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Fishkin, Shelley Fisher
Feminist engagements : forays into American literature and culture / Shelley Fisher Fishkin
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS152 .F57 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism
Women and literature -- United States -- History
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History
Women -- United States -- Intellectual life
Feminism in literature
Women, White, in literature
Minority women in literature
Authorship -- Sex differences
Physical Description viii, 277 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-265) and index
Contents Changing the story. The borderlands of a culture ; Making a change ; Reading writing and arithmetic ; Changing the story ; Essentialism and its discontents -- Men reading and writing women/women reading and writing men. Dreiser and the discourse of gender ; Mark Twain and women ; An interview with Maxine Hong Kingston ; The Bondwoman's Escape -- Humor and chutzpah. Feminist humor and Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Theresa Malkiel's Diary of a shirtwaist striker -- Erica Jong

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