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The Gates Between By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844–1911) was an early... More > feminist American author and intellectual who challenged traditional Christian beliefs of the afterlife, challenged women's traditional roles in marriage and family, and advocated clothing reform for women.In 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, she published The Gates Ajar, which depicted the afterlife as a place replete with the comforts of domestic life and where families would be reunited—along with family pets—through eternity.In her 40s, Phelps broke convention again when she married a man 17 years her junior. Later in life she urged women to burn their corsets. Her later writing focused on feminine ideals and women's financial dependence on men in marriage. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Stuart_Phelps_Ward< Less
Songs of the Silent World, and Other Poems By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844–1911) was an early... More > feminist American author and intellectual who challenged traditional Christian beliefs of the afterlife, challenged women's traditional roles in marriage and family, and advocated clothing reform for women.In 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, she published The Gates Ajar, which depicted the afterlife as a place replete with the comforts of domestic life and where families would be reunited—along with family pets—through eternity.In her 40s, Phelps broke convention again when she married a man 17 years her junior. Later in life she urged women to burn their corsets. Her later writing focused on feminine ideals and women's financial dependence on men in marriage. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Stuart_Phelps_Ward< Less
Songs of the Silent World, and Other Poems By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844–1911) was an early... More > feminist American author and intellectual who challenged traditional Christian beliefs of the afterlife, challenged women's traditional roles in marriage and family, and advocated clothing reform for women.In 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, she published The Gates Ajar, which depicted the afterlife as a place replete with the comforts of domestic life and where families would be reunited—along with family pets—through eternity.In her 40s, Phelps broke convention again when she married a man 17 years her junior. Later in life she urged women to burn their corsets. Her later writing focused on feminine ideals and women's financial dependence on men in marriage. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Stuart_Phelps_Ward< Less
Avery By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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Avery Odelle Craven (August 12, 1885 near Ackworth, Iowa – January 21, 1980, Chesterton, Indiana) was a historian who specialized in the study of the nineteenth-century United States and the... More > American Civil War.Craven's parents were Quakers who left North Carolina because of slavery and racism. Craven graduated from Simpson College in 1908. He earned an M.A. from Harvard in 1914, where he was influenced by Frederick Jackson Turner. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1923, Studying with Marcus Jernegan as well as William E Dodd. He taught at Michigan State University and the University of Illinois; in 1927, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago, where he spent the rest of his career. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avery_Craven Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Confessions of a Wife By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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Night is wild and wet. It makes faces at me when I go to the window, like a big gargoyle; it has the dignity that belongs to ugliness and character. I 'm afraid I was born a heathen for beauty's... More > sake; for all the Christian there is in me —and that is scandalously little—is kept busy going into sackcloth and doing penance for my aesthetic sins. I have never loved any person who was not beautiful. But then I have never loved many people< Less
I Have Come to Show You Death: Scenes On Lesbians and Dying By Nineteenth-Century, New England Women Writers By Carolyn Gage
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A collection of one-act,dramatic adaptations of the writings of four 19th century, New England women writers, dealing with lesbian life partners and death, including writings by Sarah Orne Jewett,... More > Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Alice Brown, and Mary Wilkins Freeman< Less
I Have Come To Show You Death By Carolyn Gage
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Dramatic adaptations of the writings of four 19th century, New England women writers, dealing with lesbian life partners and death.Stories include "Two Friends" by Mary Wilkins Freeman,... More > "Since I Died" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, "There and Here" by Alice Brown, and a scene from Deephaven by Sarah Orne Jewett.< Less
I Have Come To Show You Death By Carolyn Gage
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Dramatic adaptations of the writings of four 19th century, New England women writers, dealing with lesbian life partners and death.Stories include "Two Friends" by Mary Wilkins Freeman,... More > "Since I Died" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, "There and Here" by Alice Brown, and a scene from Deephaven by Sarah Orne Jewett.< Less
A Republic Without a President, and Other Stories By Herbert D. (Herbert Dickinson) Ward
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Dickinson Ward (June 29, 1861 – June 27, 1932) was... More > an American author, born at Waltham, Massachusetts, son of William Hayes Ward. He graduated from Amherst College in 1884, and wrote extensively for newspapers and periodicals. Ward married Elizabeth Stuart Phelps on October 20, 1888. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Dickinson_Ward< Less
A Country Doctor By Sarah Orne Jewett
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A Country Doctor is a fiction novel by American author Sarah Orne Jewett. The book, which was first published in 1884, was based off of the relationship between Jewett and her physician father. The... More > main character of A Country Doctor, Nan, is a young woman that encounters much strife when she decides to go against the traditional values of the day and become a doctor. The work has been compared to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward's Doctor Zay, which also depicted a woman seeking a medical career in the late 1800s.< Less

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