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The rest of the book is devoted to supporting themes — mothers' enduring love (and its frustration by cruel husbands and a brutal world); the safeguarding of family life; woman's mission to understand, pity, and nurture, ...
The penultimate chapter of Newer Ideals of Peace argued that because women traditionally (and still) labored "to care ... and associational instincts, minimized in other occupations, which are so important a part of woman's heritage.
The attitudes implicit in The Awakening would not have been altogether acceptable in a male writer of 1899, but at least they might have been understandable; however, in a woman, such fictionalizing went beyond indelicacy.
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American writers: a collection of literary biographiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This supplement, the latest addition to the well-known "American Writers'' series, includes 29 authors. All except Frederick Douglass, the 19th-century orator and writer, are 20th-century poets ... Read full review