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Category Archives: National Literatures

  1. Predestination Paradox–Wigglesworth’s Day of Doom February 4, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  2. Eternal Gloom First?–Wigglesworth’s “Short Discourse on Eternity” February 2, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  3. Cleaning the Unclean; Clearing the Unclear–Edward Taylor February 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Puritan.

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  4. The Proverbs Daughter–Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette January 31, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Neo-Classicism.

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  5. Another Flavor of Utopia–Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland January 29, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  6. Soul as City–Bunyan’s The Holy War January 29, 2014

    Posted in English Literature, Restoration.

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  7. The Wisdom of the Wise–Oliver Wendell Holmes’ Elsie Venner January 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  8. Weir Mitchell Meets George Washington and Nearly Everyone Else January 1, 2014

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  9. A Feminist Romance Novel–Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Diantha December 31, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  10. May the Circle Be Broken–David Eggers’ The Circle November 20, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  11. No Rest for this Thief–Weir Mitchell’s Francois November 15, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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  12. Fairy Land is Confusing–George MacDonald and Phantastes November 12, 2013

    Posted in English Literature, Victorian.

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  13. Do You Get It?–“The African Chief” of William Cullen Bryant November 11, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Romanticism.

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  14. Chasing Mirages in the Desert–David Eggers and A Hologram for the King November 8, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  15. Everyone Has Clutter–Alice Munro’s “Family Furnishings” October 11, 2013

    Posted in Canadian Literature, Contemporary.

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  16. The Altruist’s Dilemma–Howells’ A Traveler from Altruria October 2, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  17. Is Silas Lapham a Farmer?–The Rise of Silas Lapham October 2, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  18. Blame the Victim: Stephen Crane’s Maggie October 1, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  19. A Guide for Prophets: Dickinson’s “Tell all the Truth” September 12, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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  20. Possibilities Ignored–Emily Dickinson’s “I dwell in Possibility” September 9, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Victorian.

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  21. He Doth Protest Too Much–Hamlin Garland’s Fiction August 27, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  22. A Celestial Time in the City of Destruction: Hugh Nissenson’s The Pilgrim June 20, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Contemporary.

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  23. The Dog Whisperer: Jack London’s The Call of the Wild June 17, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Naturalism.

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  24. Technicolor’s False Promise: L. Frank Baum and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz June 3, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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  25. O. Henry’s Sadder Sibling: The Short Stories of Bret Harte May 24, 2013

    Posted in American Literature, Realism.

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