ACRL Women & Gender Studies Section Blog

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Review of A Jury of Her Peers

Katha Pollitt reviews Elaine Showalters, A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx. The 350-year span of A Jury of Her Peers takes in more than 250 writers and covers sweeping tides of history and social change. It’s a long book, but it doesn’t feel long at all because it is so full of information, ideas, stories, and characters. The celebrated get their due–Harriet.. Read More

WSS Needs Your Feedback!

The WSS Blog is in it’s beta stages! Begun only a few weeks ago, this blog is a beta project for our section. This trial run will go from now through July and at Annual in Chicago the blog will be reviewed by the Executive Committee. What does this mean? In short, we need feedback from members of WSS and visitors to this blog to let us know what you.. Read More