Tillie Olsen''s Yonnondio: From the Thirties; Chapter Six: Tillie Olsen''s Riddle; Chapter Seven: Josephine Herbst: The Major Novels; Chapter Eight: Josephine Herbst: Memory Speaks
Chapter Nine: The Return to Nature: A Cross-ReadingWorks Cited; Index
Summary: Combining biography, history, and literary theory, this work looks at three of the most significant women writers to emerge from American radicalism of the 1930s. Le Sueur, Olsen, and Herbst were influenced by the Communist movement of the time, but each also forged an independent vision of feminist socialist literary milieu.
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THREE RADICAL WOMEN WRITERS CLASS AND GENDER IN MERIDEL LE SUEUR, TILLIE OLSEN, AND JOSEPHINEHERBST; Copyright; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Three Radical Women; Chapter One: Marxism and the Feminine Utopia; Chapter Two: Delineating a Marxist Critique; Chapter Three: The Political Writings of Meridel Le Sueur; Chapter Four: Meridel Le Sueur''s Feminist Sentence; Chapter Five: Tillie Olsen''s Yonnondio: From the Thirties; Chapter Six: Tillie Olsen''s Riddle; Chapter Seven: Josephine Herbst: The Major Novels; Chapter Eight: Josephine Herbst: Memory Speaks

Chapter Nine: The Return to Nature: A Cross-ReadingWorks Cited; Index

Combining biography, history, and literary theory, this work looks at three of the most significant women writers to emerge from American radicalism of the 1930s. Le Sueur, Olsen, and Herbst were influenced by the Communist movement of the time, but each also forged an independent vision of feminist socialist literary milieu.

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