Writing of women

essays in a renaissance
  • 175 Pages
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  • English
Wesleyan University Press , Middletown, Conn
Women authors -- Biography., Literature -- Women authors -- History and criti
StatementPhyllis Rose.
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14497864M

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It’s this half of the book that Hillary Kelly, writing for Vulture, calls “dismal.”Author: Kathleen Keenan. How to write that book in Top authors share their tips Plenty of people think they have a book in them, but not many manage to get their act together and write it, let alone get published.

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But the question that remains is why women seem to be writing small novels. (I mean small in terms of size, not in terms of ambition.) Wolitzer believes that this too has to.

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Ultimately, in terms of the story itself, Greta Gerwig's Little Women is mostly similar to the book. The plot beats — particularly the big ones — are very much like what happens in Louisa May Author: Will Ashton.Women have been writing books like those ever since, but until Gone Girl, publishers tended to look askance at stand-alone crime novels and instead encourage their writers to develop series.

Clare Alexander, a literary agent in the U.K. who represents historical authors and makes a point of representing women who write in the category, wrote in an email: “In the UK, while history in.