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Three famous American Women Writers
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Women Writers Biographies Introduction of the Writers Emily Dickenson Pearl S Buck Harriet Beacher Stowe

Emily Dickenson: Early American Poet Women Writers’ Biographies Home Page

Emily Dickenson Quick Facts

Emily Dickenson’s Early Life • • Born into a prominent, but not wealthy, family • Described her mother as cold and aloof • Studied at a former boy’s school, Amherst, which had opened its door to girls just two years before • August 10, 1847, Dickinson began attending Mary Lyon's Mount Holyoke Female Seminary • She was always sick and it was hard for her to make friends. She eventually dropped out • She never got married • She stayed behind closed doors and became a recluse

Emily Dickenson’s Writing Career • The first volume of her work was published posthumously in 1890 and the last in 1955. • Her poetry was heavily influenced by her very religious background in Puritan New England • She was inspired by Charles Wadsworth and knew him as a very dear friend • Her poetry was not discovered until after she died • Some writers have discovered a thematic theme to her writing • She never married • She died in Amherst in 1886. -

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Pearl S Buck: Early American Author Women Writers’ Biographies Home Page

Pearl S Buck Quick Facts

Pear S. Buck’s Early Life • Born on June 26, 1892 in Hillsboro, West Virginia. • She studied philosophy at Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia. • Her parents were Presbyterian missionaries in China • Her parents returned to China when she was 4 months old • She was homeschooled by her mother for part of the day and a private Chinese language tutor the other part of the day • Buck decided to attend boarding school in Shanghai in 1907 and graduated in 1909 • She returned back to the states in 1910 to start her studies in philosophy • She returned to China to take care of her ill mother • She was married to John Lossing Buck in 1917 and divorced him in 1935 • She married Richard Walsh in 1935

Famous Quote by Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck Writing Career Pearl Buck began to write in the twenties. These are some of the earliest and most honored titles. East Wind, West Wind, in 1930. The Good Earth (1931) (Won the Pulitzer Prize) Sons (1932), and A House Divided (1935), together forming a trilogy on the saga of the family of Wang. The First Wife and Other Stories (1933), All Men are Brothers (a translation of the Chinese novel Shui Hu Chuan) (1933), The Mother (1934) This Proud Heart (1938) The Time Is Now, a fictionalized account of the author's emotional experiences, although written much earlier, did not appear in print until 1967.

Women Writers’ Biographies Home Page Harriet Beecher Stowe: Early American Novelist

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Quick Facts Women Biographies Home page

When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn't hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that 's just the place and time that the tide 'll turn. Old Town Folks, 1869 Famous Quote by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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References - Emily Dickenson Emily Dickenson Photos. Bing images. Retrieved March 7, 2014, Photos of Emily Dickenson Emily Dickenson Information. Retrieved March 4, 2014, from http://www.online-literature.com/dickinson/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Dickinson

References - Pearl S Buck Pearl S Buck Photos. Bing images. Retrieved March 7, 2014 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=photos+of+the+bo ok+the+good+earth&qpvt=photos+of+the+book+the+good +earth&FORM=IGRE http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Pearl+S+Buck&qpv t=Pearl+S+Buck&FORM=IGRE Pearl S. Buck Information. Retrieved March 4, 2014, from http://www.biography.com/people/pearl-s-buck-9230389 http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates /1938/buck-bio.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_S._Buck

References- Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe Photos. Bing images. Retrieved March 6, 2014 Photo of the book Uncle Toms Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowes Family Pictures Harriet Beecher Stowe Information. Retrieved March 6, 2014, http://www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.or g/hbs/ http://www.historynet.com/harriet- beecher-stowe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Beech er_Stowe

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