Entitled to the Pedestal

Entitled to the Pedestal : Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920-1945

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Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood.
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  • Electronic book text | 225 pages
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1587297329
  • 9781587297328