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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 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... "turned their attention to the creation of that masculine nationalistic image, the Ameri• can Adam," women poets "looked at themselves and their situations and found many other things to say," has made the competition of sentimen• tal nationalisms difficult to see (Watts 64). For while Sigourney...
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...
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By Mary Louise Kete
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... NOTES Introduction: The Forgotten Language if Sentimentality See in particular Sigourney's "The Unspoken Language," in which she lays out the superiority of this language of sentiment to later, learned, verbal languages. (For a full...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... Lydia Sigourney." American Literature 62 (I990): 385- 4 0 4. Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by alld abolit H~mle/1 in America, 1820-1870. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, I978. Bender, Thomas. Community and Social Change ill Al11erica. Baltimore: Johns Hop• kins Univ. Press...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... which may never be for• got" (Harriet Gould's Book 2). This language, whose rules and usages have become obscured in the present century, governed more than literary expressions. In fact, as the popular sentimental poet Lydia Sigourney averred, it was understood as a fundamentally supra-verbal...
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
... Sally Kirkland as when calmly conversing with the statuesque Sigourney Weaver. Typically, Hall once described his relationship to show business with a line worthy of an Alberta Hunter blues: ‘‘I treat it like an...
Published: 28 July 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390046-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9004-6
..., Grimke, Sarah, 16, 118, 167–68, 172 1850), 116–17 Letters to Mothers (Lydia H. Sigourney, Hale, Matthew, 63 1838), 31, 115–16 Hale, Sarah Josepha, 32, 125 Letters to Young Ladies (Lydia H. Sigour- Herttell, Thomas, 132–37, 149–50...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... whisper 0 forget me not. - Lois Gould, Hmiet Gould's Book, 1837 In 1930, when Gordon Haight began the last critical biography of the popular and prolific nineteenth-century poet Lydia Huntley Sigourney, he explained that he had searched in vain for "some few pieces that...
Published: 12 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390947-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9094-7
... the science-fiction or body-horror genres probing the monstrous po- tentialities of such imitative experiments), I argue that the cloning of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) in Alien: Resurrection is given cinematic life through a relay of anxieties connecting multiple and interrelated forms of...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398387-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9838-7
... Huntley Sigourney's Letters to Mothers (1838), The Mother's Book clearly establishes Child as a pioneer in the field.40 "It has been jestingly said, that 'they who have no children, always know how to manage them well,' " Child would write apologetically on issuing a new edition of The...
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By Simone Weil Davis
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... Virgin ~eene, 69-70 and, 6; Freud and, 48; industrial psy• Sigourney, Lydia Hunt, 201 n.26 chiatry, 51, 72-73, 201 n.27; New Sombart, Werner, 8 Thought, 74 Soupault, Philippe, 173 Stansell, Christine, 221 n.36 Quicksand...
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By Cheryl Walker
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397007-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9700-7
.... Works Cited 247 Zagarell, Sandra A. "Expanding 'America': Lydia Sigourney's Sketch ofCon• necticut, Catharine Sedgwick's Hope Leslie." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 6 (1987): 225-45. Ziff, Larzer. Writing in the New Nation: Prose, Print, and Politics in the Early United States...
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By Mary Louise Kete
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
...-186, 254 n.26 Death of Little Irwin" Redundancy, 67, 77, 82 Ship of state, II9, 122, 139 Relic, 88. See also Fetish; Token Sigourney, Lydia Howard Huntley, Representation, 53-55, 86, 91-101, xiii, 2, 8-16, 103-II9, 122-128, 156-157, 177-179...
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By Stacey Margolis
Published: 22 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386674-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8667-4
..., 143 Passing, racial, 8–9, 109–13, 124–25, 130–37, Sigourney, L. H., 62, 64–65 163–64 Silverstein, Alan, 125 Pease, Donald, 201 n.6 Simmons, Judy, 53 Plessy v. Ferguson, 96, 99, 108–9, 121 Smiley, Jane, 82–85, 105–6, 210 n.9 Posnock, Ross, 217 n.27...
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By Richard A. Grusin
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382829-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8282-9
... between literary and ordi• and Thoreau, 106-7, 112 nary, 15 2 n.3 Luther, Martin, 15-18,31,154 nn.lo-I I Latitudinarianism, 169 n.8 Lessing, G. E., 157 n.22 McGiffert, A. C., 157 n.2 I Letter to Mothers (Sigourney), 134 Mackintosh, Sir...
Published: 12 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9094-7
... of such imitative experiments), I argue that the cloning of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) in Alien: Resurrection is given cinematic life through a relay of anxieties connecting multiple and interrelated forms of biological, technological, and sexual sameness. What is at stake here is the extent...
Published: 22 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8667-4
... mothers (among the most influential are Lydia Maria Child’s 1831 The Mother’s Book, L. H. Sigourney’s 1838 Letters to Mothers, and Catharine Sedgwick’s 1835 Home argue that the primary goal of parenting is not simply to produce children who obey orders (out of fear, for instance), but to produce...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392590-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9259-0
... Judson, Adoniram and Ann Hasseltine, letters. See publishing, evangelical press 74–76, 83, 90n19 Letters to Mothers (Riggs), 272–80, 372 Judson, Sarah, 26 Letters to Mothers (Sigourney), 274 Lewis, Elizabeth G., 141–42 Kang (Aide) Cheng, 9...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397601-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9760-1
... decipherment in The Biglow Papers, first series (1848), no. 7, and second series (1867), nos. 3, 4, and 5; and Lydia Sigourney's Scenes in My Native Land (1845). Sigourney devotes a poem and two pages of commentary to the old tower at Newport (claimed, in the years immediately following Antiquitates...