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Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses Nellie Bly's journey to Mexico, where she dreamed not only of adventure but also of a possible “beat” as the first woman newspaper correspondent to write from Mexico City. To ... More


Refusing Middle Age

Dale M. Bauer

in Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the changes in how several American women writers—from Rebecca Harding Davis to Willa Cather—imagined the oversexualization of working women and then the undersexualization, ... More


Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

J. Samaine Lockwood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

In this thought-provoking study of nineteenth-century America, J. Samaine Lockwood offers an important new interpretation of the literary movement known as American regionalism. Lockwood argues that ... More


Afterword. Crazy in the Study: Trying to Claim a Tradition in Louise DeSalvo’s Accented Writing

Anthony Julian Tamburri

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Anthony Julian Tamburri’s afterword calls attention to DeSalvo’s “militancy” and considers the collective work presented in Personal Effects as “a new articulation of the Italian-American female ... More


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