Women writers and journalists in the nineteenth-century south

The first study to focus on white and black women journalists and writers both before and after the Civil War, this book offers fresh insight into Southern intellectual life, the fight for women's rights and gender ideology. Based on new research into Southern magazines and newspapers, this boo...

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Main Author: Wells, Jonathan Daniel
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2011
Series:Cambridge studies on the American South
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Foundations. Reading, literary magazines, and the debate over gender equality
  • Education, gender, and community in the nineteenth-century South
  • Women journalists and writers in the Old South. Periodicals and literary culture
  • Female authors and magazine writing
  • Antebellum women editors and journalists
  • Women journalists and writers in the new South
  • New South periodicals and a new literary culture
  • Writing a new South for women
  • Postwar women and professional journalism
  • Epilogue