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Miltons Manqués

Kenyon Gradert

in Puritan Spirits in the Abolitionist Imagination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226694023
eISBN:
9780226694160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226694160.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter unfolds a study of antislavery verse that appeared in The Liberator and reached its best forms in Charlotte Forten, John Greenleaf Whittier, and James Russell Lowell. It argue that these ... More


The Atlantic and the Ship of State: 1859–1864

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The serial Harriet Beecher Stowe gave, The Minister's Wooing, itself participated in the mythification of New England so central to the Atlantic Monthly's mission. However Stowe would live to see ... More


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


Gayangos and the Boston Brahmins

Thomas F. Glick

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

From the American perspective the ‘Gayangos phenomenon’ was the result of the intersection of four historical processes. The first was the arrival of Romantic historians whose goal was to adumbrate ... More


Prologue: Setting the Scene … The Hawthorne–Lowell Scandal

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

This prologue sets the scene by talking in detail about one early flashpoint in the history of the interview and literature: the so-called ‘Hawthorne–Lowell scandal’. This 1886 dispute followed the ... 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


“Thoreau” The Essay

Kyle Gann

in Charles Ives's Concord: Essays after a Sonata

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040856
eISBN:
9780252099366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040856.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Ives’s “Thoreau” essay defends that writer from dismissive critical opinions that were still prevalent in the very early 20th century. Though clearly sympathizing with Thoreau, he feels a need to ... More


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