Ruth Hall and Other Writings by Fanny Fern - Warren, Joyce W (Editor), and Fern, Fanny (Photographer)

When Ruth Hall was originally published in 1855, it caused a sensation. In it, Fanny Fern (Sara Payson Willis Parton) portrays a mid-nineteenth-century woman who realizes the American Dream solely on her own becoming the incarnation of the American individualist-regarded at that time as a role designed exclusively for men. Based on the author's ...

Ruth Hall and Other Writings by Fanny Fern 1986, Rutgers University Press

ISBN-13: 9780813511689

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