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Victorian Duty, American Scholars, and National Crisis

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.5
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents biographical sketches of Charles Eliot Norton, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, George William Curtis, and James Russell Lowell, and explores how they struggled to find meaningful ... More


Conflict with Curtis

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.13
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes Thomas Nast's conflict with editor George William Curtis and how it destroyed Nast's relationship with the Harper's Weekly and with the Harper family. The fight between Nast ... More


Nast's Weekly and Guayaquil

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.15
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter describes Thomas Nast in the aftermath of the election of 1884. Despite Nast's rapprochement with Harper's during the campaign of 1884, the underlying conflict had not been ... More


Introduction

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.4
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Massachusetts Historical Society is a group of like-minded friends who shared literary political commitments and historical experiences during the middle of the century. This book focuses on four ... More


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