Illinois Women Novelists at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

By Bernice E. Gallagher.

Published by The Arts Collection

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This paper will discuss the fifty-eight novels written by Illinois women and chosen for exhibition in the Woman's Building Library at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Keywords: Illinois, Women, Novelists, at, the, 1893, World's, Columbian, Exposition, in, Chicago

The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.69-78. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.687MB).

Dr. Bernice E. Gallagher

Bernice E. Gallagher has taught at Lake Forest College since 1984 and lectures widely on nineteenth century American women fiction writers, most recently at the American Studies Annual International Meeting in Washington, D.C., November 3-6, 2005. She has published on a variety of topics to include an article entitled Illinois Women's Fiction at the Woman's Building Library, which will appear in the Winter 2006 edition of Libraries and Culture, a University of Texas publication dedicated to examining the history of libraries around the world, how they are influenced by and in turn exert influence on their cultures. Dr. Gallagher is currently working on a biography of Mary Hartwell Catherwood, late nineteenth century America's best-selling female author of historical romances.

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