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Swindler, spy, rebel

the confidence woman in nineteenth-century America

by Kathleen De Grave

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Swindlers and swindling -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Alienation (Social psychology) in literature.,
    • Swindlers and swindling in literature.,
    • Female offenders in literature.,
    • Women spies in literature.,
    • Deception in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-262) and index.

      StatementKathleen De Grave.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS366.S95 D4 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 270 p. ;
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278537M
      ISBN 100826210058
      LC Control Number95010288

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      Kathleen De Grave is the author of Company Woman; In Real Life Women Don’t Play Jazz; and Swindler, Spy, Rebel. She is a professor of American literature and fiction writing at Pittsburg State University. She lives in Pittsburg, Kansas. More about Kathleen De Grave. Emily Toth, a Robert Penn Warren Professor of English and Women's Studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, is a scholar, novelist, advice columnist, and feminist earned her PhD from The Johns Hopkins University. Toth's scholarly work includes over articles and papers about academic mentoring, Louisiana literature and culture, women's humor, and music; biographies.

        I wrote a best-selling book about Justin Trudeau in the last election. After the election, I received a letter by registered mail notifying me that I was being investigated for that book. Dobbs is the ultimate real-life spy, low key and inconspicuous. As in The Spy who Came in From the cold, the moral quicksands of modern espionage have rarely been so persuasively conjured on film, with direction (Sidney Lumet) and playing perfectly dovetailed into a film in which human betrayal lays waste to a variety of lives.


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