Front-Page Girls : Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 /

The first study of the role of the newspaperwoman in American literary culture at the turn of the twentieth century, this book recaptures the imaginative exchange between real-life reporters like Nellie Bly and Ida B. Wells and fictional characters like Henrietta Stackpole, the lady-correspondent in...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Lutes, Jean Marie (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Into the Madhouse with Girl Stunt Reporters
  • 2. The African American Newswoman as National Icon
  • 3. The Original Sob Sisters: Writers on Trial
  • 4. A Reporter-Heroine's Evolution
  • 5. From News to Novels
  • Epilogue: Girl Reporters on Film
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index