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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
Summary
  • On going home / Joan Didion -- Brothers and sisters / Alice Walker -- Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros -- Ruth's song / 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 / Kathie Dobie -- An American in New York / Leanne Howe -- Dreams of a black Christmas / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A knowing so deep / Toni Morrison -- La Guera / Cherrie Moraga -- Split at the rock / 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 / Anon
  • Amazing rage / Barbara Mor -- On having a baby / Margaret Mead -- Trying (and trying and trying) to have a baby / 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
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.540809287
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS683.W65
LC item number
B43 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1940-
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Martin, Wendy
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  • American essays
  • Women
Label
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/goettingen/185653057.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310)
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
ocm32625909
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 310 p.
Isbn
9780807063460
Lccn
95021117
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32625909
  • (OCoLC)32625909
Label
The Beacon book of essays by contemporary American women, edited by Wendy Martin ; with the editorial assistance of Thomas Allen ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/goettingen/185653057.pdf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310)
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
ocm32625909
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 310 p.
Isbn
9780807063460
Lccn
95021117
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o32625909
  • (OCoLC)32625909

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