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The Resource The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.]

The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.]

Label
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women
Title
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.]
Title variation
Essays by contemporary American women
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310)
Color
black and white
Contents
  • On going home / Joan Didion -- Brothers and sisters / Alice Walker -- Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros -- Ruth's song (because she could not sing it) / Gloria Steinem -- Mother tongue / Amy Tan -- My father's penis / Nancy K. Miller -- Balancing act / Dani Shapiro -- The deterioration of my marriage / Maya Angelou -- Here: Grace / Nancy Mairs -- Thoughts on becoming a grandmother / Betty Friedan -- Names / Mary McCarthy -- Hair / Marcia Aldrich -- A friendship forged on concrete / Kathy Dobie -- An American in New York / Leanne Howe -- Dreams of a black Christmas / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A knowing so deep / Toni Morrison -- La güera / Cherríe Moraga -- Split at the root : an essay on Jewish identity / Adrienne Rich -- Writing from the darkness / Bell Hooks -- Monday, May 3rd, 1982 / May Sarton -- Speak for yourself / Susan Faludi -- On being the object of property / Patricia J. Williams -- A beaut of a shiner / Jane Slaughter -- Give and take / Linda Katherine Cutting -- Death of Popeye / Shana Penn -- A
  • rape / Anonymous -- Amazing rage / Barbara Mor -- On having a baby / Margaret Mead -- Trying (and trying and trying) to get pregnant / Carolyn Coman -- Sperm in a jar / Anne Taylor Fleming -- I just came out pregnant / Felicita Garcia -- A moral choice / Mary Gordon -- Consequences / Letty Cottin Pogrebin -- Standard operating procedure / Jane Shapiro -- Sight into insight / Annie Dillard -- Walking ; Waking up the rake / Linda Hogan -- The bowl ; A woman's dance / Terry Tempest Williams -- A very warm mountain / Ursula K. Le Guin
Control code
32625909
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 310 p.
File format
one file format
Isbn
9780807063460
Lccn
95021117
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm32625909
System details
Also available via HathiTrust (https://www.hathitrust.org); full access may be limited to partner institutions
Label
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et. al.]
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310)
Color
black and white
Contents
  • On going home / Joan Didion -- Brothers and sisters / Alice Walker -- Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros -- Ruth's song (because she could not sing it) / Gloria Steinem -- Mother tongue / Amy Tan -- My father's penis / Nancy K. Miller -- Balancing act / Dani Shapiro -- The deterioration of my marriage / Maya Angelou -- Here: Grace / Nancy Mairs -- Thoughts on becoming a grandmother / Betty Friedan -- Names / Mary McCarthy -- Hair / Marcia Aldrich -- A friendship forged on concrete / Kathy Dobie -- An American in New York / Leanne Howe -- Dreams of a black Christmas / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A knowing so deep / Toni Morrison -- La güera / Cherríe Moraga -- Split at the root : an essay on Jewish identity / Adrienne Rich -- Writing from the darkness / Bell Hooks -- Monday, May 3rd, 1982 / May Sarton -- Speak for yourself / Susan Faludi -- On being the object of property / Patricia J. Williams -- A beaut of a shiner / Jane Slaughter -- Give and take / Linda Katherine Cutting -- Death of Popeye / Shana Penn -- A
  • rape / Anonymous -- Amazing rage / Barbara Mor -- On having a baby / Margaret Mead -- Trying (and trying and trying) to get pregnant / Carolyn Coman -- Sperm in a jar / Anne Taylor Fleming -- I just came out pregnant / Felicita Garcia -- A moral choice / Mary Gordon -- Consequences / Letty Cottin Pogrebin -- Standard operating procedure / Jane Shapiro -- Sight into insight / Annie Dillard -- Walking ; Waking up the rake / Linda Hogan -- The bowl ; A woman's dance / Terry Tempest Williams -- A very warm mountain / Ursula K. Le Guin
Control code
32625909
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 310 p.
File format
one file format
Isbn
9780807063460
Lccn
95021117
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm32625909
System details
Also available via HathiTrust (https://www.hathitrust.org); full access may be limited to partner institutions

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