I Await the Devil's Coming

I Await the Devil's Coming

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I Await the Devil's Coming is a shocking, brave and intellectually challenging diary of a 19-year-old girl living in Butte, Montana in 1902. Written in potent, raw prose that propelled the author to celebrity upon publication, the book has since undeservedly lapsed into relative obscurity. In the early 20th century, MacLane's work was praised for its daringly open and confessional style. Back in print with a new foreword, I Await the Devil's Coming stands poised to renew its reputation as one of America's earliest and most powerful accounts of feminist thought.
Publisher: Brooklyn ; London : Melville House Publishing, [2013]
ISBN: 9781612191942
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY 813.52 MACLANE 2013
Characteristics: x, 162 pages ; 21 cm


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MacLane’s amazingly-titled feminist memoir was written in 1902 when she was just a teenager living in Butte, MO. The book was a huge bestseller in its time and has been described as riveting, shocking, sensational, and deeply heartfelt. If MacLane’s not your cup of tea, check out the full Never... Read More »

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