9780395551165

Images of Women in Literature

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  • ISBN13:

    9780395551165

  • ISBN10:

    0395551161

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/7/1990
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

Images of Women in Literature, Fifth Edition, is an anthology of literature--short fiction, poetry, and drama--by a broad range of female and male writers depicting the roles of women in literature.

Table of Contents

Traditional Images of Women
Image One: The Wife Little Woman
The Angel over the Right Shoulder
Cutting the Jewish Bride's Hair
The Bridal Veil
Aunt Rosanna's Rocker
A Wife's Story
Secretive
Driving to Oregon
Facing the Music
Marks
Image Two: The Mother I Sing the Body Electric!
On the First Night
Transition
The Mother
Pressure for Pressure
Expensive Gifts
Daddy
The Envelope
Between the Lines
I Ask My Mother to Sing
Flower Feet, Ruth Fainlight. Speculation
Girl
Cihuatlyotl, Woman Alone
Dear Toni Instead of a Letter
Souvenir
Bridging
Grace
Image Three: Woman on a Pedestal Susanna and the Elders
In an Artist's Studio
The Glamour Trap
Pretty
The End of a Career
Song
Baby, You Were Great!
La Belle Dame sans Merci
The Loreley
Image Four: The Sex Object The Girls in Their Summer Dresses
Brooklyn
One off the Short List
The Patriarch
Metonymy
From I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
With no immediate cause
From Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself
From The Maimie Papers
Poem about My Rights
Image Five Women without Men. Miss Gee
Bedquilt
The Women Men Don't See
Silk-Workers
My Lover Is a Woman
Trespassing
Home
The Story of an Hour
The Widow's Lament in Springtime, William Carlos Williams
Mourning to Do
Old Things
Woman Becoming A Prison gets to be a friend
Tell Me a Riddle
Unlearning to Not Speak
Seventeen Syllables
Three Women
A Allegory on Wimmen's Rights
Miss Rosie
I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman
From Work: A Story of Experience
From Gifts of Power
A Person as Well as a Female
Spelling
Trifles
Diving into the Wreck
Hope
Homecoming
A Woman at the Window
Present
Beyond What
Three Dreams in the Desert under a Mimosa Tree
Woman
Afterword: Writing Images/Images of Writing
Suggestions for Further Reading
Works Cited in Introductions
Works Cited in Previous Editions
Reference Works
Periodicals
Anthologies of Women's Writings
Selected Recent Literary Criticism and Theory
Acknowledgements
Author/Title
Index
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