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The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English, Vol. 1

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Minimal shelfwear w/beginning to curl corners, stamp inside front cover, and bookstore label on back cover. No markings. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight.
paperback, 1470 pages
Published February 2nd 2007 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 2007)
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Aug 13, 2009 Lesliemae rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Women's studies people
Recommended to Lesliemae by: Chantel Lavoie
Shelves: women-writers
Inscription August 2009:

Sid Smith Room 1088 - ENG307H (2009 Summer)

"I like your style, I wish I knew you."
- leaning on your chair against the wall sandaled foot on desk
- one pant leg rolled up, hole in knee
- black bandana, ratty little blonde pony tail
- always smiling
- studying International Law, but sitting in a 17th c. women's lit course
- seeing Phillis Wheatley's benighted soul asw "knightly"
- writing in a moleskin (dirty along the page's edge) with "skin food" cream nearby
- you look like yo
Ed and Elaine
Of the required reading so far, I am not impressed, but we have just begun.

Some good stories. Jane Erie and The Appreciative Negro.
The Appreciative Negro is a 10 page story about 2 slaves, a man a woman.
The man is to be sold for debts owed by the owner.

They are saved,both bought by a nice white neighbor man.
And the story continues... with rebellion and friendships.

There is also a story about Jane Erie , a bit longer but good.

Tells of her life as a child living as an adopted child with a aunt who
Jul 08, 2014 Devon added it
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I had to read bits and pieces of this for an online class I took this summer... So I didn't have high hopes. It didn't go above my expectations, but I didn't want to die while reading it so I guess that is a plus.

I can say this is one of the best textbooks I've ever had to get- I borrowed it from my school library and renewed it three times over the course so I did not have to buy it. Major plus. I did not want to buy a 100 set of books I was never going to touch again.

Josephine Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
This and the second volume complete a very exhaustive look at women's writing. Showing that 'the traditions in English' are nothing to sneeze at. A comprehensive set of textbooks for a women's lit class, thin pages, very heavy. I wish I could have read all of these.

My course focused on the American authors, I enjoyed the British authors I read in between homework assignments.
Obviously did not read all of this, but got my first taste of Aphra Behn and a good smattering of Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Anne Finch, Phillis Wheatley, and a few others.
Reading this for a class at CCBC. It's better than I thought it would be.
Kevin Connery
Buy it. Read it. It is full of so much awesome.
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Sandra M. Gilbert is the author of numerous volumes of criticism and poetry, as well as a memoir. She is coeditor (with Susan Gubar) of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women. A Distinguished Professor of English emerita at the University of California, Davis, she lives in Berkeley, California.
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