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Beyond the Gibson Girl

Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915

Beyond the Gibson Girl( )
Author: Patterson, Martha H.
ISBN:978-0-252-03017-8
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $95.00
Book Description:

Challenging monolithic images of the New Woman as white, well-educated, and politically progressive, this study focuses on important regional, ethnic, and sociopolitical differences in the use of the New Woman trope at the turn of the twentieth century. Using Charles Dana Gibson's "Gibson Girls" as a point of departure, Martha H. Patterson explores how writers such as Pauline Hopkins, Margaret Murray Washington, Sui Sin Far, Mary Johnston, Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, and Willa Cather...
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