The Resource Nineteenth-century women learn to write, edited with an introduction by Catherine Hobbs

Nineteenth-century women learn to write, edited with an introduction by Catherine Hobbs

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Nineteenth-century women learn to write
Title
Nineteenth-century women learn to write
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Catherine Hobbs
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These essays give a more complete picture of literacy in the nineteenth century. Part one presents a panoply of sites and cultural contexts in which women learned to write, including ideological contexts, institutional sites, and informal settings such as literary circles. Part two examines specific genres, texts, and "voices" of literate women and students of writing and speaking. Nineteenth-Century Women Learn to Write interweaves thick feminist social history with theoretical perspectives from such diverse fields as linguistics and folklore, feminist literary theory, and African American and Native American studies. The volume constitutes a major addition to traditional social science studies of literacy
  • What and how were nineteenth-century women taught through conduct books and hymnbooks? What did women learn about reading and writing at a state normal school and at the Cherokee Nation's female seminary? What did Radcliffe women think of rhetoric classes imported from Harvard? How did women begin to gain their voices through speaking and writing in literary societies and by keeping diaries and journals? How did African American women use literacy as a tool for social action? How did women's writing portray alternative views of the western frontier? The essays in this volume address these questions and more in exploring the gendered nature of education in the nineteenth century
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DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
LC1757
LC item number
.N56 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Hobbs, Catherine
Series statement
Feminist issues
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  • Women
  • Literacy
  • Feminist theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Literacy
  • Women
  • Frauenbildung
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Frau
  • Alphabetisierung
  • Schriftlicher Ausdruck
  • Englischunterricht
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Nineteenth-century women learn to write, edited with an introduction by Catherine Hobbs
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-332) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Let us strive earnestly to value education aright" : Cherokee female seminarians as leaders of a changing culture
  • Devon A. Mihesuah
  • His religion and hers in nineteenth-century hymnody
  • June Hadden Hobbs
  • Writing in circles : Harriet Beecher Stowe, the Semi-Colon Club, and the construction of women's authorship
  • Nicole Tonkovich
  • Literacy as a tool for social action among nineteenth-century African American women
  • Shirley Wilson Logan
  • Mothers, daughters, diaries : literacy, relationship, and cultural context
  • Judy Nolte Temple and Suzanne L. Bunkers
  • Introduction : cultures and practices of U.S. women's literacy
  • Women and the western military frontier : Elizabeth Bacon Custer
  • Maryan Wherry
  • Cultural models of womanhood and female education : practices of colonization and resistance
  • P. Joy Rouse
  • Silks, Congress gaiters, and rhetoric : a Butler University graduate of 1860 tells her story
  • Heidemarie Z. Weidner
  • Radcliffe responses to Harvard rhetoric : "an absurdly stiff way of thinking"
  • Sue Carter Simmons
  • "A toast to Jerusha Jane Jones"
  • [Mary Ashmun]
  • Catherine Hobbs
  • "Is John smarter than I?" by Jerusha Jane Jones (Rockford Seminary magazine, 1875)
  • [Julia Lathrop?]
  • Afterword : revealing the ties that bind?
  • JoAnn Campbell
  • Conduct books for women, 1830-1860 : a rationale for women's conduct and domestic role in America
  • Jane E. Rose
  • "In an atmosphere of peril" : college women and their writing
  • Vickie Ricks
  • "The voice, pen and influence of our women are abroad in the land" : women and the Illinois State Normal University, 1857-1899
  • Sandra D. Harmon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780813916057
Lccn
94025198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31436260
  • (OCoLC)ocm31436260
Label
Nineteenth-century women learn to write, edited with an introduction by Catherine Hobbs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Let us strive earnestly to value education aright" : Cherokee female seminarians as leaders of a changing culture
  • Devon A. Mihesuah
  • His religion and hers in nineteenth-century hymnody
  • June Hadden Hobbs
  • Writing in circles : Harriet Beecher Stowe, the Semi-Colon Club, and the construction of women's authorship
  • Nicole Tonkovich
  • Literacy as a tool for social action among nineteenth-century African American women
  • Shirley Wilson Logan
  • Mothers, daughters, diaries : literacy, relationship, and cultural context
  • Judy Nolte Temple and Suzanne L. Bunkers
  • Introduction : cultures and practices of U.S. women's literacy
  • Women and the western military frontier : Elizabeth Bacon Custer
  • Maryan Wherry
  • Cultural models of womanhood and female education : practices of colonization and resistance
  • P. Joy Rouse
  • Silks, Congress gaiters, and rhetoric : a Butler University graduate of 1860 tells her story
  • Heidemarie Z. Weidner
  • Radcliffe responses to Harvard rhetoric : "an absurdly stiff way of thinking"
  • Sue Carter Simmons
  • "A toast to Jerusha Jane Jones"
  • [Mary Ashmun]
  • Catherine Hobbs
  • "Is John smarter than I?" by Jerusha Jane Jones (Rockford Seminary magazine, 1875)
  • [Julia Lathrop?]
  • Afterword : revealing the ties that bind?
  • JoAnn Campbell
  • Conduct books for women, 1830-1860 : a rationale for women's conduct and domestic role in America
  • Jane E. Rose
  • "In an atmosphere of peril" : college women and their writing
  • Vickie Ricks
  • "The voice, pen and influence of our women are abroad in the land" : women and the Illinois State Normal University, 1857-1899
  • Sandra D. Harmon
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780813916057
Lccn
94025198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31436260
  • (OCoLC)ocm31436260

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