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Inexpressible Privacy

Pub Date : 2013-04-09 | Author : Milette Shamir | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 9780812204247
ISBN 13 : 0812204247

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2006 Few concepts are more widely discussed or more passionately invoked in American public culture than that of pr..


Domestic Intimacies

Pub Date : 2014-04-03 | Author : Brian Connolly | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 9780812209853
ISBN 13 : 0812209850

Although it is commonly thought that incest has been taboo throughout history, nineteenth-century Americans evinced a great cultural anxiety that the prohibition was failing. Theol..


Voices Of The Nation

Pub Date : 1998-01-13 | Author : Caroline Field Levander | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521593743
ISBN 13 : 9780521593748

Throughout the nineteenth century, American fiction displayed a fascination with women's speech - describing how women's voices sound, what happens when women speak and what reacti..


Women S Roles In Nineteenth Century America

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Tiffany K. Wayne | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313335478
ISBN 13 : 9780313335471

Presents a history of the status of women in nineteenth-century America, with an examination of their roles in marriage, family life, religion, and public life, and an analysis of ..


Public Sentiments

Pub Date : 2003-04-03 | Author : Glenn Hendler | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807860229
ISBN 13 : 0807860220

In this book, Glenn Hendler explores what he calls the "logic of sympathy" in novels by Walt Whitman, Louisa May Alcott, T. S. Arthur, Martin Delany, Horatio Alger, Fanny Fern, Nat..