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The Action-Adventure Heroine: Rediscovering an American Literary Character, 1697-1895

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The Action-Adventure Heroine: Rediscovering an American Literary Character, 1697-1895 - Smith, Sandra Wilson
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"his book probes the action-adventure heroine character in eighteenth and nineteenth-century American literature. Smith analyzes captivity narratives, war narratives, stories of manifest destiny, dime novels, and tales of seduction to reveal a long literary history of female heroes who step into more male-associated roles to win the day. Along the way, Smith examines such authors as Herman Mann, Emerson Bennett, Catherine Maria Sedgewick, Mercy Otis Warren, and Eden Southworth, among others"--

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The Action-Adventure Heroine: Rediscovering an American Literary Character, 1697-1895 2020, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781621905806

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The Action-Adventure Heroine: Rediscovering an American Literary Character, 1697-1895 2018, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781621904090

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