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|Named Person:||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|
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|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.|
"These essays explore topics crucial to understanding the period's literature and suggest new directions for scholarship. Together they constitute a collection that expands the available body of criticism about Woolson and her contemporaries. This book is indispensable reading for anyone interested in nineteenth-century women's fiction and travel writing."--BOOK JACKET.
- Woolson, Constance Fenimore, -- 1840-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.
- Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Woolson, Constance Fenimore, -- 1840-1894 -- Friends and associates.
- Woolson, Constance Fenimore, -- 1840-1894 -- Contemporaries.
- Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
- Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.
- Regionalism in literature.
- Woolson, Constance Fenimore