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Public Sentiments: Structures of Feeling in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. By Glenn Hendler.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Karen A. Weyler, Associate Professor (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: In Public Sentiments, Glenn Hendler joins other critics who have recently challenged and complicated two long-standing tenets about the exercise of nineteenth-century American sentiment: first, that sentiment was primarily the province of women writers and readers, and second, that sympathy was essentially a privatizing emotional exchange.

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Publication
South Atlantic Review (2002): 188-92.
Language: English
Date: 2002
Keywords
Book review, Nineteenth century literature, Gender