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Post-Darwinian Visions of Divine Creation

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Beginning in the latter half of the nineteenth century, Darwinism had a varied impact on American sensibilities. John Muir, for example, studied science and accepted the transmutative premise of ... More


Yours for the (Marriage) Revolution: Mary Austin and Jack London

Donna M. Campbell

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1915, Mary Austin (1868-1934) wrote to her old friend and fellow writer Jack London (1876-1916) to upbraid him for failing to write a novel that truthfully depicted the life of a modern woman, and ... More


Ghosts of Progress: Alice Cary, Mary Noailles Murfree, Mary Austin, and Edith Wharton

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

in Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229857
eISBN:
9780823241040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229857.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The ghostly works of Alice Cary, Mary Noailles Murfree, Mary Austin, and Edith Wharton are discussed in this chapter. Capitalism itself is shown to underlie and structure relationships of ... More


Sex Power

Dale M. Bauer

in Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter describes ugliness and beauty, youth and age—for a time—as determining factors of sexuality. It also turns to the question of how women writers imagined sex as their own power. These ... More


Introduction

Dale M. Bauer

in Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book begins with a discussion of Mary Austin's treatise on how women might understand “the great adventure of sex life” in the twentieth century: Love and the Soul Maker. In explaining the ... More


Selling the Santuario

Brett Hendrickson

in The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America's Miraculous Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479815500
eISBN:
9781479870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a nineteenth-century attempt by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe to obtain the privately owned Santuario. It then turns to the 1929 sale, which was orchestrated by Anglo artists ... More


Constructing Walt Whitman: Literary History and Histories of Rhythm

Erin Kappeler

in Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282043
eISBN:
9780823285983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282043.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that Walt Whitman’s position in literary history as the father of American free verse was not secured until after the 1920s, significantly later than has been recognized. It ... More


“Our Wonderful Adventures in the Southwest”: Willa Cather and Edith Lewis’s Southwestern Collaborations

Melissa J. Homestead

in The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190652876
eISBN:
9780190652906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652876.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Women's Literature

Willa Cather and Edith Lewis traveled together to the American Southwest in 1915, 1916, 1925, and 1926, and southwestern travel became their shared passion, an escape from the pressures of modern ... More


Conclusion

James P. Cousins

in Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The final chapter concludes this study by following the lives of Horace’s wife, Mary, and his children, Harriette and Horace Jr., and by examining Horace as he was created and re-created in modern ... More


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