Women, compulsion, modernity : the moment of American naturalism (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Women, compulsion, modernity : the moment of American naturalism

Women, compulsion, modernity : the moment of American naturalism

Author: Jennifer Fleissner
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2020. ©2004
Series: Women in culture and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Life in America at the turn of the 19th century has been characterised as distinctly male orientated. Fleissner disputes this popular view and uncovers a new understanding of the era through  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Fleissner
ISBN: 9780226805764 022680576X
OCLC Number: 1230563423
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages).
Contents: Introduction : the "feminization" of American naturalism --
The compulsion to describe : naturalist subjects, naturalist history --
The great indoors : regionalism, feminism, and obsessional domesticity --
A mania for the moment : fadmongering and feminism in Henry James --
The new woman & the old man : sentimentality and "drift" in Dreiser and Wharton --
Saving herself : gender, preservation, and futurity in McTeague --
The rhythm method : unmothering the race in Chopin, Stein, and Grimké.
Series Title: Women in culture and society.
Responsibility: Jennifer Fleissner.


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