Women in Print

Women in Print

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Women readers, editors, librarians, authors, journalists, booksellers, and others are the subjects in this stimulating new collection on modern print culture. The essays feature women like Marie Mason Potts, editor of Smoke Signals, a mid-twentieth century periodical of the Federated Indians of California; Lois Waisbrooker, publisher of books and journals on female sexuality and women's rights in the decades after the Civil War; and Elizabeth Jordan, author of two novels and editor of Harper's Bazaar from 1900 to 1913. The volume presents a complex and engaging picture of print culture and of the forces that affected women's lives in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Published in collaboration among the University of Wisconsin Press, the Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America (a joint program of the University of Wisconsina€“Madison and the Wisconsin Historical Society), and the University of Wisconsina€“Madison General Library System Office of Scholarly Communication.Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries James P. Danky, ... Edwige Danticata#39;s Breath, Eyes, Memory in Hartford, both available in languages other than English) are among the signs thatanbsp;...

Title:Women in Print
Author:James P. Danky, Wayne A. Wiegand
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 2006-02-03


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