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Author Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman

Title Composing selves : Southern women and autobiography / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw

Publ Info Baton Rouge, La. : Louisiana State University Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PS366.A88 P74 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS366.A88 P74 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS366.A88 P74 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 331 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Southern literary studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Region, genre, gender -- A feminist life narrative in a traditionalist society : Belle Kearney -- A distanced Southern girlhood : Helen Keller and Anne Walter Fearn -- Wifehood narratives : Mary Hamilton and Agnes Grinstead Anderson -- Belles, wives, and public lives, part I : Mary Craig Kimbrough Sinclair -- Belles, wives, and public lives, part II : Virginia Foster Durr, Lindy Claiborne Boggs, and Lylah Scarborough Barber -- Testimonial narratives of racial consciousness : Katharine DuPre Lumpkin and Lillian Smith -- Narratives of a writing life, part I : Ellen Glasgow and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings -- Narratives of a writing life, part II : Zora Neale Hurston and Bernice Kelly Harris -- Modes of autobiographical narrative : Eudora Welty, Elizabeth Spencer, and Ellen Douglas -- Reflections on a literary genre
LC subject Women -- Southern States -- Biography -- History and criticism
Southern States -- Biography -- History and criticism
Autobiography -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Autobiography
American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
American prose literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780807137918 (cloth : alk. paper)
080713791X (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40019588221