Wit of Women by Kate Sanborn 1885 Antique Vintage book Hardback


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Published in 1885 by Funk &Wagnalls, introduction by Kate Sanborn, written by Kate Sanborn
From the library of Judge Nathan Goff always stored in glass lawyer bookcase
Written in support of women back in the day when it was all about men

Melancholy tone of women's poetry, puns, good and bad, epigrams and laconics, cynicism of French women, sentences crisp and sparkling --
Humor of literary English women --
From Anne Bradstreet to Mrs. Stowe --
"Samples" here and there --
A brace of witty women --
Ginger-snaps --
Prose, but not prosy --
Humorous poems --
Good-natured satire --
Parodies, reviews, children's poems, comedies by women, a dramatic trifle, a string of firecrackers.

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