Table of Contents:
  • Selling the American new woman as Gibson Girl
  • Margaret Murray Washington, Pauline Hopkins, and the new Negro woman
  • Incorporating the new woman in Edith Wharton's The custom of the country
  • Sui Sin Far and the wisdom of the new
  • Mary Johnston, Ellen Glasgow, and the evolutionary logic of progressive reform
  • Willa Cather and the fluid mechanics of the new woman.