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Cultural reformations : Lydia Maria Child and the literature of reform

Author: Bruce Mills
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines how Child, centrally connected to major literary and social reforms, strove to redefine cultural boundaries concerning race and gender. By juxtaposing Child's representative works  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Lydia Maria Child; Lydia Maria Child; L Maria Child; L Maria Child; Lydia Maria Child; Lydia Maria Francis Child
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Mills
ISBN: 0820316385 9780820316383
OCLC Number: 29220438
Description: xii, 212 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A Reading History: Hobomok and Its Audience --
2. Reviewing Slavery --
3. Philothea: A Beginning in American Antislavery Fiction --
4. Letters from New York: Child's Transcendentalist Epistles --
5. Literary Excellence and Social Reform: Ultraisms for the 1840s --
6. The Endings to Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl --
Conclusion: "Letting Inferences Unfold Themselves Very Gradually."
Responsibility: Bruce Mills.

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