Legacy 17:2

Legacy 17:2

Edited by Karen Dandurand and Sharon Harris

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Table Of Contents


“But Maria, did you really write this?”: Preface as Cover Story in Lydia Maria Child’s Hobomok
Molly Vaux

Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, Conduct Literature, and Protocols of Female Reading in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America
Suzanne M. Ashworth

“Tattooed still”: The Inscription of Female Agency in Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons
Jennifer Putzi

“A Foreign Country”: Emily Dickinson’s Manuscripts and Their Meanings
Domhnall Mitchell

Between Registers: Coming In and Out Through Musical Performance in Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark
Katherine Boutry

Exploring Contact: Regionalism and the “Outsider” Standpoint in Mary Noialles Murfee’s Appalachia
Marjorie Pryse


Objects of Speculation: Early Manuscripts on Women and Education by Judith Sargent (Stevens) Murray
Karen L. Schiff


Soft Canons: American Women Writers and Masculine Tradition edited by Karen L. Kilcup
Carolyn Sorisio

Women in Chains: The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women’s Fiction by Venetria K. Patton; Dreaming Black/Writing White: The Hagar Myth in American Cultural History by Janet Gabler-Hover
DoVeanna S. Fulton

Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820-1885 by Elizabeth A. Petrino
Marianne Noble

Hungry Heart: The Literary Emergence of Julia Ward Howe by Gary Williams
Wendy Dasler Johnson

Plots and Proposals: American Women’s Fiction, 1850-90 by Karen Tracey
Caroline Field Levander

Exploring Lost Borders: Critical Essays on Mary Austin edited by Melody Graulich and Elizabeth Klimasmith
Ann Merrill Ingram