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Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson's Early American Women
This title presents the leading voice of early American womanhood. Susanna Rowson - novelist, actress, playwright, poet, school founder, and early national celebrity - bears little resemblance to theExpand
Personal History: Martha Ballard, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and the Scholarly Guise in Early American Women’s Studies
A familiar with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s prizewinning study A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785– 1812 might be forgiven for taking the “two lives” she refers toExpand
Making Emends: Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Anne Bradstreet
This essay examines two versions of an essay by Adrienne Rich on Anne Bradstreet to argue that Rich's intervening relationship with Audre Lorde facilitated her development of a rhetorical technique IExpand
Resources for Teaching Early American Studies, Part I
With great pride and a significant debt to the labors and ingenuity of our editorial assistant for reviews, Kelsie Potter, we here introduce the first in a series of review sections discussing newExpand
How to Read an Early American Novel
  • Marion Rust
  • The Cambridge Companion to Early American…
  • 30 November 2021
What's Wrong with Charlotte Temple?
Rowson's late eighteenth-century best-selling novel, is fond of "lying softly down," and her timing is terrible. She faints into a chaise in Chichester; she crawls into the bed where her seducer, theExpand