Book Discussion on The Vintage Book of American Women Writers

Elaine Showalter, professor emerita of English at Princeton University, presents an anthology of American women writers from the 17th… read more

Elaine Showalter, professor emerita of English at Princeton University, presents an anthology of American women writers from the 17th century to today. Ms. Showalter explores the obstacles that have faced female authors in contrast to their male counterparts. She profiles the writing careers of numerous women, including Anne Bradstreet, Edith Wharton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Gertrude Stein, Zora Neale Hurston, and Sylvia Plath. Elaine Showalter discussed her book at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Vintage Book of American Women Writers

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 12, 2011
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