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Author Lawrence, Deborah.

Title Writing the trail : five women's frontier narratives / Deborah Lawrence
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (158 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents A wandering princess on the Santa Fe Trail / Susan Shelby Magoffin -- A narrative of frontier housekeeping / Sarah Bayliss Royce -- A feminine view of the elephant / Louise Smith Clappe -- At home in the California wilderness / Eliza Burhans Farnham -- The tender recollecitons of an old soldier / Lydia Spencer Lane
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-154) and index
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Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
First person narrative -- History and criticism.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Sources.
Sex role in literature.
Sex role -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Women -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860 -- Sources.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890 -- Sources.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1587297302 (electronic bk.)
9781587297304 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)