Defying Convention: Women Who Changed the Rules: Women Writers, 1st Edition

  • Paula Johanson
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 076608146X
  • ISBN-13: 9780766081468
  • DDC: 809.89287
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Although writing was long considered suitable only for men, there were some brave and clever women who defied the limitations cast upon their gender. Divided by chronological eras, this fascinating collection of biographies will enlighten readers about the women who have crafted the written word to record their surroundings, their imaginations, and their experiences. Also included are chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading section containing books and websites, and an index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Women Writing Before the Christian Era.
2: Women Writers in the Middle Ages.
3: Women Writing During the Enlightenment.
4: Women Writers in the Industrial Revolution.
5: Women Writing in the Twentieth Century.
6: Women Writers Who Speak to Today.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.