By Laurie Champion
Women writers were normally excluded from literary canons and never until eventually lately have students began to rediscover or become aware of for the 1st time ignored ladies writers and their works. This reference contains alphabetically prepared entries on fifty eight American ladies authors who wrote among 1900 and 1945. each one access is written via a professional contributor and discusses a specific author's biography, her significant works and subject matters, and the severe reaction to her writings. The entries shut with huge basic and secondary bibliographies, and the quantity concludes with an inventory of works for extra reading.
The interval surveyed by means of this reference is wealthy and numerous. Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance, significant inventive activities, happened among 1900 and 1945, and the entries incorporated the following reveal the numerous contributions girls made to those routine. the quantity as an entire strives to mirror the variety of yank tradition and comprises entries for African American, local American, Mexican American, and chinese language American girls. It contains popular writers comparable to Willa Cather and Eudora Welty, besides extra missed ones similar to Anita Scott Coleman and Sui Sin Far.
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Can Prayer Be Answered? New York: Farrar, 1934. (Nonfiction) Indian Pottery of the Rio Grande. Pasadena, CA: Esto, 1934. (Nonfiction) One Smoke Stories. Boston: Houghton, 1934. (Short stories) The Mother of Felipe and Other Early Stories. Ed. Franklin Walker. Los Angeles: Book Club of California, 1950. (Short stories) Stories from the Country of Lost Borders. Ed. Marjorie Pryse. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987. (Short stories) Western Trails: A Collection of Short Stories. Ed.
Of The Sleeping Fury, by Louise Bogan. Poetry 50 (1937): 158–61. Frank, Elizabeth. Louise Bogan: A Portrait. New York: Knopf, 1985. Kerr, Frances. ” Literature, Interpretation, Theory 8 (1998): 305–30. Kerrigan, William. 2 (1998): 63–80. Knox, Claire E. Louise Bogan: A Reference Source. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1990. Miller, Brett C. ” American Poets since World War II. Vol. 169 of Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Joseph Conte. Gale: Detroit, 1996. 54–62. Moore, Marianne. ” Rev. of Poems and New Poems, by Louise Bogan.
Louise Bogan. Boston: Twayne, 1984. Roethke, Theodore. ” Critical Quarterly 3 (1961): 142– 50. Smith, William Jay. ” The Streaks of the Tulip: Selected Criticism. By Smith. New York: Lawrence-Delacorte, 1972. 31–56. Tate, Allen. Rev. of The Sleeping Fury, by Louise Bogan. 1 (1937): 190–92. Winters, Yvor. ” Rev. of Dark Summer, by Louise Bogan. New Republic 16 Oct. 1929: 247–48. MARITA ODETTE BONNER (1898–1971) Allison Berg BIOGRAPHY Although among the most prolific African American women writers of the New Negro Renaissance, Marita Bonner has not yet received the critical attention she deserves.