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Defying Civility: Female Writers and Educators in Nineteenth-Century America By Tess Evans
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This work's subject matter consists of nineteenth-century female writers and educators who changed the definition of a civil woman.
Defying Civility: Female Writers and Educators in Nineteenth-Century America By Tess Evans
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This work is a study about northern women who lived during the Civil War and defied what it meant to be a civil woman.
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
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature By Arthur Bartlett Maurice
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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: Frederic Taber Cooper Ph.D. (May 27, 1864 – May 20, 1937)... More > was an American editor and writer.Cooper was born in New York City, graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and obtained an LL.B. from Columbia University in 1887.On November 29, 1887, he married Edith Redfield in New York. Edith's father Amasa A. Redfield was a New York attorney and author.In 1888, he was admitted to the New York Bar, but promptly abandoned the practice of law. Returning to Columbia, he obtained an A.M. in 1891, serving as an associate instructor of Latin until 1894. Excerpt from:< Less
Christian Sects in the Nineteenth Century (Illustrated) By Caroline Frances Cornwallis
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“The following letters grew out of a conversation between one of the editors of the “Small Books,” and a lady of his acquaintance; and as there are probably many who have felt the... More > want of the information they contain, it has been thought that by publishing them in a collected form they may be useful. The views of the writer are sufficiently explained in the letters themselves. All lament the small sum of Christian charity to be found among religionists in general, but few when they begin to write have kept clear of a severity of comment which but prolongs differences. The writer, himself a member of the Church of England, is anxious to show that it is possible to be attached p. vito one persuasion without imputing either folly or ill intention to others; and it is with a view of promoting the loving fellowship of all whom God disdains not to create and support, that this slight sketch is given to the world.”< Less
Wordy Women Writers By Stephanie Brzezinski
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This is a collection of excerpts from longer works written by women during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Included in the collection are twelve women writers who have contributed greatly... More > to American literature. We can learn a lot from them. The writers found within the book are: Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Louisa May Alcott, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Willa Cather, Mary Shelley, Virginia Woolf, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Harriet Martineau, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Mary Roberts Rinehart.< Less
A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) By George Saintsbury
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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: George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (/ˈseɪntsbəri/;... More > 23 October 1845 – 28 January 1933), was an English writer, literary historian, scholar, critic and wine connoisseur.Born in Lottery Hall, Southampton, he was educated at King's College School, London, and at Merton College, Oxford where he achieved a first class BA degree in Classical Mods, (1865), and a second class in literae humaniores (1867). He left Oxford in 1868 having failed to obtain a fellowship, and briefly became a master at the Manchester Grammar School before spending six years in Guernsey as senior classical master of Elizabeth College, where he began his literary career by submitting his first reviews to The Academy. Excerpt from:< Less
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In recent years, historical archaeologists have turned their attention to the histories of individuals who remained history-less. Individuals such as women, minorities, and lower classes have been... More > neglected in the historical record. Archaeology also has undertaken studies of the poor to provide insight into the lives of these individuals in the past This work illustrates the lives of Irish women in both Ireland and America in the nineteenth century through the lens of archaeology. Using archaeological, historical, and literary evidence, this work examines the roles of Irish women during this period and how that has changed due to various economic and social forces.< Less
Skulls, Brains, and Memorial Culture: On Cerebral Biographies of Scientists in the Nineteenth Century By Welthy Garges
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In this paper I will argue that the scientific investigation of skulls and brains of geniuses went hand in hand with hagiographical celebrations of scientists. My analysis starts with lateeighteenth... More > century anatomists and anthropologists who highlighted quantitative parameters such as the size and weight of the brain in order to explain intellectual differences between women and men and Europeans and non-Europeans, geniuses and ordinary persons.< Less
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War.... More > Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have become a part of this remarkable family and have felt the deep sadness when Meg leaves the circle of sisters to be married at the end of Part I. Part II, chronicles Meg's joys and mishaps as a young wife and mother, Jo's struggle to become a writer, Beth's tragedy, and Amy's artistic pursuits and unexpected romance. Based on Louise May Alcott's childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.< Less

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Genius Matters Genius Matters By Angela Maiers
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