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Spinsters and lesbians
independent womanhood in the United States
Trisha Franzen.

Published 1996 by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Progressive era spinsters
Contemporary lesbians
Introduction : spinsters and lesbians
"What are you going to be?" : families and childhoods in the progressive era
"I knew I was odd" : growing up female
"O, the glorious privilege of being independent" : defining independent womanhood in the progressive era
"I was going to have to do it all on my own" : toward independent womanhood after World War II
"Such beautiful lives together" : community and companions among progressive era women
"We're not the only ones" : lesbian identities and communities after World War II
Spinsters and lesbians: resisting and surviving as independent women

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-224) and index.

The cutting edge, Cutting edge (New York, N.Y.)


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HQ75.6.U5 F73 1996

The Physical Object

xxvii, 229 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
0814726410, 0814726429
LC Control Number
Library Thing
3340514 3395844


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