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Continuing Bonds With the Dead: Parental Grief and Nineteenth-Century American Authors

Harold K. Bush
Format
Book
Published
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2016]
Language
English
Variant Title
Parental grief and nineteenth-century American authors
Parental grief and 19th-century American authors
Series
Studies in American Literary Realism and Naturalism
ISBN
9780817319021, 0817319026, 9780817389543
Contents
  • Introduction: "continuing bonds" and nineteenth-century American authorship
  • Hatty's grief: Harriet Beecher Stowe and the death of Charley
  • Lincoln's grief: Willie, Antietam, and the "meditation on the divine will"
  • Howells's grief: Winny and the fur-lined overcoat
  • Mark Twain's grief: Susy, theodicy, and "systemless system"
  • Du Bois's grief: Burghardt and cultural trauma
  • Epilogue: "surrounded by a cloud of witnesses": recovering the bonds with the dead.
Description
xiii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and index.
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