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The feminization of American culture / Ann Douglas.


1st ed.. New York : Knopf, 1977.
ISBN 9780394405322, 0394405323

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Subjects American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors.
American literature.
Civilization.
Clergé -- États-Unis.
Écrits de femmes américains -- Histoire et critique.
États-Unis -- Civilisation -- 19e siècle.
Femmes -- États-Unis.
Letterkunde.
Littérature américaine -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Religion and literature -- History -- 19th century.
Religion and literature.
Romanticism -- United States.
Romanticism.
Schrijvers.
Sentimentalism in literature.
United States -- Civilization -- 19th century.
United States.
Victoriaanse tijd.
Vrouwenfiguren.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature.
Description x, 403 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Author explores the alliance, beginning in 1820, of two disenfranchised groups: the women of the middle class and the liberal Protestant clergy, both increasingly relegated to the edges of society (to the parlor, to the Sunday School, to the libraries) by the prevailing entrepreneurial forces.
Contents Introduction: The legacy of American Victorianism: the meaning of little Eva -- Part One: The sentimentalization of status -- Clerical disestablishment -- Feminine disestablishment -- Ministers and mothers: changing and exchanging roles -- Part Two: The sentimentalization of creed and culture -- The loss of theology: from dogma to fiction -- The escape from history: the static imagination -- The domestication of death: the posthumous congregation -- The periodical press: arena for hostility -- Part Three: Protest: case studies in American romanticism -- Margaret Fuller and the disavowal of fiction -- Herman Melville and the revolt against the reader -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Alphabetical listing of women and ministers -- Appendix B: Chronological listing of women and ministers.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2645805
(OCoLC)ocm02645805
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Douglas, Ann, 1942-
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