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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Gabriel Mehlman Abstract This article focuses on Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs , the most famous example of the realist genre of local color. Published in 1898, the novel was written during the very moment of the generic collapse of local color. That collapse occurs within...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in modern America. Though the lrnks he forges between a series of ostensibly very different writers-Anne Bradstreet, Thomas Jefferson, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau, Sarah Orne Jewett, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Jack Kerouac-are at times more a function of association than argument, his faith...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2004
... by Hume) in the history of epistemology.) Chapter 3 takes up what critics such as Richard Brodhead have identified as the "humanization" of the object world in Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country ojthe Pointed Firs, situating her "materialist epistemology" in the anthropological and "museal matrix...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
...-century liter- ary critics swayed by his anthropological concept of culturesJ' (74). Evans carries the dif- fusionists' interest in texts as detachable objects to his study of Sarah Orne Jewett's local color writing. NOVEL I SPRING 2006 This argument is two-fold. First, Evans...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 137–142.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the visceral feelings that certain objects elicited from the people who once lived among them. Appearing at the turn of the century, neither Sarah Orne Jewett's Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) nor Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence (1920) uses anachronism in the interests of a more capacious realism...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and proliferates. Women authors who used realist methods, such as Constance Fenimore Woolson, Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Murfree, Celia Thaxter, and Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, were disparagingly associated with local color or regionalism. In this context, many of the more accomplished regionalists turned...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to everyday life it engenders—stands in an interesting relationship to her cultural milieu. Cather's paean to quasi-mentor Sarah Orne Jewett notwithstanding, her fiction is never neatly loco-descriptive ( “Miss” ). Though rooted in the Midwest, her fiction (after a few plangent early stories like...