Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women 's Writing, 1850-1930

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"Women should be seen and not heard." That was a well-known maxim in nineteenth century America. American women writers--such as Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, and Willa Cather--devised a brilliant method for crashing that barrier to creativity. In her new book, UNRULY TONGUE: IDENTITY AND VOICE IN AMERICAN WOMEN'S WRITING, 1850-1930 (University Press of Mississippi, $40, cloth) Martha Cutter says the ten African American and Anglo American women she studied wrote as inside agitators. Over time they created a new theory ...

Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women 's Writing, 1850-1930 1999, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781578060856

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