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A collection of short stories featuring Hall s favourite heroine, Aunt Jane.
Eliza Calvert Hall
Eliza Caroline Lida Obenchain n e Calvert , was an American author, women s rights advocate, and suffragist from Bowling Green, Kentucky Lida Obenchain, writing under the pen name Eliza Calvert Hall, was widely known early in the twentieth century for her short stories featuring an elderly widowed woman, Aunt Jane , who plainly spoke her mind about the people she knew and her experiences in the rural south.Lida Obenchain s best known work is Aunt Jane of Kentucky which received extra notability when United States President Theodore Roosevelt recommended the book to the American people during a speech, saying, I cordially recommend the first chapter of Aunt Jane of Kentucky as a tract in all families where the menfolk tend to selfish or thoughtless or overbearing disregard to the rights of their womenfolk Melody Graulich in the Prologue to the 1990 reprint of Aunt Jane of Kentucky notes that Lida Obenchain has women s relationships as a major theme of her writing The significance of female relationship is further reflected in her choice of her grandmother s maiden name and her own maiden name as her pen name Through Aunt Jane and the other characters in her stories, Lida tells of the problems facing women of her time with imagery and symbolism taken from the domestic arts of sewing, cooking, and gardening.Lida was a passionate advocate of suffrage and women s rights She envisioned a time when woman s growing self respect made her rise in revolt, and out of her conflict and her victory came a higher civilization for the whole world.
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