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Fanny Fern: An Independent Woman

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Fanny Fern is a name that is unfamiliar to most contemporary readers. In this first modern biography, Warren revives the reputation of a once-popular 19th-century newspaper columnist and novelist. Fern, the pseudonym for Sara Payson Willis Parton, was born in 1811 and grew up in a society with strictly defined gender roles. From her rebellious childhood to her adult years ...more
Paperback, 396 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Rutgers University Press (first published 1992)
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