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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... PART THREE The Competition oj Sentimental Nationalisms: Lydia Sigourney and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow FLOWER ARRANGEMENT MADE OF HAIR. Private collection of Ralph and Verne Howe...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
... work done by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem The Song of Hiawatha (1855); how, as part of the “sentimental complex” it helped to actively transform its present. Even less satisfactory is the examination of the relationship between Edmonia Lewis, her art, and Longfellow’s poem. The seeds...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... Sigourney and Longfellow were just two typical participants in the contest to define America and that this par• ticipation warrants a revision of our understanding of what it meant to attempt to become the American poet.! It is hard, these days, to see be• yond Walt Whitman to imagine any other way of...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... national identity, which could be held by women as well as men, is one of the dominant themes of Lydia Sigourney's long and influential career and was an important predicate for the subsequent development of nineteenth-century feminisms. And, while Longfellow was a man and while he also turned his...
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395539-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9553-9
... fantasy, the dream, to be spoken. —PauLa gunn aLLen (Laguna Pueblo), “The Savages in the Mirror” (1974) Longfellow’s “Skeleton in Armor” In 1831, in the Massachusetts town of Fall River, while leveling what they thought was only an inconveniently...
Published: 06 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393832-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9383-2
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
... remaining solely his own fate, spreads beyond the narra- tive to infect the present- day world, frantic and unfruitful, of the writer of this legend. Moreover, I argue that one modern reader of these medieval tales, nineteenth- century American Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, finds in them the...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
...: Cleopatra and, 183–86; 180–81; of Longfellow’s Indians, peoples categorized in, 22–23, 191, 82–83, 86–87; perceptions of, 135– 221 n. 82; performance concept in, 36; rhetoric of, 48–49; self-hating 161–63; philosophy underlying, 223 subversive and, 176, 180; souvenir n. 2; physical types...
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By Carolyn Dinshaw
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
... See contemporary witnesses to Longfellow’s teaching, qtd. in Calhoun, Long- fellow, 133. 122 Macdonald, Emeric Pressburger, 358–59. 123 Thanks to Elaine Freedgood for suggesting to me this line of thought. The phrase “arrested development” in relation to...
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By Carolyn Dinshaw
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
... John Mandeville, 6, 12, 73–90; tion of, 28; Lowell on, 68, 193n52; Gaelic version of, 204n78; influence Romaunt of the Rose, 216n45 of, 93–100; Longfellow’s Outre- Mer Chaucer Society, 25, 27, 28 and, 69; parodies of, 29–30, 76, 91– Chesterton, G. K., 164, 221n32 98...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-291
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... in the fullness of its action as to rise to the highest pinnacle, and there in all your achievement and in all your glory give a lesson to others, so that they likewise may follow in your footsteps. Now we may repeat the sober, thought- ful and inspiring words of Longfellow: “Lives of...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
.... 8enry6 WadsworthH Longfellow, Poesie sulla schiavitù e frammenti di E. W. Longfellow, translated by Louisa Grace-Bartolini (Florence, 1869). 69 When Gennaro Mondaini published his study on American slavery in 1898, La questione dei negri nella storia e nella società nord-americana...
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By Annette Kolodny
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395539-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9553-9
... Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Huanyapuntina, Mount, 373n29 (Wagenknecht), 163, 350n9 Humboldt, Alexander von, 22, 108 Herder, Johann Gottfried von, 138 Huns, 40, 339n20 Herjolf Bardarsson, 51, 52 Hunt, George H., 372n28 Hertz, Johannes, 327 Hvítramannaland (“White Men’s...
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By Kirsten Buick
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391999-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9199-9
... Way Out of No Way: Nineteenth Century African American Artists.” The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art, edited by Andrea D. Barnwell, 27–41. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999. Burgard, Timothy Anglin. Edmonia Lewis and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Images and...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
..., Imperialism. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 11. Arendt, Hannah. On Revolutioll. New York: Viking, 1965. Aries, Philippe. The Hour if Our Death. New York: Knopf, 1981. Arvin, Newton. Longfellow: His Life and Work. Boston: Little, Brown, 1962. Baker, Houston A., jr. Blues, Ideology...
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By Mary Louise Kete
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... Susan K. Harris's Nineteenth-Century American Women's Novel: Interpretative Strategies and Suzanne Clark's Sentimental Modern• ism: Women Writers and the Rel1olution of the Word. 2 Newton Arvin, for example, in his 1962 literary biography of Longfellow, took great pains to...
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By Eric Smoodin
Published: 23 December 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8626-1
... given me so much support while I’ve been working on this book, I prefer a slightly less overdetermined moment in a different Frank Capra film, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town. Longfellow Deeds has just inherited twenty million dollars...
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By Annette Kolodny
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395539-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9553-9
.... Included among the many political, artistic, educational, and cultural leaders of the day enrolled as society mem- bers were Jared Sparks, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Noah Webster, and Benjamin Silliman of Yale. Edward Everett, who served briefly as the editor of the North American Review and later...
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By Carolyn Dinshaw
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395911-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9591-1
..., ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love: A Critical Edition. Binghamton, N.Y.: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994. Arvin, Newton. Longfellow, His Life and Work. Boston: Little, Brown, 1963. Auerbach, Eric. “Figura.” In Scenes from...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377801-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7780-1
..., Alexandre (pere), The Count of Monte Cristo, 92 Ladd,Johnj.,104-105 Dwight, Mary Ann, Grecian and Leary, John S., 28, 46, 166 Roman Mythology, 88 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, "Hiawatha," 92 East Lynne, or the Earl's Daughter, 56...