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Women vernacular humorists in nineteenth-century America

Linda Morris

Women vernacular humorists in nineteenth-century America

Ann Stephens, Francis [i.e. Frances] Whitcher, and Marietta Holley

by Linda Morris

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Stephens, Ann S. 1813-1886. -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Whitcher, Frances M., 1814-1852 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Holley, Marietta, 1856-1926 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • American wit and humor -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • American wit and humor -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Women -- United States -- Humor -- History -- 19th century,
    • Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Dialect literature, American -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLinda A. Morris.
      SeriesGarland publications in American and English literature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS437 .M67 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. ;
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2039800M
      ISBN 100824001842
      LC Control Number88016320

      American literature - American literature - Fiction and local colourists: The first group of fiction writers to become popular—the local colourists—took over to some extent the task of portraying sectional groups that had been abandoned by writers of the new humour. Bret Harte, first of these writers to achieve wide success, admitted an indebtedness to prewar sectional humorists, as did. Randall Griffin’s book examines the ways in which artists and critics sought to construct a new identity for America during the era dubbed the Gilded Age because of its leaders’ taste for opulence. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, and Thomas Anshutz explored alternative “American” themes and styles, but widespread belief in the superiority of European art led them and.

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      Black Atlas presents definitive new approaches to black geography. It focuses attention on the dynamic relationship between place and African American literature during the long nineteenth century, a volatile epoch of national expansion that gave rise to the Civil War, Reconstruction, pan-Americanism, and the black novel. For the importance of sexual relations to nineteenth-century conceptions of romantic love see Horowitz, Rereading Sex and Lystra, Karen, Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America (New York: Oxford University Press, ), 56 – Mains v.


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