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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Robert K. Nelson; Kenneth M. Price Duke University Press 2001 Robert K. Debating Manliness: Thomas Wentworth Nelson and Higginson, William Sloane Kennedy, and the Kenneth M. Question of Whitman Price In 1908 William Sloane Kennedy, one of Walt Whit- man’s...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
... such artistic dedication can be sustained. The elite position is outlined in Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s essay ‘‘Literature as an Art in which Higginson argues that great art, and especially literary art, is incompatible...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... errand, both in the motives for its settlement and the subsequent events that occurred there. The most crucial moment in Salem’s early history is the arrival of Francis Higginson and Samuel Skelton, nonconformist ministers from England. The two were instru...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
...-week teach-in, and his execution marked a crossing of which they might have said, echoing Whitman: ‘‘What the study could not teach—what the preaching could not accomplish is accomplished, is it not 1 In November of 1859, while Brown awaited hanging in Virginia, Thomas Wentworth Higginson...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to possess and subjugate a woman. We tend to erase the singularity of people who lived in the past (or at least I do). In a June 7, 1862, letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Dickinson wrote, “My dying tutor told me that he would like to live till I had been a poet, but Death was much of Mob as I could...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 575–594.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., somewhat immured female virtue. She is the buried but undead femininity that the bright and upwardly mo- bile Mrs. Todd has superseded. This archaic otherness was re- marked upon by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who felt so...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of both sexes and all ages and classes who embraced Ellen’s piety, cred- itinghercreatorwithheart-changingpower,aswellasthosewhoap- plauded the novel’s literary merit.61 The seduced apparently included T. W. Higginson, who describes in an 1851 letter a bedtime reading ritual that eerily replays...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- son’s manuscripts, and especially of the poet’s drive to ‘‘textualize’’ her most impassioned relations (to Sue Gilbert and Higginson) are especially subtle and fine.IfthereisaproblemwithA Vice for Voices,itisthatMessmer’sread...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... represented a sound reversal of logic that had existed just a few gen- 14 American Literature erations earlier during the Civil War, as evinced in Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s Army Life in a Black Regiment. Higginson charges North- ern troops, both black and white, with a tendency to flee from wartime...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... at Port Royal, but it did influence how people would hear and understand other “songs of the contrabands,” including the spirituals collected from the former slaves of the Sea Islands by McKim Garrison, William Francis Allen, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and others.40 Contrabands in Blackface...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 718–722.
Published: 01 December 2021
... also uncovers the racist paternalism of the regiment’s white leader, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, as expressed in his 1869 memoir, Army Life in a Black Regiment . Jabir locates equally troubling attitudes in the 1989 film Glory about the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Regiment under the leadership...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in response to Arnold’s behavioral signifiers of aristocracy, Lowell and Thomas Wentworth Higginson charged Arnold with an aristocratic bias in his criticisms of the United States. Coming from two Boston Brahmins with elite lineage and concerted ties to England (Lowell was at that time American diplomatic...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
... The responses of contem- porary critics suggest that the generic novelty of Child’s publicly inti- mate letters may have contributed considerably to their popular suc- cess. Thomas Wentworth Higginson observed that her columns had ‘‘something of the charm of women’s private letters—a style of writ- ing...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . 1999 . Patterns for America: Modernism and the Concept of Culture . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Hickman Jared . 2010 . “ Globalization and the Gods, or the Political Theology of ‘Race.’ ” Early American Literature 45 , no. 1 : 145 – 82 . Higginson Thomas Wentworth...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
... chronologi- cally, the study weaves together close readings, recent scholarly viewpoints, and historical contextualizations to narrate how such figures as Susan Gilbert and Thomas Wentworth Higginson influenced Dickinson’s writing. Through- out the book, Wagner-Martin makes a series of interventions...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 671–690.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and social context. The Complete Civil War Journal and Selected Letters of Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Ed. Christopher Looby. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2000. xix, 393 pp. $35.00. Christopher Looby’s...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... abolitionist and guerilla fighter who perpetuated the infamous attack on Harper’s Ferry in 1858. Writers and public intellectuals, including Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, felt compelled to support and celebrate the terrorist...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Poetics: Emerson, Higginson, and the Rise of Whitman and Dickinson .” In Myerson et al. 2010 , 263 – 90 . Fuller Margaret . 1860 . Woman in the Nineteenth Century and Kindred Papers Relating to the Sphere, Condition, and Duties of Woman . Edited by Fuller Arthur . Boston : Brown...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and women’s daily bodily rhythms. As Howe enjoins in her introduc- tion, ‘‘Boys as well as girls break down under severe study, men as well as women For just such reasons, Thomas Higginson notes in his contribution, t]he steady, untiring, day-to-day competition that Dr. Clarke deprecates is being utterly...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2007
... estab- 188  American Literature lishment, led by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who wrote “The America of Art” and advised young artists of the era (most famously Emily Dickinson) on their writing and their submissions to literary magazines. Higginson promul- gated the concept of American...