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Title Writing women's lives : an anthology of autobiographical narratives by twentieth century American women writers / edited and with an introduction by Susan Cahill.
Imprint New York, NY : HarperPerennial, [1994]
©1994
Edition First edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS151 .W75 1994    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS151 .W75 1994    AVAILABLE  
Subject Women authors, American -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
American prose literature -- Women authors.
American prose literature -- 20th century.
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Alt Name Cahill, Susan, 1940-
Description xviii, 509 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Local Note ANTIOCH: Gift of the Wallis Family
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 508-509).
Contents Jane Addams (1860-1935) -- Edith Wharton (1862-1937) -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1869-1935) -- Ellen Glasgow (1873-1945) -- Mary Antin (1881-1949) -- Florida Scott-Maxwell (1883-1979) -- Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) -- Louise Bogan (1897-1970) -- Dorothy Day (1897-1980) -- Lillian Hellman (1905-1984) -- M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992) -- Eudora Welty (1909- ) -- Hortense Calisher (1911- ) -- Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) -- May Sarton (1912- ) -- Kate Simon (1912-1990) -- Tillie Olsen (1913- ) -- Madeleine L'Engle (1918- ) -- Eileen Simpson (1920- ) -- Denise Levertov (1923- ).
Ann Cornelisen (1926- ) -- Maya Angelou (1928- ) -- Maureen Howard (1930- ) -- Mary Mebane (1933- ) -- Shirley Abbott (1934- ) -- Joan Didion (1934- ) -- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison (1934- ) -- Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston (1934- ) -- Audre Lorde (1934-1992) -- Kate Millett (1934- ) -- Vivian Gornick (1935- ) -- Joyce Johnson (1935- ) -- Lucille Clifton (1936- ) -- Jane O'Reilly (1937- ) -- Maxine Hong Kingston (1940- ) -- Diane Glancy (1941- ) -- Nikki Giovanni (1943- ) -- Nancy Mairs (1943- ) -- Annie Dillard (1945- ) -- Patricia Hampl (1946- ) -- Dorothy Allison (1949- ).
Jamaica Kincaid (1949- ) -- Bebe Moore Campbell (1950- ) -- Beverly Donofrio (1950- ) -- Bell Hooks (1952- ) -- Sandra Cisneros (1954- ) -- Mary Crow Dog (1955- ) -- Lorene Cary (1956- ) -- Natalie Kusz (1962- ).
Summary Writings from Jane Addams, Ellen Glasgow, May Sarton, Joan Didion, Nancy Mairs, Jamaica Kincaid, bell hooks, Natalie Kusz, and many others, reflecting on their lives, their work, their worlds, connectedness, and commitment to community.
ISBN 0060969989 (pbk.) : $15.00 ($20.00 Can.)
OCLC # 29220359
Table of Contents
 Introduction 
 from Twenty Years at Hull House / Jane Addams1
 from "Life and I" / Edith Wharton9
 from The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Charlotte Perkins Gilman19
 from The Woman Within / Ellen Glasgow31
 from The Promised Land / Mary Antin37
 from The Measure of My Days / Florida Scott-Maxwell47
 from Dust Tracks on a Road / Zora Neale Hurston51
 from Journey Around My Room / Louise Bogan59
 from The Long Loneliness / Dorothy Day65
 from An Unfinished Woman / Lillian Hellman79
 Grandmother's Nervous Stomach from To Begin Again / M. F. K. Fisher87
 from One Writer's Beginnings / Eudora Welty95
 from Herself / Hortense Calisher101
 from How I Grew / Mary McCarthy113
 from Journal of a Solitude / May Sarton127
 from Bronx Primitive / Kate Simon137
 from Silences / Tillie Olsen147
 from Two-Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage / Madeleine L'Engle157
 from All the Brave Promises / Mary Lee Settle167
 from Orphans, Real and Imaginary / Eileen Simpson177
 Beatrice Levertoff Autobiographical Sketch / Denise Levertov189
 from Where It All Began: Italy 1954 / Ann Cornelisen201
 from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings / Maya Angelou209
 from Facts of Life / Maureen Howard217
 from Mary / Mary Mebane225
 from Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South / Shirley Abbott239
 On the Morning After the Sixties from The White Album / Joan Didion251
 Women and Blacks and Bensonhurst (1990) from The Astonishing World / Barbara Grizzuti Harrison255
 from Farewell to Manzanar / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston271
 from A Burst of Light / Audre Lorde283
 from The Loony-Bin Trip / Kate Millett297
 from Fierce Attachments / Vivian Gornick305
 from Minor Characters / Joyce Johnson315
 from Generations / Lucille Clifton323
 Expectations from The Girl I Left Behind / Jane O'Reilly329
 from The Woman Warrior / Maxine Hong Kingston347
 from Claiming Breath / Diane Glancy359
 from Sacred Cows . . . and Other Edibles / Nikki Giovanni365
 from Carnal Acts / Nancy Mairs375
 from An American Childhood / Annie Dillard387
 from A Romantic Education / Patricia Hampl397
 Deciding to Live: Preface to Trash / Dorothy Allison407
 from A Small Place / Jamaica Kincaid415
 from Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad / Bebe Moore Campbell423
 from Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good / Beverly Donofrio439
 from Talking Back / bell hooks451
 from Interviews with Writers of the Post-Colonial World / Sandra Cisneros459
 from Lakota Woman / Mary Crow Dog469
 from Black Ice / Lorene Cary481
 from Road Song / Natalie Kusz491
 Acknowledgments505
 Works Cited508