Chapters from a Life: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Authored by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Series edited by J. Godsey
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5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on Cream paper, 198 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0615700984 / ISBN-10: 0615700985
BISAC: Biography & Autobiography / Women
Author and feminist, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844-1911) was an early advocate of clothing reform for women, urging them to burn their corsets. This memoir originally published in 1896 and serialized, recounts anecdotes from her life in Massachusetts towns of Andover, Gloucester, Newton, and elsewhere. Over her long life she was friendly with: Celia Thaxter, Lucy Larcom, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lydia Marie Childs, Whittier.