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Title Women, America, and movement : narratives of relocation / edited by Susan L. Roberson.

Publication Info. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  810.99287 W872WA    Check Shelf
Description viii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Narratives of relocation and dislocation : an introduction / Susan Roberson -- Exile, depatriation and Constance Fenimore Woolson's traveling regionalism / Peter Caccavari -- "Colored biscuits" : reconstructing whiteness and the boundaries of "home" in Kaye Gibbons's Ellen Foster / Giavanna Munafo -- Haunting the borderlands : La Llorona in Sandra Cisneros's "Woman Hollering Creek" / Jacqueline Doyle -- America, romance, and the fate of the wandering woman : the case of Charlotte Temple / Kay Ferguson Ryals -- Slum angels : the white-slave narrative in Theodore Dreiser's Jennie Gerhardt / Katherine Joslin -- Constructing "home" in Mary Paik Lee's Quiet odyssey: a pioneer Korean woman in America / Monica Chiu -- Always becoming : narratives of nation and self in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine / Deepika Bahri -- Comic displacement : Caroline M. Kirkland's satire of frontier democracy in A new home, who'll follow? / Caroline Gebhard -- "My country is Kentucky" : leaving Appalachia in Harriette Arnow's The dollmaker / Rachel Lee Rubin -- "This ain't real estate" : land and culture in Louise Erdrich's Chippewa tetralogy / Tom Berninghausen -- "With the wind rocking the wagon" : women's narratives of the way west / Susan Roberson -- On the gatepost : literal and metaphorical journeys in Zora Neale Hurston's Dust tracks on a road / Barbara Rodríguez -- "By being outside of America" : Gertrude Stein's "Geographical History" of gender, self, and writing / Hugh English.
Subject American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History.
Emigration and immigration in literature.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
Migration, Internal, in literature.
Immigrants in literature.
Exiles in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Home in literature.
Added Author Roberson, Susan L., 1950-
ISBN 0826211763 alkaline paper
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