Legacy 18:2

Legacy 18:2

Edited by Karen Dandurand and Sharon Harris

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Table Of Contents


Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Domestication of Free Labor Ideology
Rachel Naomi Klein

“Grand and Sweet Methodist Hymns”: Spiritual Transformation and Imperialistic Vision in Harriet Prescott Spofford’s “Circumstance”
Carol Holly

Dickinson’s Bawdy: Shakespeare and Sexual Symbolism in Emily Dickinson’s Writing to Susan Dickinson
Kristin M. Comment

“Poetry Experienced”: Lucy Larcom’s Poetic Dwelling in A New England Girlhood
Jessica Lewis

“He is Amusing but Not Inherently a Gentleman”: The Vexed Relations of Kate Field and Samuel Clemens
Gary Scharnhorst

“The Highly Original Country of the Yanquis”: Dramatic Irony and Double-Voicing as Cultural Critique in María Cristina Mena’s Fiction
Charlotte Rich


Margaret Fuller’s First Conversation Series: A Discovery in the Archives
Amanda Ritchie


Jessie Ann Benton Frémont (1824-1902)
Sandra Harbert Petrulionis


The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature by Marianne Noble
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon

To Read My Heart: The Journal of Rachel Van Dyke, 1810-1811 edited by Lucia McMahon and Deborah Schriver
Suzanne L. Bunkers

Jewett and Her Contemporaries: Reshaping the Canon edited by Karen L. Kilcup and Thomas S. Edwards
Sarah Ann Wider

Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space by Stacy Alaimo
Lisa M. Logan

Challenging Boundaries: Gender and Periodization edited by Joyce W. Warren and Margaret Dickie
Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830-1930 edited by Monika M. Elbert
Leah Blatt Glasser

Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change Among African American Women by Jacqueline Jones Royster
Marlia E. Banning

Reforming Fictions: Native, African, and Jewish American Women’s Literature and Journalism in the Progressive Era by Carol J. Batker
Adenike Marie Davidson

Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America by Mary Louise Kete
Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature by Lori Merish
Shirley Samuels