Telling Women's Lives
by Judy Long
For centuries, the "great man" format and masculine discourse of biography and autobiography have eclipsed women. If we accept this history, we remain ignorant of "Lady Sarashina," a Japanese woman of the Han period, whose book survives from the 11th century. We overlook Margaret Cavendish and Dame Julian, two early English autobiographers. And we fail to consider sufficie...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by New York University Press
(first published 1999)
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