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Louise Pound [electronic resource] : scholar, athlete, feminist pioneer / Robert Cochran.

By: Cochran, Robert, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xi. 319 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780803222649 (electronic bk.); 0803222645 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Pound, Louise, 1872-1958 | Women scholars -- Nebraska -- Biography | Scholars -- Nebraska -- Biography | Athletes -- Nebraska -- Biography | Feminists -- United States -- Biography | Women's rights -- United States -- History | Folklorists -- United States -- Biography | College teachers -- Nebraska -- Biography | University of Nebraska--Lincoln -- Faculty -- Biography | Nebraska -- Biography | Pound, Louise | HISTORY -- State & Local | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- HistoricalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Louise Pound.DDC classification: 978.2/03092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; One: "I have always been satisfied with Nebraska"; Two: "The iridescent glamor of life beginning"; Three: "A genuine Nebraska cyclone"; Four: "She's an athlete; she's a scholar"; Five: "Incapable of orderly thought"; Six: "There is always zest"; Seven: "First woman again"; Notes; Index.
Summary: Louise Pound (1872?1958) was a distinguished literary scholar, renowned athlete, accomplished musician, and devoted women?s sports advocate. She is perhaps best remembered for her groundbreaking work in the field of linguistics and folklore and for her role as the first woman president of the Modern Language Association. A member of a distinguished Nebraska family that included her brother, the prominent legal scholar Roscoe Pound, Louise completed her undergraduate education at the University of Nebraska. When American universities wouldn?t admit her for graduate study, she went on to obtain.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-306) and index.

Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; One: "I have always been satisfied with Nebraska"; Two: "The iridescent glamor of life beginning"; Three: "A genuine Nebraska cyclone"; Four: "She's an athlete; she's a scholar"; Five: "Incapable of orderly thought"; Six: "There is always zest"; Seven: "First woman again"; Notes; Index.

Louise Pound (1872?1958) was a distinguished literary scholar, renowned athlete, accomplished musician, and devoted women?s sports advocate. She is perhaps best remembered for her groundbreaking work in the field of linguistics and folklore and for her role as the first woman president of the Modern Language Association. A member of a distinguished Nebraska family that included her brother, the prominent legal scholar Roscoe Pound, Louise completed her undergraduate education at the University of Nebraska. When American universities wouldn?t admit her for graduate study, she went on to obtain.

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