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A Believing Attitude

Andrea Knutson

in American Spaces of Conversion: The Conductive Imaginaries of Edwards, Emerson, and James

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195370928
eISBN:
9780199870769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370928.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 1 foregrounds the following chapters by offering a comprehensive examination of the Puritan Reformed concept and morphology of conversion and its expression within Puritanism’s preparatory ... More


Vox Populi, Vox Dei: Enchanted Subjectivity in and the Post-Revolutionary World

Michelle Sizemore

in American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190627539
eISBN:
9780190627553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627539.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter presents enchanted subjectivity as a model of political subjectivity in which individuals claim to speak for God, not for themselves, as commonly assumed for a democratic society. This ... More


Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1591–1643)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In 1631, Anne Marbury Hutchinson emigrated from England to Massachusetts together with her husband William Hutchinson and fifteen of their children. The Hutchinsons settled in Boston, where Anne held ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin

David S. Reynolds

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 antislavery fiction Uncle Tom’s Cabin. It first cites the novel’s powerful appeal to the emotions before discussing its religious ... More


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