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  Volume 25, Number 1, 2008

Table of Contents

From: Legacy

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Editor's Note

p. ix

Corrections: For the Record: Legacy 24, No. 2 (2007)

pp. ix-x

Captivity, Freedom, and the New World Convent: The Spiritual Autobiography of Marie de l’Incarnation Guyart

pp. 1-22

“Married or Single?”: Catharine Maria Sedgwick on Old Maids, Wives, and Marriage

pp. 23-40

“I put my fingers around my throat and squeezed it, to know how it feels”: Antigallows Sentimentalism and E. D. E. N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand

pp. 41-61

Orientalism and Sympathy in Maria Susanna Cummins’s El Fureidîs

pp. 62-82

Leaving the Good Mother: Frances E. W. Harper, Lydia Maria Child, and the Literary Politics of Reconstruction

pp. 83-104

Renovating The American Woman’s Home: American Domesticity in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

pp. 105-127

Legacy Profile

Introducing the Life and Work of Beatrix Farrand, Landscape Gardener and Writer (1872–1959)

pp. 128-140

Excerpt from the Writings of Beatrix Farrand

p. 141

Mary Jane Holmes (1825–1907)

pp. 142-150

Legacy Reprint

Introduction to “Adam Floyd”

pp. 151-154

Excerpt from “Adam Floyd” (1892)

pp. 155-161

Book Reviews

Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic, and: Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South (review)

pp. 162-164

Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature (review)

pp. 164-166

Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe’s Circle (review)

pp. 166-168

The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky: The Writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (review)

pp. 168-169

Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing (review)

pp. 170-171

The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (review)

pp. 171-173

Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture (review)

pp. 174-175

Reading Women: Literary Figures and Cultural Icons from the Victorian Age to the Present (review)

pp. 175-177

Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West (review)

pp. 177-179

Kindred Hands: Letters on Writing by British and American Women Authors, 1865–1935 (review)

pp. 179-181

“The Woman’s Building Library of the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893” (review)

pp. 181-183

Legacy Bookshelf

Legacy Bookshelf

pp. 184-192

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