Reinventing the Peabody Sisters

Reinventing the Peabody Sisters

eBook - 2006
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Whether in the public realm as political activists, artists, teachers, biographers, editors, and writers or in the more traditional role of domestic, nurturing women, Elizabeth Peabody, Mary Peabody Mann, and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne subverted rigid nineteenth-century definitions of women's limited realm of influence. Reinventing the Peabody Sisters seeks to redefine this dynamic trio's relationship to the literary and political movements of the mid nineteenth century. Previous scholarship has romanticized, vilified, or altogether erased their influences and literary productions or viewed the.
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, Ă2006
ISBN: 9781587297175
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 271 pages)


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