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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
... 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 with market forces...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
...” (65–66) and failed as a result. But Salem represented an extension and fulfillment of the original 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...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Dickinson’s Love Poetry .” Emily Dickinson Journal 4 , no. 2 : 1 – 19 . Higginson Thomas Wentworth . 1867 . “ Literature as an Art .” Atlantic Monthly 20 : 745 – 54 . Johnson Boris . 2012 . Speech aired by the Telegraph , October 9 . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Higginson traveled to North Elba, New York, the impoverished and harassed farming community in the Adirondacks inhabited mainly by black freedmen and fugitives, and by the family of John Brown. Scion of New England mercantile aristocrats, poet, reluctant minister, sometime schoolteacher, campaigner for...
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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 (2000) 72 (3): 575–594.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- bile Mrs. Todd has superseded. This archaic otherness was re- marked upon by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who felt so famously ‘‘drained’’ of his ‘‘nerve power’’ by his encounter with the poet.9 The eerily parasitic figure...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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 service because they had much less at stake than the black Southern soldier.18 His stated preference for black Southern...
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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 (2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... originated 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...
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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...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
... ventures into the city streets.9 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...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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 (2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to my present concerns, for they call into question the prevailing opposition between men’s clock time 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...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
...). Like Weinstein, Sofer ranges widely over a number of critical areas, especially the postbellum literary 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...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 “cultural nationalism” as a way both to heal...