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Sister's Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women's Writing. The Clarendon Lectures 1989

Elaine Showalter

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123835
eISBN:
9780191671616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123835.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Are American women writers from different eras and different backgrounds connected by common threads in a coherent tradition? How have the relationships between women's rights, women's rites, and ... More


A Memoir of Mère Marie Angélique by Soeur Jacqueline De Sainte Euphémie Pascal

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Shortly after the death of the abbess Mère Angélique on August 6, 1661, Mère Angélique de Saint–Jean asked members of the Port–Royal community to write their recollections of her words and actions. ... More


Coosaponakeesa/Mary Musgrove Mathews Bosomworth (Creek; ca. 1700–1767)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Coosaponakeesa, the daughter of a white trader and a Creek woman, worked as an interpreter and diplomat for James Oglethorpe, governor of the English colony of Georgia. In that capacity, ... More


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