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Explorations in Sights and Sounds
The original edition of The Ethnic American Woman was published in 1978 with 381 pages. For the 1989 edition, the author has added two new sections with a total of ninety-three new pages. "Unit Thirteen: Daring To Be Different" contains sixty-three pages of fiction, poetry, and memoirs from contemporary women writers of German, Russian, Jewish, Anglo, African American, Mennonite, Italian, Chicana, Rumanian, Polish and Irish backgrounds. "Unit Fourteen: Scholarly Essays" is a particularly welcome addition of thirty pages containing essays by Evelyn Avery on blacks and Jews in the fiction of ethnic women, Caroline Dillman on the Southern woman as ethnic, Ruth Adler on the Jewish mother as seen by American Jewish writers, and Sarah Jackson on the South and Southerners.
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