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Title American Culture, Canons, and the Case of Elizabeth Stoddard
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2014
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Summary Elizabeth Stoddard was a gifted writer of fiction, poetry, and journalism; successfully published within her own lifetime; esteemed by such writers as William Dean Howells and Nathaniel Hawthorne; and situated at the epicenter of New York's literary world. Nonetheless, she has been almost excluded from literary memory and importance. This book seeks to understand why. By reconsidering Stoddard's life and work and her current marginal status in the evolving canon of American literary studies, it raises important questions about women's writing in the 19th century and canon formation in
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Subject Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
Canon (Literature)
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, Robert McClure.
Weinauer, Ellen
ISBN 0817388222 (electronic bk.)
9780817313135
9780817388225 (electronic bk.)