American Proverbs about Women: A Reference Guide

Synopsis

Proverbs supposedly contain the wisdom of the common folk--eternal truths to be passed down through the ages. Yet, like many traditions and cultural practices, proverbs often promote misleading stereotypes of women. This reference book collects more than 800 American proverbs about women and analyzes their significance.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1998