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Susan Fenimore Cooper : new essays on Rural hours and other works

Author: Rochelle Johnson; Daniel Patterson
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains diverse essays on the works of Susan Fenimore Cooper. They discuss Cooper's uses and manipulations of various literary conventions and illuminate her positions on conservation,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Susan Fenimore Cooper; Susan Fenimore Cooper
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rochelle Johnson; Daniel Patterson
ISBN: 0820323268 9780820323268
OCLC Number: 46319711
Description: xxxii, 286 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Lawrence Buell --
Under the Table: Susan Fenimore Cooper and the Construction of Her Father's Reputation / Wayne Franklin --
"The Lumley Autograph" and the Great Literary Lion: Authenticity and Commodification in Nineteenth-Century Autograph Collecting / Allan Axelrad --
Susan Fenimore Cooper's "Home Book" of the Revolution: Mount Vernon: A Letter to the Children of America, Patriotism, and Sentiment / Lisa West Norwood --
Five Generations of Literary Coopers: Intergenerational Valuations of the American Frontier / Michael P. Branch --
Susan Fenimore Cooper's Rustic Primer / Lucy Maddox --
An Artist, or a Merchant's Clerk: Susan Fenimore Cooper's Elinor Wyllys and Landscape / Richard M. Magee --
The Borderers of Civilization: Susan Fenimore Cooper's View of American Development / Duncan Faherty --
Reading Susan Reading Ruth: Audience, Response, and the Historical Hermeneutics of Rural Hours / Michael Davey --
A Farther Progress: Reconciling Visions of Time in Susan Fenimore Cooper's Rural Hours / Jennifer Dawes --
The Noble Designs of Nature: God, Science, and the Picturesque in Susan Fenimore Cooper's Rural Hours / Tina Gianquitto --
Rustic Matters: Placing the Rural Community Narratives of Alice Cary, Susan Fenimore Cooper, and Caroline Kirkland in the Context of the Nineteenth-Century Women's Sketchwriting Tradition / Erika M. Kreger --
Susan Fenimore Cooper, Catharine Beecher, and the Theology of Homemaking / Robert Hardy --
Botanical Gleanings: Susan Fenimore Cooper, Catharine Parr Traill, and the Representation of Flora / Lisa Stefaniak --
In Response to the Women at Seneca Falls: Susan Fenimore Cooper and the Rightful Place of Woman in America / Jessie Ravage --
App. 1. Susan Fenimore Cooper's Published Works in Chronological Order --
App. 2. Susan Fenimore Cooper's Letters and Manuscripts
Responsibility: edited by Rochelle Johnson and Daniel Patterson.

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"The first book of criticism that focuses on Cooper as a significant literary voice. Though concentrating on "Rural Hours", the fourteen essays collected here discuss much of her other work, Read more...

 
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