A Jury of Her Peers

A Jury of Her Peers American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx

Paperback (12 Jan 2010) | English

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An unprecedented literary landmark: the first comprehensive history of American women writers from 1650 to the present.

In a narrative of immense scope and fascination, here are more than 250 female writers, including the famous-Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dorothy Parker, Flannery O'Connor, and Toni Morrison, among others-and the little known, from the early American bestselling novelist Catherine Sedgwick to the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Susan Glaspell. Showalter integrates women's contributions into our nation's literary heritage with brilliance and flair, making the case for the unfairly overlooked and putting the overrated firmly in their place.

Book information

ISBN: 9781400034420
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 810.99287
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 586
Weight: 585g
Height: 235mm
Width: 153mm
Spine width: 27mm