The Clubwomen's Daughters

The Clubwomen's Daughters : Collectivist Impulses in Progressive-era Girl's Fiction, 1890-1940

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  • Paperback
  • 138 x 216mm | 204g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138883433
  • 9781138883437

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Braving "Sarcasm and Sneers": The Development of the American Clubwomen's Movement; Chapter 2: "The Power to Set Things Going": The Rise of the Collectivist Impulse in American Girls' Fiction; Chapter 3: "Impersonating Their Citizen Brothers": The College Heroine's Rehearsal for Public Life; Chapter 4: Four Girls at Cottage City: Spiritual Collectivism in Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins' Fiction for African-American Girls; Chapter 5: "Mama! Come An' See the Suffragists!" Progressive-era Girls' Outdoor Fiction and the Public Display of the Collectivist Impulse; Chapter 6: The Secret of the Girl Sleuth: The Women's Community as Focal Point in Depression-era Girls' Fiction; Chapter 7: Epilogue; Bibliography; more