Literary Cross-dressing: Jane Addams Finds her Voice in Democracy and Social Ethics

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Joslin, Katherine;
  • Publisher: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • Subject: féminisme américain | 19e s. | études féministes | History | Women's Studies | SOC010000 | JFFK

In 1881 Jane Addams dressed herself, rhetorically speaking, as Cassandra to dramatize the fate of the first generation of American women to graduate from college. Standing before her classmates at Rockford Female Seminary, she cast the new woman as the mythic Greek hero... View more
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