Emily James Putnam

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Emily James Smith Putnam (born Canandaigua, 15 April 1865; died 1944) was a United States author and educator

She was the daughter of Justice James C. Smith. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1889 and studied at Girton College, Cambridge University, in 1889-90. She was teacher of Greek at the Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, in 1891-93. She was a fellow in Greek at the ... more »

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  • Maternity is on the face of it an unsocial experience. The selfishness that a woman has learned to stifle or to dissemble where she alone is concerned, blooms freely and unashamed on behalf of her off...
    Emily James Putnam (1865-1944), U.S. educator, author. Introduction, The Lady (1910).
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