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The Contour of Unknown Lives: Mapping Women's Experience in the Adirondacks

The Contour of Unknown Lives: Mapping Women's Experience in the Adirondacks Women have rarely been written into the literary and social histories of woods life. This uneasy silence begins to speak through the carefully created camp designed in the 1920s by Adelaide Breckenridge and Katharine Whited. Their Adirondack home, with its book collection, annotated topographical maps, and quotation book, opens the door into a vibrant women's community, while shedding light on the literary traditions that created and documented it. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

The Contour of Unknown Lives: Mapping Women's Experience in the Adirondacks

Biography , Volume 25 (1) – Jan 1, 2002

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Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 Biographical Research Center.
ISSN
0162-4962
eISSN
1529-1456

Abstract

Women have rarely been written into the literary and social histories of woods life. This uneasy silence begins to speak through the carefully created camp designed in the 1920s by Adelaide Breckenridge and Katharine Whited. Their Adirondack home, with its book collection, annotated topographical maps, and quotation book, opens the door into a vibrant women's community, while shedding light on the literary traditions that created and documented it.

Journal

BiographyUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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