School of music
Thinking Aloud
The Polygamous Wives Writing Club
Paula Harline has been researching the diaries of Mormon polygamous wives up to 1890 for more than twenty years. nbsp;In a recent book just published by Oxford University Press, she shares excerpts from many of those diaries, analyzes them through the lens of literary scholarship, and writes eloquently of the hardships, sacrifices, poverty,nbsp;jealously,nbsp;loneliness, and occasionally even joy that characterized this most interesting and enigmatic of 19th c. western societies.nbsp;—Original airdate: 6/6/2014

Listen to Audio

<< Back to archive