Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-423-3
# of Pages: 600
# of Volumes: 2
Print List Price: $225
e-ISBN: 978-1-64265-424-0
eBook User Price: $225
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Notable American Women Writers

February 2020

This new title brings together overviews and in-depth analysis of hundreds of American women writers, from Colonial America to present day. This work concentrates on women writers of literature, including novels, short stories, poetry, and drama. Writers featured include:

  • Toni Morrison
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Willa Cather
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Edith Wharton
  • Kate Chopin
  • Maya Angelou 
  • Alice Walker
  • Louise Erdrich
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • Sylvia Path
  • Maxine Hong Kingston

Each of the 400 essays includes a personal biography and a summary of works, with valuable top matter details and further reading sections. The volume includes reviews and excerpts of the writer's most acclaimed works to give the researcher a unique, comprehensive perspective. In addition, Notable American Women Writers includes valuable back matter finding guides, such as lists by genre, theme and topic, geographical region, and year. The volume ends with a detailed subject index.