Cary Sisters event tomorrow

Year of the women Discussion May 6, 2020 at 7:00 register today!

Alice and Phoebe Cary were sisters who were growing up in Cincinnati while Harriet Beecher Stowe was here and devoted their lives to literature and social reform, including abolition and women’s rights. We’ll explore their literary and political similarities and differences with Harriet and her work. Discussion led by Dr. Kristen Renzi and Dr. John Getz from Xavier University.

This meeting will be LIVE over Zoom tomorrow, May 6th at 7:00 p.m. .

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Suggested reading:

Short story by Alice Cary in Clovernook, or Recollections of Our Neighborhood in the West, (1852) “The Wildermings”

Poems by Alice Cary, “To Solitude” and “The West Country”

Poems by Phoebe Cary, “Harvest Gathering,” “Was He Henpecked?” and “Advice Gratis to a Certain Women”

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