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Women in the Literary Landscape
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From colonial times, women have been at the forefront of significant developments in the literary community and the book world. Despite this important history, no single publication has provided an overview of women’s roles in writing, publishing, book selling, and librarianship. With the publication of Women in the Literary Landscape, and in honor of its Centennial, the W ...more
Paperback, 289 pages
Published March 1st 2018 by C&R Press
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This is an amazing, groundbreaking work, bringing together the historic work of women professionals in the book community and women who led, and continue to lead, in the larger sphere of reading, teaching, publishing, and literacy. Well researched with absolutely fascinating stories from around the US, this is a must-read for anyone in the book industry or library profession, a must-have for all libraries, and essential for scholars. Highly recommended!
3.5 I never thought I would be posting a review about a book concerning the WNBA! This WNBA is the Women's National Book Association which celebrated it's centennial last year. This book is a compilation of their accomplishments- be they librarianship, publishing, or bookselling. Very interesting.