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No rooms of their own : women writers of early California

Author: Ida Rae Egli; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books in association with R. Heide, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now in its second edition with a new introduction by the editor, this important collection includes writings by Dame Shirley, Josephine Clifford McCrakin, Ina Coolbrith, Ada Clare, and others.

"Full of interesting and entertaining work that has been undeservedly ignored over the years". -- Bloomsbury Review.

"The journal entries, stories and poems by fifteen mid-19th-century California women offer fresh and immediate perspectives on their lives and times". -- Publishers Weekly.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
No rooms of their own.
Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books in association with R. Heide, ©1992
(OCoLC)556369054
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Rae Egli; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0930588541 9780930588540
OCLC Number: 24911958
Description: xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: A frontier lady / Sarah Eleanor Royce --
Out of the past / Lucy Young --
A trip into the mines : letter fifth ; Letter tenth ; Letter eleventh / Dame Shirley --
The Mitchells / Helen McCowen Carpenter --
How Jack Hastings sold his mine / Frances Fuller Victor --
La graciosa / Josephine Clifford McCrackin --
My grizzly bear ; Sierra neighbors / Jessie Benton Frémont --
Delirium / Hipolita Orendain de Medina --
Journal of Georgiana Kirby ; A tale of the redwoods / Georgiana Kirby --
Mother's grief ; Mariposa lily ; Memory / Ina Coolbrith --
In exile / Mary Hallock Foote --
Affidavit of oral testimony / Charlotte L. Brown --
Portrait of a California girl / Ella Sterling Cummins Mighels --
Resurgam ; Genius / Adah Isaacs Menken --
The past ; The man's sphere and influence ; Taking leave ; About the fashions ; The fatal pie ; Robinson's gymnasium ; The tender passion ; The "Blue stocking" ; Verdina / Ada Clare.
Responsibility: edited by Ida Rae Egli ; foreword by J.J. Wilson.

Abstract:

Now in its second edition with a new introduction by the editor, this important collection includes writings by Dame Shirley, Josephine Clifford McCrakin, Ina Coolbrith, Ada Clare, and others.

"Full of interesting and entertaining work that has been undeservedly ignored over the years". -- Bloomsbury Review.

"The journal entries, stories and poems by fifteen mid-19th-century California women offer fresh and immediate perspectives on their lives and times". -- Publishers Weekly.

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