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Samantha rastles the woman question / Marietta Holley ; edited with an introduction by Jane Curry.

; Curry, Jane, 1945-
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1983] .
ISBN 9780252010200, 0252013069, 9780252013065, 0252010205

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Standard Title Works. Selections. 1983
Other Authors Curry, Jane, 1945-
Subjects Feminism -- Humor.
Femmes -- Anecdotes.
Femmes -- Droits -- Anecdotes.
Féminisme -- Anecdotes.
Humoristische Darstellung.
Rôle selon le sexe -- Anecdotes.
Sex role -- Humor.
Sex role.
Women -- Humor.
Women's rights -- Humor.
Women's rights.
Description xvi, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1983]
Notes Excerpts from the author's writings published between 1873 and 1914.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-230) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary "A contemporary of Mark Twain, Holley was famous in her day and often compared to him. Samantha "rastles" with questions concerning history's treatment of women, the need for women's suffrage, women and the church, social status, role assumptions, and more. Of course, many of her sage observations still resonate for us."
Contents The woman question -- "A allegory on wimmen's rights" -- "Wimmen's speah" -- "The Creation Searchin' Society" -- "Nater of the sect" : social status and role assumptions -- On being remembered in stone -- On the tuckerin' nature of pedestals -- On looking to nature for women's "spear" -- "An unmarried female" -- On soothin', clingin and cooin' -- "A song" -- "A serenading episode, etc." -- On membership in the Creation Searchin' Society -- "Megumness" and the double standard -- "Interview with Theodore and Victory" -- "A wimmen's rights' lecturer" -- On pantaloons -- On Miss Flamm's ideal goddess -- "A male Magdalene" -- "The Jonesville Singin' Quire" -- On winkin' at men's sins -- Women's powerlessness before the law : the need for suffrage -- On the sufferings of the Burpy women -- On women bein' angels -- "Polly's eyes growed tender" -- "How I went to 'lection" -- On women and the meetin' house -- On the Methodis Conference -- On fixin' over the meetin' house -- On economics -- On bein' too weak to set -- History's treatment of women : written record and public symbols -- On the wives of the prophets -- On public statues -- On Columbia discoverin' woman -- On one-armed justice -- On justice without blindfolds -- On sculpting the "figger" of Liberty.
Genre Humor.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8688058
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Holley, Marietta, 1836-1926.
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