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The Resource The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe : a biography, Elaine Showalter

The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe : a biography, Elaine Showalter

Label
The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe : a biography
Title
The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Showalter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Authorship of the Battle Hymn of the Republic made [19th-century aspiring poet and playwright Julia Ward Lowe] celebrated and revered. But Julia was also continuing to fight a civil war at home; she became a pacifist, suffragist, and world traveler. She came into her own as a tireless campaigner for women's rights and social reform ... Elaine Showalter tells the story of Howe's determined self-creation and brings to life the society she inhabited and the obstacles she overcame"--Amazon.com
Summary
Describes the life of the woman who wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic, who worked tirelessly as an outspoken abolitionist and women's rights activist while she wrote and published poems and raised six children
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473086
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Showalter, Elaine
Dewey number
  • 818/.409
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Howe, Julia Ward
  • Authors, American
  • Feminists
  • United States
  • Howe, Julia Ward
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Authors, American
  • Feminists
  • Women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe : a biography, Elaine Showalter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The princess in the castle -- The knight-errant -- The hero and the belle -- Marriage and maternity -- Rome again, home again -- Passion-flowers -- The Secret Six -- The Civil War -- A new world -- The women's department -- The eleventh hour
Control code
ocn913829621
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451645903
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015027331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913829621
Label
The civil wars of Julia Ward Howe : a biography, Elaine Showalter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The princess in the castle -- The knight-errant -- The hero and the belle -- Marriage and maternity -- Rome again, home again -- Passion-flowers -- The Secret Six -- The Civil War -- A new world -- The women's department -- The eleventh hour
Control code
ocn913829621
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 303 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451645903
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015027331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913829621

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