The Prentice Hall Anthology of Women's Literature

The Prentice Hall Anthology of Women's Literature

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For courses in Composition and Literature, Composition, Women's Literature/Women's Studies; Comparative Literature; and Feminism in Literature.Focusing on 20th century works, this manageable, chronological anthology takes an objective approach to women's literature, letting students experience each selection without any preconceptions or opening interpretations. Coverage spans from turn-of-the-century literature, through modernism and the pre-Second World War era, to post-war, contemporary literature and beyond, drawing selections from each major genre.show more

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  • Paperback | 1085 pages
  • 144.8 x 228.6 x 50.8mm | 1,338.11g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130819743
  • 9780130819741

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NOTE: Table of Contents is tentative and subject to change.Alice James (1848-1892). from The Diary of Alice James. Emma Lazarus (1849-1887). The New Colossus. Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909). Tom's Husband. A White Heron. Kate Chopin (1850-1904). The Story of an Hour. The Awakening. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930). The Revolt Of Mother. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935). The Yellow Wallpaper. Closed Doors. The Real Religion. Mary Elizabeth Coleridge (1861-1907). The Other Side of the Mirror. Marriage. Companionship. Edith Wharton (1862-1937). The Other Two. Her Son. Mary Austin (1868-1934). The Basket Woman. The Stream That Ran Away. The Coyote-Spirit and the Weaving Woman. Henry Handel Richardson (1870-1946). Two Hanged Women. Amy Lowell (1874-1925). The Letter. Summer Rain. After a Storm. The Sisters. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946). The Furr and Miss Skeene. Gentle Lena. Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson (1875-1935). I Sit and Sew. The Goodness of St. Rocque. Zora Neale Hurston (1881-1960). Gilded Six Bits. Sweat. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941). fromA Room of One's Own; Shakespeare's Sister. The Mark on the Wall. Susan Glaspell (1882-1948). Trifles. Mina Loy (1882-1966). Moreover, The Moon. Lunar Baedeker. Anne Spencer (1882-1975). Substitution. Lady, Lady. Anna Wickham (1884-1947). The Affinity. Divorce. Anzia Yezierska (1885-1970). My Own People from Hungry Hearts. America and I. H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886-1961). Sea Rose. Oread. Helen. Marianne Moore (1887-1972). Poetry. When I Buy Flowers. Hometown Piece for Messrs. Alston and Reese. Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923). Bliss. The Garden-Party. Anna Akhmatova (1888-1966). In Memory of M.B. Redwinged Birds. The Guest. Miriam Raskin (1889-1973). At a Picnic. Jean Rhys (1890-1979). from Wide Sargasso Sea.Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950). [I, Being Born a Women]. Apostrophe to Man. The Snow Storm. [I Will Put Chaos into Fourteen Lines]. Untitled Sonnet I. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967). Indian Summer. The Little Old Lady in Lavender Silk. Marita Bonner (1899-1971). On Being Young-A Woman-And Colored. Meridel Le Seur (1900-1996). from Salute to Spring: A Hungry Intellectual. The Girl. Stevie Smith (1902-1971). Not Waving but Drowning. The New Age. Sylvia Regan (1908- ). Morning Star. Under a Painted Smile. We'll Bring the Rue de la Paix. Eudora Welty (1909- ). A Worn Path. Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979). The Fish. Invitation to Miss Marianne Moore. May Sarton (1912-1995). The Muse as Medusa. Der Abschied. Mary Lavin (1912-1996). The Nun's Mother. Tillie Olsen (1912- ). I Stand Here Ironing. Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980). Study in a Late Subway. Eccentric Motion. To be a Jew in the Twentieth Century. Ruth Stone (1915- ). Things I Say to Myself While Hanging Laundry. Margaret Walker (1915- ). For My People. Chicago. Southern Song. Judith Wright (1915- ). The Sisters. To Another Housewife. Naked Girl in the Mirror. Counting in Sevens. Lili Berger (1916- ). On Saint Katherine's Day.Gwendolyn Brooks (1917- ). Five Men Against the Theme "My Name is Red Hot. Yo Name Ain Doodley Squat." Friend. The Mother. Mary Tallmountain (1918-1994). The Last Wolf. The Ivory Dog for My Sister. There is No Word For Goodbye. May Swenson (1919-1989). Sleeping with Boa. View to the North. How to Be Old. Doris Lessing (1919- ). To Room Nineteen. Hisaye Yamamoto (1921- ). Seventeen Syllables. Grace Paley (1922- ). Enormous Changes at the Last Minute. Denise Levertov (1923-1997). The Ache of Marriage. Divorcing. Bedtime. Nadine Gordimer (1923- ). Town and Country Lovers. Jane Cooper (1924- ). Rent. Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964). Good Country People. Carolyn Kizer (1925- ). The Intruder. A Window in Wintertime. Thrall. Maxine Kumin (1925- ). Regret. By Heart. Anne Sexton (1928-1974). Said the Poet to the Analyst. Her Kind. Maya Angelou (1928- ). from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Good Woman Feeling Bad. A Georgia Song. Cynthia Ozick (1928- ). The Shawl. Lore Segal (1928). The Reverse Bug. Ursula Le Guin (1929). Some Approaches to the Problem of the Shortage of Time. She Unnames Them. The Professor's Houses. Paule Marshall (1929). Barbados. Adrienne Rich (1929). When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision (1971). When We Dead Awaken. Sisters. Peeling Onions. From a Survivor. Toni Morrison (1931). Recitatif. Alice Munro (1931). Visitors. Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). Conversations Among the Ruins. Channel Crossing. Lady Lazarus. Daddy. Edna O'Brien (1936). Number Ten. Audre Lorde (1934-1992). Future Promise. This Urn Contains Earth From German Concentration Camps. Joan Didion (1934). Holy Water. Sonia Sanchez (1934). After Saturday Night Comes Sunday. Poem No. 2. Blues. Haiku. To All Brothers: From All Sisters. Lucille Clifton (1936). Poem. Album. Marge Piercy (1936). Barbie Doll. A Woman in the Ordinary. Bessie Head (1937-1986). Snapshots of a Wedding. Joyce Carol Oates (1938). Unmailed, Unwritten Letters. Toni Cade-Bambara (1939-1995). The Lesson. Margaret Atwood (1939). Rape Fantasies. Lynne Sharon Schwartz (1939). The Melting Pot. Angela (Olive) Carter (1940-1992). The Loves of Lady Purple. Judy Grahn (1940). Carol, in the Park, Chewing on Straws. II. Ella, in a Square Apron, Along Highway 80. Maxine Hong Kingston (1940). No Name Woman. Bobbie Ann Mason (1940). Private Lies. Bharati Mukherjee (1940). The Management of Grief. Pattiann Rogers (1940). Nearing Autobiography. Counting What the Cactus Contains. Irena Klepfisz (1941). Dedication from Bashert. Etlekhe Verter oyf Mame-Loshn (A Few Words in the Mother Tongue). Royal Pear! Isabel Allende (1942). From The Stories of Eva Luna. If You Touched My Heart. Rayna Green (1942). When I Cut My Hair. Coossponakeesa (Mary Mathews Musgrove Bosomsworth). Leader of the Creeks, 1700-1783. Sharon Olds (1942). The Knowing. Why My Mother Made Me. My Mother's College. I Cannot Forget the Woman in the Mirror. Gail Galloway Adams (1943). The Purchase of Order. Nikki Giovanni (1943). Nikki-Rosa. Woman. For Saundra. Louise Gluck (1943). Illuminations. Nancy Mairs (1943). Carnal Acts. Kathryn Stripling Byer (1944). Diamonds. Alice Walker (1944). The Flowers. In Search of Our Mother's Gardens. Ann Beattie (1947). What Was Mine. Laura Cunningham (1947). from Sleeping Arrangements. Linda Hogan (1947). Leaving. Song for My Name. The Hands. Melissa Pritchard (1948). The Instinct for Bliss. Leslie Marmon Silko (1948). Lullaby. Storyteller. Lynn Emanuel (1949). Inventing Father in Las Vegas. Jamaica Kincaid (1949). Alien Soil. Diane Burns (1950). Big Fun. Gadoshkibos. Carolyn Forch (1950). The Colonel. Gloria Naylor (1950). From The Women of Brewster Place: Etta Mae Johnson. Joy Harjo (1951). She Had Some Horses. Remember. Your Phone Call at 8 AM. Angela Jackson (1951). Caesura. Song of the Writer Woman. Angel. Judith Ortiz-Cofer (1952). Primary Lessons. Rita Dove (1952). Canary. After Reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the Third Time Before Bed. Naomi Shihab Nye (1952). Newcomers in a Troubled Land. Making a Fist. Kitty Tsui (1952). Don't Call Me Sir, Call Me Strong. Chinatown Talking Story. Anna Castillo (1953). And All Octobers Become One. The Antihero. Sara Suleri Goodyear (1953). Excellent Things in Women. Luci Tapahonso (1953). Sheepherder Blues. Blue Horses Rush In. Sandra Cisneros (1954). Six Brothers. My Wicked Ways. Louise Erdrich (1954). Skunk Dreams. Marilyn Chin (1955). How I Got That Name. Rebecca Brown (1956). from The Gifts of the Body: The Gift of Hunger. Elizabeth Alexander (1962). Ladders. House Party Sonnet: '66. Nineteen. Boston Year. "Radio Days." Jill Bialosky. from Fathers in the Snow: 1,2,7. Allegra Goodman (1967). Variant Text. Nan Cohen (1968). A Newborn Girl at Passover. Ann Cummins (1954). Where I Work from A Room of One's Own.show more

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