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Women Writers Rebecca  Hazell

Women Writers

Rebecca Hazell

Published April 26th 2002
ISBN : 9780789206978
Hardcover
128 pages
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Professional writing has traditionally been a male occupation, but despite restrictions exceptional women produced important and influential poetry, stories, novels, and plays. From ancient Sumerian priestess Enheduannas poetic praises for herMoreProfessional writing has traditionally been a male occupation, but despite restrictions exceptional women produced important and influential poetry, stories, novels, and plays. From ancient Sumerian priestess Enheduannas poetic praises for her patron goddess, Inanna, to 19th-century English novelist Jane Austens witty romances that quietly challenged social convention, and from Beatrix Potters whimsical and timelessly popular animal tales to Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurstons vivid and powerful portrayals of the African-American experience, the written word has been an effective way for women to express their own perspective on such universal themes as love, relationships, faith, death, and the meaning of life.