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No more separate spheres! [electronic resource] : a next wave American studies reader / edited by Cathy N. Davidson and Jessamyn Hatcher.

Publication:
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series:
Next wave.
Next wave
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (449 p.)
Subjects:
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism and literature -- United States.
Sex role in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Argues against the use of male/female gender categories to characterize public and domestic life.
Contents:
Separate spheres, female worlds, woman's place : the rhetoric of women's history / Linda K. Kerber
"My sister! My sister!" : the rhetoric of Catharine Sedgwick's Hope Leslie / Judith Fetterley
Herman Melville, wife beating, and the written page / Elizabeth Renker
Contradictory impulses : María Ampara Ruiz de Burton, resistance theory, and the politics of Chicano/a studies / José F. Aranda Jr.
Sex, class, and "category crisis" : reading Jewett's transitivity / Marjorie Pryse
Manifest domesticity / Amy Kaplan
Passing through the closet in Pauline E. Hopkins's Contending Forces / Siobhan Somerville
Constructing the black masculine : Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the sublimits of African American autobiography / Maurice Wallace
Native daughters in the promised land : gender, race, and the question of separate spheres / You-me Park and Gayle Wald
Poor Eliza / Lauren Berlant
Representative/democracy : presidents, democratic management, and the unfinished business of male sentimentalism / Dana D. Nelson
Fathers, sons, sentimentality, and the color line : the not-quite-separate spheres of W.E.B. Du Bois and Ralph Waldo Emerson / Ryan Schneider
"Few of our seeds ever come up at all" : a dialogue on Hawthorne, Delany, and the work of affect in visionary utopias / Christopher Newfield and Melissa Solomon.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-422) and index.
Contributor:
Davidson, Cathy N., 1949-
Hatcher, Jessamyn, 1971-
ISBN:
1-283-06323-9
9786613063236
0-8223-8343-8
OCLC:
220950392
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