Legacy Volume 34, No. 2

Volume 34, No. 2 2017

Editor’s Note

Susan Tomlinson, University of Massachusetts Boston


Hidden in Plain Sight: Uncovering the Career of Lucretia Howe Newman Coleman

Jennifer Harris, University of Waterloo

Word Become Flesh: Literacy, Anti-Literacy, and Illiteracy in Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Faye Halpern, University of Calgary

States of Innocence: Harriet Beecher Stowe, London Needlewomen and the New England Novel

Gretchen Murphy, University of Texas at Austin

Creating a “Democratic Neighborhood” Through Poetic Exchange: Lucy Larcom’s An Idyl of Work

Robin Rudy Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The Girl Reporter in Fact and Fiction: Miriam Michelson’s New Women and Periodical Culture in the Progressive Era

Lori Harrison-Kahan, Boston College, and Karen Skinazi, University of Birmingham

The Milpitas Maiden: A Story of Some Women’s Rights and Others Sufferance

Miriam Michelson

The Real New Woman: Miriam Michelson Likens Her to a Pleasant Dream, Not a Nightmare

Miriam Michelson

The Bildung of a Reformer: Mary Livermore’s Poetic Involvement in the Anti-Gallows Campaign of the 1840s

Birte Christ, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Orrin de Wolf

Mary Livermore

The Conqueror and the Murderer

Mary Livermore


Consuming Dickinson

Alexandra Socarides, University of Missouri

Memorable Days: The Emilie Davis Diaries, by Judith Giesberg

Desiree Henderson, University of Texas Arlington

Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, by Jessica DeSpain et. al.

Brenda Glascott, CSU San Bernardino

Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism, by Bryce Traister

Ashley Reed, Virginia Tech

Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863-1870, by Daneen Wardrop

Thomas Lawrence Long, University of Connecticut

Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism, by J. Samaine Lockwood

Travis M. Foster, Villanova University

Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton, by Mary Chapman

Hsuan L. Hsu, University of California at Davis