Discovering and reading the American woman

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Title: Discovering and reading the American woman
Authors: Ozieblo Rajkoswa, Bárbara
Keywords: Glaspell, Susan | The Verge | Literatura norteamericana | Teatro | Canon | Feminismo | Escritoras
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Filología Inglesa
Citation: OZIEBLO RAJKOSWA, Bárbara. “Discovering and reading the American woman”. Revista alicantina de estudios ingleses. No. 02 (Nov. 1989). ISSN 0214-4808, pp. 119-125
Abstract: In this paper, I examine the forces at work in the formation of the canon of American Literature in the early years of this century; the white anglo-saxon protestant male ethic dominant in other spheres prevailed in literature and thus women and other minority writers were excluded. The feminist movement of the last two decades has contributed lo the revision of the canon, and many writers of merit have been recovered, including Susan Glaspell. Glaspell (1876-1848) was, with Eugene O'Neill, the principal playwright to work for the Provincetown Players; she was also a renowned novelist. In this paper, I offer a brief look at The Verge, a play acclaimed by feminists of her time.
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ISSN: 0214-4808
DOI: 10.14198/raei.1989.2.11
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses - 1989, No. 2

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