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A comprehensive study of American writer Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 : art for truth's sake

Author: Ronna Coffey Privett
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y : Edwin Mellen Press, 2003.
Series: Studies in American literature, 61
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the novels, essays, and short stories of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps within their cultural/historical context. It examines the social climate and reform movements during Phelps'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronna Coffey Privett
ISBN: 088946166X 9780889461666 0773466649 9780773466647
OCLC Number: 694845938
Description: xiv, 291 p : ill.
Contents: Introduction - the literary life of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; the awakening to intellectual and spiritual life - Phelps and philosophy; labour reform and class issues - "the fingers of the world"; crusading for temperance and women's rights - "he's always kind when he's sober"; women in the public sphere - breaking down the walls; the "true woman" and man - confessions of an American wife; concealing herself behind her autobiography, revealing herself in her fiction - some conclusions.
Series Title: Studies in American literature, 61
Responsibility: Ronna Coffey Privett.
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