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Transatlantic Conversations
Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Encounters with Italy and the Atlantic World
Beth L. Lueck, ed.; Sirpa Salenius, ed.; Nancy Lusignan Schultz, ed.

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

Acknowledgments
• Introduction: Women Conversing on Culture, Society, and Politics—Beth L. Lueck, Sirpa Salenius, and Nancy Lusignan Schultz
• PART 1. REPORTS ON THE RISORGIMENTO
• “My Readers Will Thank Me”: J.-C. L. Simonde de Sismondi, Civil Liberty, and Transatlantic Sympathy in Catharine Sedgwick’s
Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home (1841)—Lucinda L. Damon-Bach
Margaret Fuller’s Transatlantic Vistas: Newspapers and Nation Building—Sonia Di Loreto
Margaret Fuller and Giuseppe Mazzini: Between Faith and Fate—Gigliola Sacerdoti Mariani
Margaret Fuller’s Transatlantic Journey as a Model for Intercultural Development—Mariarosa Mettifogo
PART 2. TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGES WITH ITALIAN CULTURE
• Margaret Fuller’s “Raphael’s Deposition from the Cross” and the
Tribune Letters: The Mater Dolorosa’s Tripartite Rites of Passage—Joan R. Wry
Veins Full of Fire: Margaret Fuller’s Symbols of Social Transformation—Jeffrey Steele
Pulling Strings: The Transatlantic Influence of Marionettes on American Women Writers—Debra J. Rosenthal
Among the Prophets: Harriet Beecher Stowe and George Eliot in Italy—Rita Bode
“A Country of Whose Language I Knew Not a Word”: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in and on Italy—Denise D. Knight
PART 3. ENCOUNTERS WITH THE ATLANTIC WORLD
• Elizabeth Peabody, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and the Transatlantic Homeopathic Politics of Reform—
Cécile Roudeau
Joseph Sturge, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and the Free-Labor Movement—R. J. Ellis
Heaven and Manufacturing: Political Dissent in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s Foothold in Britain—Stephanie Palmer
Bahama Triangle: Europe, America, and the Bahamas in Hart’s Letters from the Bahama Islands, written in 1823–4Elizabeth T. Kenney
• Crossing the White Atlantic as a Woman Artist—
Shirley Samuels
Transatlantic Perspectives in the Fiction of E. D. E. N. Southworth: People and Places—Joyce W. Warren
“Spinsters for Ever!”: Girls Abroad in Louisa May Alcott’s Travelogues—Daniela Daniele
Edward Lear’s American “Sister”: The Nonsense Poetry of Laura E. Richards Reconsidered—Etti Gordon Ginzburg
• Contributors
• Index

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