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The first woman in the republic : a cultural biography of Lydia Maria Child

Author: Carolyn L Karcher
Publisher: Durham : Duke Univ. Press, 1994.
Series: New Americanists
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Lydia Maria Child; Lydia Maria Child; Lydia M Child; Lydia Maria Francis Child; Lydia Maria Child
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn L Karcher
ISBN: 0822314851 9780822314851 0822321637 9780822321637
OCLC Number: 243808027
Description: XXV, 804 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Illustrations ixPreface and Acknowledgments xiChronology xixAbbreviations xxviPrologue: A Passion for Books 11. The Author of Hobomok 162. Rebels and "Rivals": Self Portraits of a Conflicted Young Artist 383. The Juvenile Miscellany: The Creation of an American Children's Literature 574. A Marriage of True Minds: Espousing the Indian Cause 805. Blighted Prospects: Indian Fiction and Domestic Reality 1016. The Frugal Housewife: Financial Worries and Domestic Advice 1267. Children's Literature and Antislavery: Conservative Medium, Radical Message 1518. "The First Woman in the Republic": An Antislavery Baptism 1739. An Antislavery Marriage: Careers at Cross Purposes 19510. The Conditions of Women: Double Binds, Unresolved Conflicts 21411. Schisms, Personal and Political 24912. The National Anti-Slavery Standard: Family Newspaper or Factional Organ? 26713. Letters from New York: The Invention of a New Literary Genre 29514. Sexuality and Marriage in Fact and Fiction 32015. The Progress of Religious Ideas: A "Pilgrimage of Pennance" 35616. Autumnal Leaves: Reconsecrated Partnerships, Personal and Political 38417. The Example of John Brown 41618. Child's Civil War 44319. Visions of a Reconstructed America: The Freedmen's Book and A Romance of the Republic 48720. A Radical Old Age 53221. Aspirations of the World 573Afterword 608Notes 617Works of Lydia Maria Child 757Index 773
Series Title: New Americanists
Responsibility: Carolyn L. Karcher.


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"A monumental scholarly achievement."-Joan Hedrick, author of Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life "The definitive biography of a major figure in American literary and political history.-Richard Slotkin, Read more...

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