- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Scandal and the Fate of Dreams -- 1.Adulterous Sentiments in Transatlantic Domestic Fiction, c. 1770-1805 / Eve Tavor Bannet -- 2.Genuine Sentiments and Gendered Liberties: Migration and Marriage in Gilbert Imlay's The Emigrants / Juliet Shields -- 3."Heaven defend us from such fathers": Perez Morton and the Politics of Seduction / Bryan Waterman -- 4.Charlotte: A Tale of Truth, A Premonition of American Revolutions / Michael Zuckerman -- pt. II Acts of Belonging and Renunciation -- 5."She Straightness on the Woods Bestows": Protestant Sexuality and English Empire in Marvell's "Upon Appleton House" / Melissa E. Sanchez -- 6."Spare his life to save his soul": Enthralled Lovers and Heathen Converts in "The Four Indian Kings Garland" / Laura M. Stevens -- 7."O my ducats, O my daughter": Seductions and Sentimental Conversions of Jewish Female Characters in the Early American Theater / Heather S. Nathans -- 8.Beware the Abandoned Woman: European Travelers, "Exceptional" Native Women, and Interracial Families in Early Modern Atlantic Travelogues / Carolyn Eastman -- pt. III Bodies of Knowledge and Doubt -- 9.Bewitched: The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon and the Seduction of Sentiment / Jayne Elizabeth Lewis -- 10.The Boudoir in Philosophy, or Knowing Bodies in French Fiction / Thomas DiPiero -- 11.Seduction, Juvenile Death Literature, and Phillis Wheatley's Child Elegies / Jennifer Thorn -- 12.Seduced by the Self: Susanna Rowson, Moral Sense Philosophy, and Evangelicalism / Karen Collis -- 13.The Americanization of Gothic in Brockden Brown's Wieland / George E. Haggerty.
- "Innovative and multidisciplinary, this collection of essays marks out the future of Atlantic Studies, making visible the emphases and purposes now emerging within this vital comparative field. The contributors model new ways to understand the unexpected roles that seduction stories and sentimental narratives played for readers struggling to understand and negotiate previously unimagined manifestations of difference between and among people, institutions, and ideas"--
- 9780230108677 (hardback)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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