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Wheat and Tares: The Liberal Encounter with Puritan Violence

Dan McKanan

in Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145328
eISBN:
9780199834471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145321.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the rediscovery of imago dei theology by early nineteenth‐century liberal theologians, most especially William Ellery Channing and other Unitarians. This theology was fleshed out by such ... More


New England Women Writers, Secularity, and the Federalist Politics of Church and State

Gretchen Murphy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198864950
eISBN:
9780191897382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864950.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Drawing on novels, poetry, correspondence, religious publications, and legal writing, this book offers a new account of women’s political participation in the process of religious disestablishment. ... More


Hillary Orbits an Alternative Universe Earth: Interpreting the USA Network’s Political Animals as Science Fiction

Marleen S. Barr

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Marleen S. Barr’s “Hillary Orbits an Alternative Universe Earth: Interpreting the USA Network’s Political Animals as Science Fiction” concludes the section with an exploration of Sigourney Weaver’s ... More


Generational Objects: Mohegan Nationhood, Indigenous Correspondence, and Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s Unpopular Aesthetic

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter situates popular poet Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s writings not in the national literary marketplace she is known for mastering but among Mohegan tribal nationhood and its locally grounded ... More


Race, Sympathy, and Missionary Sensibility in the New England Colonization Movement

Gale L. Kenny

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the missionary ideas shared by those from New England who supported the African recolonization movement. It features Leonard Bacon and Lydia Sigourney and traces their motives ... More


Introduction: Politics, Religion, and New England Women Writers

Gretchen Murphy

in New England Women Writers, Secularity, and the Federalist Politics of Church and State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198864950
eISBN:
9780191897382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864950.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Beginning with a discussion of partisan politics in Catharine Sedgwick’s juvenile letters and her autobiographical fiction, the introduction makes a case for considering five prominent New England ... More


Lydia Sigourney in the Land of Steady Habits

Gretchen Murphy

in New England Women Writers, Secularity, and the Federalist Politics of Church and State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198864950
eISBN:
9780191897382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864950.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s early writing (Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse and Sketch of Connecticut) and her life writing to understand her projects of affiliating with ... More


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