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Titel: The other daughters of the Revolution : the ...
Albany : State University of New York Press, cop. 2006. Hardcover.IX, 130 p. ; 23 cm. Book may have a remainder mark. Condition : very good. ISBN 0791468178 [KEYWORDS: zdoos,*. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 219714
Inhaltsangabe: Early in the nineteenth century, New York residents K. White and Elizabeth Fisher wrote and published two of the earliest autobiographies written by American women. Their lives ran along parallel courses: both were daughters of Loyalists who chose to remain in the United States; both found themselves entangled in unhappy marriages, abandoned for extend periods, and forced to take on the role of sole provider; and both became involved in property disputes with their male kin, which eventually landed them in prison, where they wrote their narratives. White's tale is a highly crafted text, almost an embryonic novel, incorporating several subgenres and interweaving poetry and prose. Fisher's story, while less sophisticated in terms of rhetoric and style, is nevertheless a compelling account of a woman's life and struggles during the Revolution and the early years of the republic.
Inhaltsangabe: Presents two of the earliest autobiographies of American women.
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