American women of letters and the nineteenth-century sciences : styles of affiliation / Nina Baym

Author(s): Baym, Nina
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Subjects: American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Literature and science--United States--History--19th century
Women and literature--United States--History--19th century
American literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Women in science--United States--History--19th century
Science--United States--History--19th century
Women scientists--United States
Science in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2002
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Print and Women's Scientific Affiliations 1
2. Almira Phelps and the Discipline of Botany 18
3. Sarah Hale and the Circulation of Science 36
4. Catharine Esther Beecher and the Sciences of Home 54
5. Susan Fenimore Cooper and Ladies' Science 73
6. Elizabeth Cary Agassiz and Heroic Science 91
7. Testing Scientific Limits: Emma Willard and Maria Mitchell 113
8. Emily Dickinson and Scientific Skepticism 133
9. The Sciences in Women's Novels 152
10. Women of Letters and Medical Science 174
11. Spiritual Science 196
Notes 211
Works Cited 231
Index 255
Notes: LCCN: 2001019805
ISBN: 0813529840 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813529859 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-253) and index
Physical Description: x, 265 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 46685174
ISBN/ISSN: 0813529840
0813529859

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