TITLE

CHAPTER III: SUSAN WARNER'S THE WIDE, WIDE WORLD: BECOMING THE CHRISTIAN MODEL

AUTHOR(S)
Henning, Martha L.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions & Wil;1996, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter III of the book "Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions and Will in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women's Fiction" is presented. It comments on a reading of Susan Warner's novel, "The Wide, Wide World," against George Campbell's rhetorical theory. The characters and the story outline of the novel are described. Comments on the criticism of the themes and values contained in the novel are presented. A comparison of the views by Campbell and Warner on the nature of passion is detailed.
ACCESSION #
19326446

 

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