Aunt Lute Anthology of U. S. Women Writers, Vol. 2: The 20th Century, The

A comprehensive collection of twentieth-century US women's writing, this volume contains works by over 150 women writing in a variety of genres. Works include not only fiction, drama, and poetry, but various nonfiction forms (autobiography, movement writing, journalism, essay) as well as other creative forms (opera libretto, spoken word, song lyrics, stand-up comedy).A sample of the writers, A through C: Elmaz Abinader, Jane Addams, Etel Adnan, Marjorie Agosin, Ai, Elizabeth Alexander, Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Maya Angelou, Gloria Anzaldúa, Harriette Arnow, Mary Austin, Toni Cade Bambara, Djuna Barnes, Gwendolyn Bennett, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Bikini Kill, Elizabeth Bishop, Louise Bogan, Lucille Bogan, Marita Bonner, Kay Boyle, Beth Brant, Gwendolyn Brooks, Rita Mae Brown, Pauline Russell Browne, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Octavia Butler, Patrick Califia-Rice, Janet Campbell Hale, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Luisa Capetillo, Ana Castillo, Willa Sibert Cather, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Alice Childress, Marilyn Chin, Margaret Cho, Meg Christian, Chrystos, Frances Chung, Sandra Cisneros, Amy Clampitt, Michelle Cliff, Lucille Clifton, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Wanda Coleman, Lucha Corpi, Mae V. Cowdery, Ida Cox, Ina Cumpiano, Agnes Cunningham, and Silvia Curbelo.The writers D through Z are just as diverse, just as comprehensive. The volume includes a preface, headnotes, annotations, and author/title index.Co-editors: Juliana Chang, assistant professor of English, Santa Clara University; Linda S. Garber, associate professor of English, Santa Clara University; Michelle Gibson, associate professor of women’s studies, University of Cincinnati; Anahid Kassabian, James and Constance Alsop chair of music at the University of Liverpool; Deborah Meem, professor of English, University of Cincinnati; Rhonda Pettit, associate professor of English and women’s studies, University of Cincinnati; Maria J. Saldaña, associate professor of English, Rutgers University.


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