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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by which many ethnologists classified race. Stowe comes to emphasize nature's mutability and interconnectedness, and invites her readers to consider human nature as part of this dynamic natural order. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe slavery botany plant studies...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., 387–89. Kuhn, Mary Pauline. “Garden Variety: Botany and Multiplicity in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Abolitionism,” 489–516. LaFleur, Greta. Review: Tomorrow’s Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth- Century America by Peter Coviello; If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., where she reads out from botanical textbooks into Dickinson’s poetic botany. However, more time should have been spent with the theoretical apparatus and the cultural contexts to make them really contribute to the readings. Some...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Literature intricate in her treatment of Dickinson, as in her last chapter, for instance, where she reads out from botanical textbooks into Dickinson’s poetic botany. However, more time should have been spent...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 301–329.
Published: 01 June 2022
... deciphering practices to imagine new forms of life and to rewrite the human. Repeatedly, as we will see in her novel Contending Forces , Hopkins borrows a language of botany to speculate about the “flowerings” of new forms of humanity through art’s fabulations. As Hopkins asserts, Lewis’s (and other Black...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “proto-ecological perspectives” (180), her emphasis throughout is on the relationship between shifting concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “proto-ecological perspectives” (180), her emphasis throughout is on the relationship between shifting concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
... concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged white) women to get outside and see God revealed in the natural world. From flowers with the “proper” ratio...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “proto-ecological perspectives” (180), her emphasis throughout is on the relationship between shifting concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “proto-ecological perspectives” (180), her emphasis throughout is on the relationship between shifting concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
... concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged white) women to get outside and see God revealed in the natural world. From flowers with the “proper” ratio...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2008
... concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged white) women to get outside and see God revealed in the natural world. From flowers with the “proper” ratio...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “proto-ecological perspectives” (180), her emphasis throughout is on the relationship between shifting concep- tions of nature, morality, and gender roles. Almira Phelps, for example, uses Linnaean classification and Lockean empiricism in her botany textbooks to encourage (privileged...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 89–113.
Published: 01 March 2023
... preference for astronomy over botany, also recall the movement of Indigenous historiography. “The project of indigenous modernity,” Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui ( 2012 : 96) writes, “can emerge from the present in a spiral whose movement is a continuous feedback from the past to the future,” or as Lisa Brooks’s...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... made the horrible darkness ‘visible’” (Southworth 1988, 76). The Egan-Dickeson panorama, on the other hand, strives to make the North American continent’s past, its “Mounds, Tumulii, Fossa, &c its “Geol- ogy, Mineralogy and Botany,” available to viewers (see fig. 7). In the process its visual...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
... on the material concerns that Beecher herself promoted: physiology, hygiene, ventilation, sanitation, nutrition, botany, and care for the earth. For Beecher ( 1873 : 128), housekeeping, like “healthkeeping,” was “needful science” to foster healthy living in an industrial revolution. Catharine E. Beecher’s...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Species Meet, 17). The Oxford English Dictionary gives fourteen definitions of “species,” including one germane Epistemology of the Jungle  769 to zoology and botany: “A group or class of animals or plants (usually con- stituting...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 117–148.
Published: 01 March 2004
... in medical and naturalist illustration for at least two centuries, and scientific illustration was an area in which women had made inroads into sciences like botany and astronomy.24 Modern scientific professionalism constituted sex differences as a privileged object of inquiry, but it articulated those...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... on Webster’s third definition of stigma as an organ of sexual reproduction: “in botany , the top of the pistil, which is moist and pubescent to detain and burst the pollen or prolific powder” (Webster 1828 : s.v. “stigma”). 35 See other historical connections to stigma: Dimmesdale’s fleshy letter...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... work was written anonymously” (xiii). Whipple’s other publications include a botany textbook and a periodical for youth, another woman’s biography, antislavery novels, and spiritualist tracts. 3 See Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge (Providence, R.I.: B. T. Albro, 1838). Further...