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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 179–205.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the genre as a backward-looking nostalgic form while also opening anew the question of regionalism’s complicated appeal for its contemporary readers. While beginning and ending with Sarah Orne Jewett’s representative remnant figure, Captain Littlepage, the essay also surveys several lesser-known examples...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 125–149.
Published: 01 March 2008
... parents, and implicitly to all pioneers.17 Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) blurs the tales of the inhabitants of a quiet Maine port with the narrator's own impres- sionistic descriptions, and this elision in turn raises questions about the nature of storytelling...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... taken in The Secret Life of Things," provides a version of "thing theory" that accounts for the importance of material objects in American literature, especially in the late nineteenth-cen- tury work of writers such as Mark Twain, Frank Norris, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Henry James. Brown notes how...