The Frontiers of Women's Writing: Women's Narratives and the Rhetoric of Westward Expansion

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Although the myth of the American frontier is largely the product of writings by men, a substantial body of writings by women exists that casts the era of western expansion in a different light. In this study of American women's writings about the West between 1830 and 1930, a European scholar provides a reconstruction and new vision of frontier narrative from a perspective that has frequently been overlooked or taken for granted in discussions of the frontier. Brigitte Georgi-Findlay presents a range of writings that ...

The Frontiers of Women's Writing: Women's Narratives and the Rhetoric of Westward Expansion 1996, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816515974

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The Frontiers of Women's Writing: Women's Narratives and the Rhetoric of Westward Expansion 1996, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816515967

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