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The Resource The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872, Lyde Cullen Sizer

The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872, Lyde Cullen Sizer

Label
The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872
Title
The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872
Statement of responsibility
Lyde Cullen Sizer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study explores the lives of nine Northern American female writers of the Civil War period. It examines how, through their writing, they engaged in the national debates of the time. The author shows how they and others used their writing to make sense of topics like war, womanhood and slavery
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sizer, Lyde Cullen
Dewey number
810.9/358
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS217.C58
LC item number
S59 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Civil War America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Authors, American
  • Politics and literature
  • Authors and readers
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Popular literature
  • United States
  • Women authors, American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Authors and readers
  • Politics and government
  • Politics and literature
  • Popular literature
  • War and literature
  • United States
  • Schriftstellerin
  • Politik
  • USA
Label
The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872, Lyde Cullen Sizer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: My Sphere Rounds Out: Northern Women and the Written War -- Ch. 1. Rowing against Wind and Tide: How Women Wrote. Wind and Tide: The Obstacles and Inspiration of Political Work. Nine Rowers. New England Mothers: Introducing Child, Stowe, and Fern. Northern Borders: Introducing Southworth, Harper, and Davis. New England Daughters: Introducing Hamilton, Alcott, and Phelps -- Ch. 2. Raising a Voice: The Civil War Begins in the 1850s. Stowe and Southworth: Slavery and the Proper Work of White Women. Fern and Oakes: Independent versus Influential Womanhood. Child versus Wise and Mason: Speaking for the North. Jacobs and Davis: The Web of Racial and Wage Slavery -- Ch. 3. What Can Woman Do?: The Rhetoric of Unity, 1861-1863. What Women Did. Leave-Taking and Waiting: Early Stories of Patriotism. A Woman-Centered Understanding of War: Delphine P. Baker and Metta V. Victor. The Voice of Tribulation Periwinkle: Introducing Women-Nurses. Political Work through Moral Suasion: Abolitionists Speak Out -- Ch. 4. A Woman's Read: Crisis at Midwar. Economic Struggle and Wartime Disillusionment. To Upheave and Overturn: Gail Hamilton Goes to War. Class Is Another War: Fern, Townsend, and Davis -- Ch. 5. Trying to Find Places: The Question of African American Freedom in the Late War. The Context. Emancipation Rhetoric and Fanny Kemble's Journal: The War Turns a Corner. He Is Every Where: Antislavery at Midwar. A Shifting Subject: African American Men. What Will We Do with the Negro? Wartime Strategies for Reconstruction -- Ch. 6. Woman's Part of Glory: Love, Death, and Work in Women's Writing, 1863-1865. Woman's Place in War: Women-Nurses. Women on the Fictional Battlefront. A Place for a Woman: Nurses Make Their Way. A Crisis of Faith: An Internal Critique -- Ch. 7. The Times Which Form History: Writing the War, 1865-1868. Writing Women and the War: Transitions. Women's Histories: Reinscribing the "Universal" Woman for Posterity. Nursing Histories: Women's Authority and Class Conflict. A Woman's War: Postwar Novels and Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth's: How He Won Her -- Ch. 8. Still Waiting: Race and the Politics of Reconstruction. Emphasizing Difference: Racial Whiteness in Postwar Fiction. An Africanist Presence. The Politics of Intermarriage. Turning Points -- Ch. 9. A New Emancipation: Interpreting the War for Tomorrow. A Call for Women. The "Coming Woman": Alcott and the Woman Question. Woman As a Class: Phelps and the Labor Question. The Threshold of a New Era: Harper and the Negro Question
Control code
52840193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807825549
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52840193
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The political work of Northern women writers and the Civil War, 1850-1872, Lyde Cullen Sizer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: My Sphere Rounds Out: Northern Women and the Written War -- Ch. 1. Rowing against Wind and Tide: How Women Wrote. Wind and Tide: The Obstacles and Inspiration of Political Work. Nine Rowers. New England Mothers: Introducing Child, Stowe, and Fern. Northern Borders: Introducing Southworth, Harper, and Davis. New England Daughters: Introducing Hamilton, Alcott, and Phelps -- Ch. 2. Raising a Voice: The Civil War Begins in the 1850s. Stowe and Southworth: Slavery and the Proper Work of White Women. Fern and Oakes: Independent versus Influential Womanhood. Child versus Wise and Mason: Speaking for the North. Jacobs and Davis: The Web of Racial and Wage Slavery -- Ch. 3. What Can Woman Do?: The Rhetoric of Unity, 1861-1863. What Women Did. Leave-Taking and Waiting: Early Stories of Patriotism. A Woman-Centered Understanding of War: Delphine P. Baker and Metta V. Victor. The Voice of Tribulation Periwinkle: Introducing Women-Nurses. Political Work through Moral Suasion: Abolitionists Speak Out -- Ch. 4. A Woman's Read: Crisis at Midwar. Economic Struggle and Wartime Disillusionment. To Upheave and Overturn: Gail Hamilton Goes to War. Class Is Another War: Fern, Townsend, and Davis -- Ch. 5. Trying to Find Places: The Question of African American Freedom in the Late War. The Context. Emancipation Rhetoric and Fanny Kemble's Journal: The War Turns a Corner. He Is Every Where: Antislavery at Midwar. A Shifting Subject: African American Men. What Will We Do with the Negro? Wartime Strategies for Reconstruction -- Ch. 6. Woman's Part of Glory: Love, Death, and Work in Women's Writing, 1863-1865. Woman's Place in War: Women-Nurses. Women on the Fictional Battlefront. A Place for a Woman: Nurses Make Their Way. A Crisis of Faith: An Internal Critique -- Ch. 7. The Times Which Form History: Writing the War, 1865-1868. Writing Women and the War: Transitions. Women's Histories: Reinscribing the "Universal" Woman for Posterity. Nursing Histories: Women's Authority and Class Conflict. A Woman's War: Postwar Novels and Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth's: How He Won Her -- Ch. 8. Still Waiting: Race and the Politics of Reconstruction. Emphasizing Difference: Racial Whiteness in Postwar Fiction. An Africanist Presence. The Politics of Intermarriage. Turning Points -- Ch. 9. A New Emancipation: Interpreting the War for Tomorrow. A Call for Women. The "Coming Woman": Alcott and the Woman Question. Woman As a Class: Phelps and the Labor Question. The Threshold of a New Era: Harper and the Negro Question
Control code
52840193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807825549
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52840193
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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