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Author Eldred, Janet Carey.

Title Literate zeal : gender and the making of a New Yorker ethos / Janet Carey Eldred.

Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  070.510820973 ELDR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 227 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214) and index.
Contents Preface: haute literacy -- Introduction: literacy, gender, and the rhetorical work of editing -- Between the sheets: editing and the making of a New Yorker ethos -- "The precision of knives," or more than just commas -- Mademoiselle, The New Yorker, and other women's magazines -- Conclusion: lady editors, Katharine White, and the embodiment of style -- Afterword: Katharine White's bequest, or ruminations on an archive.
Subject Women periodical editors -- United States.
American literature -- Periodicals -- History -- 20th century.
American periodicals -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- United States.
Women's periodicals, American -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780822944096 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
082294409X (hbk. : acid-free paper)