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THE LIFE WRITINGS OF MARY BAKER MCQUESTEN (1849-1934):
VICTORIAN MATRIARCH OF WHITEHERN

by
MARY ANDERSON, Ph.D.

McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Abstract
Preface
Acknowledgements

Mary Baker McQuesten

  1. Introduction: Historical and Biographical Details
  2. Mary's Childhood, Marriage, Widowhood, six children and Lives of Genteel Poverty
  3. Mary's Work with the Presbyterian Missionary Societies

Life Writing

  1. Theorizing Life Writing as Literature and Cultural Studies
  2. Canon and Genre Theory
  3. Historical Precedents in Epistolary Theory
  4. Published Models for Life Writing
  5. Auto\Biography and Life Writing
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