TITLE

CHAPTER V: ANN S. STEPHENS'S MARY DERWENT: FROM THE FOLD TO THE INDIVIDUAL

AUTHOR(S)
Henning, Martha L.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions & Wil;1996, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter V of the book "Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions and Will in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women's Fiction" is presented. It presents a criticism and interpretation of the novel "Mary Derwent," by Ann S. Stephens in comparison with the literary works by U.S. women authors in the 19th century. A career background of Stephens is presented. Criticism on Stephens' narrative style, and on events and characters of the story is presented. It also includes comments on Stephens' biblical references and allusions.
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19326448

 

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