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Constance Fenimore Woolson's nineteenth century : essays

Author: Victoria Brehm
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although she is one of the lesser-known figures in American literature, Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840-1894) authored some of the most carefully crafted and realistic short stories of the post - Civil War era. Constance Fenimore Woolson's Nineteenth Century: Essays is a collection of critical essays from different theoretical perspectives that offer new insights into Woolson and reintegrate her into
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Constance Fenimore Woolson; Constance Fenimore Woolson; Constance Fenimore Woolson; Constance Fenimore Woolson; Constance Fenimore Woolson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Brehm
ISBN: 0814329330 9780814329337
OCLC Number: 46402416
Description: 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Precursors and contemporaries: the contexts of Woolson's art. Revising the legacy of 1970s feminist criticism / Nina Baym ; Negotiating models of authorship: Elizabeth Stoddard's conflicts and her story of complaint / Lisa Radinovsky ; Constance Fenimore Woolson's critique of Emersonian aesthetics / John H. Pearson ; Heir apparent: inheriting the epitome in Sarah Orne Jewett's A country doctor / Richard Adams ; Romantic love and wife-battering in Constance Fenimore Woolson's Jupiter lights / Caroline Gebhard --
pt. 2. Fractured landscapes, mordant travelers: Woolson's regionalism. Castle somewhere: Constance Fenimore Woolson's reconstructed Great Lakes / Victoria Brehm ; Miss Martha and Ms. Woolson: persona in the travel sketches / Dennis Berthold ; "Clean forgotten": Woolson's Great Lakes illustrated / Kathleen Diffley ; "We are most of us dead down here": Constance Fenimore Woolson's travel writing and the reconstruction of Florida / Sharon Kennedy-Nolle ; Corinne silenced: improper places in the narrative form of Constance Fenimore Woolson's East angels / Katherine Swett ; Fern leaves from Connie's portfolio / Cheryl B. Torsney --
pt. 3. The figure of the artist: Woolson, James, and Wharton. Anticipating James, anticipating grief: Constance Fenimore Woolson's "Miss Grief" / Anne E. Boyd ; The lesbian "impossibilities" of Miss Grief's "armor" / Kristin M. Comment ; Edith Wharton's early artist stories and Constance Fenimore Woolson / Sharon L. Dean.
Responsibility: edited by Victoria Brehm.

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