Episode description: Though she and her work have fallen into relative obscurity, 19th-century New York writer Marietta Holley was once hailed as "the female Mark Twain." Her bookswhich actually outsold Twain's for a timeare written in a distinctive colloquial style that remains fresh and strong, and their stories and themes helped shaped the early days of the American women's rights movement.
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- KET: Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 2:00 am EDT
First aired: Tuesday, April 4, 2006 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.wpbstv.org/YearOfWomen/MariettaHolley-TeachersGuide.pdf