Volume 25, Number 1, 2008

Table of Contents

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Editor's Note

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

pp. ix-x
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Captivity, Freedom, and the New World Convent: The Spiritual Autobiography of Marie de l’Incarnation Guyart

pp. 1-22
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“Married or Single?”: Catharine Maria Sedgwick on Old Maids, Wives, and Marriage

pp. 23-40
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“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
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Orientalism and Sympathy in Maria Susanna Cummins’s El Fureidîs

pp. 62-82
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Leaving the Good Mother: Frances E. W. Harper, Lydia Maria Child, and the Literary Politics of Reconstruction

pp. 83-104
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Renovating The American Woman’s Home: American Domesticity in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

pp. 105-127
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Legacy Profile

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

pp. 128-140
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Excerpt from the Writings of Beatrix Farrand

p. 141
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Mary Jane Holmes (1825–1907)

pp. 142-150
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Legacy Reprint

Introduction to “Adam Floyd”

pp. 151-154
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Excerpt from “Adam Floyd” (1892)

pp. 155-161
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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
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Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature (review)

pp. 164-166
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Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe’s Circle (review)

pp. 166-168
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The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky: The Writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (review)

pp. 168-169
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Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing (review)

pp. 170-171
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The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (review)

pp. 171-173
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Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture (review)

pp. 174-175
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Reading Women: Literary Figures and Cultural Icons from the Victorian Age to the Present (review)

pp. 175-177
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Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West (review)

pp. 177-179
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Kindred Hands: Letters on Writing by British and American Women Authors, 1865–1935 (review)

pp. 179-181
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“The Woman’s Building Library of the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893” (review)

pp. 181-183
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pp. 184-192
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