Women authors, American
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Judith Plaskow was born in Brooklyn, NY. Her scholarly interests focus on contemporary religious thought with a specialization in Jewish feminist theology. She lectures frequently, and publishes in a wide range of scholarly journals. Her papers include published and unpublished writings and lectures by Plaskow and related correspondence, teaching syllabi and notes, personal correspondence, organization papers, religion and feminism conference materials, articles relating to the work life of...
Dates: 1958 - 2017
Overview Lesléa Newman is an American author and editor whose writing explores lesbian, feminist, and Jewish themes and their intersection. The collection contains materials documenting her professional career as a writer, speaker, and teacher, including drafts of writing, correspondence, speeches, and audiovisual material.
Dates: 1970 - 2016
Overview Author, Musician, Teacher. The Linda Schein Greenebaum Papers cover the years from her childhood until the present and provide an intimate perspective on the self-described "over-educated and under-distinguished" musician, teacher, writer, and mother. Materials include biographical material, correspondence, writings, diaries, and family history.
Overview Pat Schneider, a poet, author and writing teacher, is founder of Amherst Writers and Artists in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her papers include published and unpublished plays, autobiographical works, essays, Schneider's book, Writing Alone and With Others (2003), and a booklet of her poetry, The Patience of Ordinary Things (2003). Also included are several recordings of readings and some photographs.
Dates: 1956 - 2017
Overview Author, poet. Papers include Beck's personal diaries, kept continuously from age 14 until her death in 1978; manuscripts of 59 short stories, 2 semi-autobiographical novels, and poems; correspondence; and photographs and slides of artwork. The diaries, used as basis for her writings, contain insight into her relationships, daily activities, books and movies, her dreams, travel descriptions (including time spent in Civil War Spain), and periodic depressive episodes (which led to brief...
Dates: 1936-1986; Majority of material found within 1940-78
Overview Rachel Lyman Field is primarily remembered as a children's writer, but also wrote adult fiction, poetry and plays. This collection of Rachel Field’s papers include manuscripts of her poems, postcards and greeting cards and other print ephemera, including some of Field’s draft illustrations. Also included in the collection are items relating to her husband, Arthur S. Pederson, as well as a collection of book jackets from Field’s published works.
Dates: 1920 - 1957