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"A mother is, next to God, all powerful," The Public Ledger asserted in 1850. Looking at complex representations of maternity in sentimental fiction, in texts treating the problem of slavery, and in selected canonical literature, Stephanie A. Smith traces the career of an ideology of sanctified maternity in antebellum American culture.
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Book Description Cornell Univ Pr, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801429242
Book Description Cornell Univ Pr, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. First. Seller Inventory # DADAX0801429242