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Disarming the nation : women's writing and the American Civil War

Author: Elizabeth Young
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Series: Women in culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining literary analysis, cultural history and feminist theory, this study of Civil War literature shows that American women writers have been profoundly influenced by the Civil War and that, in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Young
ISBN: 0226960870 9780226960876 0226960889 9780226960883
OCLC Number: 41411979
Description: xvi, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Topsy-turvy: civil war and Uncle Tom's cabin --
A wound of one's own: Louisa May Alcott's body politic --
Black woman, white house: race and redress in Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the scenes --
Confederate counterfeit: the case of the cross-dressed civil war soldier --
"Army of civilizers": Frances Harper's warring fictions --
The Rhett and the black: Sex and race in Gone with the wind.
Series Title: Women in culture and society.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Young.
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