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Author Mahoney, Lynn, 1964-

Title Elizabeth Stoddard & the Boundaries of Bourgeois Culture
Published London : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (205 pages)
Series Studies in major literary authors ; v. 31
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 31
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; Becoming Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard; Female Self-Expression in a Sentimental Age: The Pythoness and the Sentinels of Genteel Literature; ̃I was not allowed to give myself; I was takeñ: Passive Women and Feminized Men; ̃Shall I dare tell the truth about men and women?̃: Reconstructing the Victorian Self; Rewriting Region: The Postbellum Celebration of New England; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BlBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This book traces Stoddard's emergence as a writer in the 1850s, a period that boasts some of American literature's most iconoclastic voices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Middle class in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Social classes -- New England -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
New England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003014637
ISBN 0203484053 (electronic bk.)
9780203484050 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)