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THE SCHOOL OF FEMININITY.  A BOOK FOR AND ABOUT WOMEN AS THEY ARE INTERPRETED THROUGH FEMININE WRITERS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY., Greene, Margaret Lawrence.

Author Name    Greene, Margaret Lawrence.

Title   THE SCHOOL OF FEMININITY. A BOOK FOR AND ABOUT WOMEN AS THEY ARE INTERPRETED THROUGH FEMININE WRITERS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good -

Edition   First Canadian Edition

Publisher   Toronto Musson 1972

ISBN Number    0773700072 / 9780773700079

Seller ID   28861

382 pp, 8 3/4" H. 6 b&w illustrations. "As provocative and challenging as when it was first published in 1936, (this book) traces the development of female thought as reflected by the creative imagination of writers from Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen to Pearl Buck and Virginia Woolf. With superb balance of reason and passion, the author probes the minds and hearts of her fellow creatures. She assesses their feeling towards their existence as women and examines their reactions to the role society expects them to fulfil." Contents: Part I. The Nineteenth-Century School of Femininity. We Wrtie as Women; Mary Wollstonecraft: Who Walked an Emotional Tight Rope; Jane Austen: Who Rode a Flirtatious Merry-Go-Round; The Bronte Sisters: Who Wrestled with Romance; George Eliot: Who Sat Like the Recording Angel and Wrote; Olive Schreiner: Who Lay Listening to the Biological Drum Beating. Part II. The Twentieth-Century School of Femininity. Little Girl Pals: Anita Loos - Dorothy Parker - Katharine Brush - Daphne du Maurie; Go-Getters: Edna Ferber - Fannie Hurst - G.B. Stern - Rose Macaulay; Matriarchs: Dorothy Canfield - Margaret Ayer Barnes - Storm Jameson - Phyllis Bentley - Phyllis Bottome - Sheila Kaye-Smith - Ruth Suckow - Evelyn Scott - Kate O'Brien; Helpmeets: Edith Wharton - Helen Grace Carlisle - Mary Borden - May Sinclair - Margaret Goldsmith - I.A.R. Wylie - Kay Boyle; Sophisticated Ladies: Ellen Glasgow - Mazo de la Roche - Margaret Kennedy - E.H. Young - E.M. Delafield - "Elizabeth" - Victoria Sackville-West; Priestesses: Pearl Buck - Radclyffe Hall - Mary Webb; Artistes: Katherine Mansfield - Willa Cather - Clemence Dane - Virginia Woolf. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, two small tears arcvhivally taped, light rubbing, scratch mark down front panel.

Female  Nature,  Femininity,  Feminism,  Female  Thought,  Women,  Philosophy,  Psychology,  Literature,  Society,  19th  Century,  20th  Century,  Women  Authors,  Women  Writers,  Mary  Wollstonecraft,  Jane  Austen,  Bronte  Sisters,  Anne  Bronte,  Emily  Bronte,  Charlotte  Bronte,  Romance,  George  Eliot,  Olive  Schreiner,  Anita  Loos,  Dorothy  Parker,  Katharine  Brush,  Daphne  Du  Maurier,  Edna  Ferber,  Fannie  Hurst,  .G.B.  Stern,  Rose  MacAulay,  Dorothy  Canfield,  Margaret  Ayer  Barnes,  Storm  Jameson,  Phyllis  Bentley,  Phyllis  Bottome,  Sheila  Kaye-Smith,  Ruth  Suckow,  Evelyn  Scott,  Kate  O'Brien,  Edith  Wharton,  Helen  Grace  Carlisle,  Mary  Borden,  May  Sinclair,  Margaret  Goldsmith,  I.A.R.  Wylie,  Kay  Boyle,  Ellen  Glasgow,  Mazo  De  La  Roche,  Margaret  Kennedy,  E.H.  Young,  E.M.  Delafield,  Elizabeth,  Victoria  Sackville-west,  Pearl  S.  Buck,  Radclyffe  Hall,  Mary  Webb,  Katherine  Mansfield,  Willa  Cather,  Clemence  Dane,  Virginia  Woolf. 

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