Dictionary of Literary Biography: Writers on Women's Rights and U.S. Suffrage

  • Series Name: Dictionary of Literary Biography Series
  • Volume 381
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  • ISBN-10: 0787696560
  • ISBN-13: 9780787696566
  • Shipping Weight: 2.90 lbs ( 1.32 kgs)
  • 448 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2017, 2016
  • © 2018 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Series

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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  • To enhance the reader’s understanding of the author by a knowledge of his or her environment, DLB volumes include not only drawings, paintings, and photographs of authors, often at various stages of their careers, but also illustrations of their families and places where they have lived.
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  • All entries in this volume are unique to the series (see Table of Contents for listing.)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
An Illustrated Overview.
Lillie Devereux Blake (1833–1913 by Lynn M. Alexander.
Laura Curtis Bullard (1831–1912 by Denise M. Kohn.
Frederick Douglass (1818–1895 by Rachel A. Blumenthal.
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963 by Sheri C. Hardee.
Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson (1875–1935 by Jennifer L. Hayes.
Edith Maude Eaton (Sui Sin Far) (1865–1914 by Mary Chapman.
Sarah Barnwell Elliott (1848–1928) by Erin Wedehase.
Janet Ayer Fairbank (1878–1951 by Janet Z. Marsh.
Fanny Fern (Sarah Payson Willis Parton) (1811–1872 by Joyce W. Warren.
Margaret Fuller (1810–1850 by Nicole Lobdell.
Zona Gale (1874–1938 by Joseph Dewey.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935 by Hannah Huber.
Susan Glaspell (1876–1948 by Veronica Makowsky.
Sarah Josepha Hale (1788–1879 by Carli Sinclair.
Elizabeth Boynton Harbert (1845–1925) by Steven M. Buechler.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825–1911) by Michelle J. Pinkard.
Oreola Williams Haskell (1875–1953) by Janet Z. Marsh.
Henry James (1843–1916) by Tom Ue.
Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951 by Dave Simpkins.
Miriam Michelson (1870–1942) by Lori Harrison-Kahan and Karen E. H. Skinazi.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911 by Robin L. Cadwallader.
Elizabeth Robins (1862–1952 by Marija Reiff.
Marjorie Shuler (1888–1977 by Joseph Dewey.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902 by Jen McDaneld.
Gertrude Stein (1874–1946 by Katelyn Smith.
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896 by Amanda L. Anderson.
Walt Whitman (1819–1892 by Stefan Schöberlein.
Books for Further Reading.
Contributors.
Cumulative Index.