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Author Eakin, Paul John.

Title The New England girl : cultural ideals in Hawthorne, Stowe, Howells, and James / Paul John Eakin.

Publication Info. Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1976]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  813.3 EAKIN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  813 EA51    Check Shelf
Description 252 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: History and the heroines of fiction -- pt. 1. A native literary tradition: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Nathaniel Hawthorne: Renunciation in New England: Harriet Beecher Stowe and The minister's wooing -- Self-culture: Margaret Fuller and Hawthorne's heroines -- pt. 2. The New England girls of William Dean Howells and Henry James: The Howells heroine: from The lady of the Aroostook to April hopes -- Henry James and the New England consciousness: Roderick Hudson, The Europeans, Hawthorne -- The tragedy of self-culture: The portrait of a lady -- New England in extremis: The Bostonians.
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Young women -- New England.
New England -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0820303984: $11.00
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