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Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-70

ISBN13: 9780252062858
ISBN: 025206285X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $23.0
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published Date:
Pages: 360
Average Goodreads rating: 3.95/5 (10 ratings)

This reissue of the pioneering and standard book on antebellum women's domestic novels contains a new introduction situating the book in the context of important recent developments in the study of women's writing. Nina Baym considers 130 novels by 48 women, focusing on works by a dozen especially productive and successful writers.