Category: Domestic Life

The Accidental Tourist

Anne Tyler

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A legal ruling that came out of this case pointed the way to the eventual triumph for Sanger. Many wives could not leave their husbands even if they wanted to, simply because they did not have the financial independence that was needed to survive at the time. Although she was to become an ardent public defender of Judaism, the influence of contemporary Christian culture, particularly Evangelicalism, can also be distinctly felt in her writing. We can also see how masculinity connects so many things from intimate violence to domestic and global violence.
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Family Affair: A Novel

Caprice Crane

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He never had many friends who were guys and he wasn't into sports. Gunew (ed.), Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct. Between 1856 and 1878, among the wealthy, the cage crinoline was popular as it replaced the many layers of petticoats, but it was cumbersome and humiliating. Can students explain with a unified theory why Western states anticipated the rest of the nation by so many years on this issue?
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Inventing Memory: A Novel of Mothers and Daughters

Erica Jong

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The tragedy of both women stems largely from their self-delusion, their illusory belief in Castruccio's goodness and love despite all external evidence. Sometimes I can’t hear Aristotle breathing and I rush to his room to check on him. I found this piece on Crosley’s publisher’s website interesting for aspiring or established writers because it goes into the psychological mindset of switching from one category to the other, or in her case the idea that many writers move seamlessly from fiction to nonfiction but it’s a different beast when it goes the other way.
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Who Asked You?

Terry McMillan

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She seeks to answer the question people always ask about women who are being abused: Why does she stay? Many of these “self-selected adventurous women … found their own work, improvised their own tools … argued, persuaded, and scrounged for supplies. The county’s insurers paid Norberg’s family more than �4 millions in an out-of-court settlement, but the sheriff was furious with the deal. ‘My officers were clear,’ he said. ‘The insurance firm was afraid to go before a jury.’ Now he’s determined to fight the Agster case all the way through the courts.
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The Eternal Engagement

Mary B. Morrison

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In considering different kinds of texts, relations of power and knowledge at different historical moments will be discussed. We have a growing reputation for integrity and a passion for fine writing by women. Here's how to royally kick off your Friday — invite the Kings of Leon to the TODAY plaza for a special outdoor concert. Although not included here, it would be beneficial to also read the remainder of the Interpretive Biography given its significance and impact.
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Somebody Pick Up My Pieces

J. D. Mason

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Debra N. the boycott lengthened to last a year. called a one-day boycott of the local buses to protest Parks's arrest. Serving 360 guests and toasting four honorees for their charitable work, the event raised more than $375,000 for the nearly 40-year-old non-profit organization, which will be used to support its mission to prevent domestic violence. She had no right to control her biological reproduction (even conveying information about contraception, for example, was illegal), and no right to sue or be sued since she had no separate standing in court.
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The Second Latchkey

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She never let on that her husband beat her on a regular basis. Bordin. marriage to a drunkard could mean ruin for a woman and her children. The next day Byron read the beginning of his tale, Shelley "commenced one founded on the experiences of his early life," and Polidori had "some terrible idea about a skull-headed lady who was so punished for peeping through a key-hole." Although the Chandler-style femme fatale appears to have been laid to rest, maybe she’s just been internalized by a generation of crime writers who use their wiles for the different(ish) purpose of literary seduction.
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Maw's Vacation: The Story of a Human Being in the

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They then put me on a bus and I spent a year at home with my parents, repairing my body and trying not to have a panic attack every time I saw a green car. Catherine Mumford. 277 Asian Americans. 303. 82-83. 276. 296. 270-71 Booth. 268-69. 216-17. 213. 263 American Revolution. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. The Senior Seminar Program is designed to allow senior undergraduates to meet with faculty members in a small group setting to explore an intellectual topic in literature (at the upper-division level).
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The Odd Women (TREDITION CLASSICS)

George Gissing

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After the Civil War. • Education: Radcliffe College. Peters takes off her fur tippet, goes to hang it on hook at back of room, stands looking at the under part of the small corner table. [She brings the large serving basket and they look at the bright pieces. SEE ALSO Stanton. 20. one-year course Accomplishments: Founder. Their admiration for the French Revolution was a frequent topic of their discussions. A convert to the faith, she founded the first American religious order of nuns, the Sisters of Charity.
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The Actress: A Novel

Amy Sohn

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Within a little more than a month she was almost completely paralyzed, and she died in London on 1 February 1851, having asked to be buried with her mother and father. SEE ALSO Commission on the Status of Women. 1974. the bureau remained on the margins of the federal government. Having settled those things in her mind she finished her butter, washing and salting it. Call it an exaggeration with a point, if you will.
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