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Heart Language: Elsie Singmaster and Her Pennsylvania German Writings

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“By repositioning Singmaster's stories within the context of women's history and the local-color genre, Susan Colestock Hill breathes new life and possibility into these stories for researchers interested in literature, religious culture and identity, gender issues, or Pennsylvania German heritage. . . . Hill's critical eye draws the whole collection together and clarifies why she chose these particular stories for republication. This book will be a welcome resource and will hopefully introduce Singmaster's work to a new generation of readers.”

—Denise D. Kettering, H-Net Reviews

--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Susan Colestock Hill is a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press (January 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0271034815
  • ISBN-13: 978-0271034812
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Wonderful book with many short stories from this great writer. Elsie Singmasters books are still used in schools because they are exceptional stories of the Civil War.
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