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The underground woman.

by Kay Boyle

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B69796 Un, PS3503.O9357 Un
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5332817M
ISBN 100385070470
LC Control Number72186008

The subway conductor&#;the man or woman, in a tiny compartment in the train's middle car, whose head emerges when the train stops in a station&#;is the one who bear the brunt of harried commuters' dissatisfaction with the vagaries of New York City's transit system. (``Conductors don't like sticking their heads out,'' Swerdlow tells us, ``because they get deliberately hit by people on. On July 9, Jane Hunt, Mary Ann M’Clintock, Martha Wright, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton met in Waterloo, New York. After discussing the social position of women, the group decided to hold the First Women’s Rights Convention in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York.. The organizers purposely chose familiar titles and phrases to present their radical ideas.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boyle, Kay, Underground woman. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, (OCoLC) The Underground Man remembers Zverkov as one of his least favorite classmates. He was handsome, confident, wealthy, and popular. The Underground Man considered Zverkov vulgar, and hated Zverkov’s boasting about his future successes with women and in duels.

Harriet Forten Purvis ( – J ) was an African-American abolitionist and first generation suffragist. With her mother and sisters, she formed the first biracial women's abolitionist group, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery hosted anti-slavery events at her home and with her husband Robert Purvis ran an Underground Railroad station. Underground Women Jesse Lee Kercheval “I’ve loved Jesse Lee Kercheval’s work for decades and am over the moon to find her first book reissued as Underground Women. It is so very timely: it is mordant, smart, and simmering under the surface with feminine rage.” —Lauren Groff, author of Florida.


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Kay Boyle was a writer of the Lost Generation. Early years The granddaughter of a publisher, Kay Boyle was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and grew up in several cities but principally in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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A white woman in a mostly minority male workplace, Swerdlow helped 4/5. After reading Zora von Burden's newest book, `Women of the Underground: Music", I was struck by a few unavoidable facts, such as: 1. My music knowledge is not nearly as comprehensive as I had liked to imagine.

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