Bowers, Toni

Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Century

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Century: Seduction and Sentiment
Toni Bowers, Tita Chico

Part I. Scandal and the Fate of Dreams

2. Adulterous Sentiments in Transatlantic Domestic Fiction, c. 1770–1805
Eve Tavor Bannet

3. Genuine Sentiments and Gendered Liberties: Migration and Marriage in Gilbert Imlay’s The Emigrants

Juliet Shields

4. “Heaven defend us from such fathers”: Perez Morton and the Politics of Seduction
Bryan Waterman

5. Charlotte: A Tale of Truth, A Premonition of American Revolutions
Michael Zuckerman

Part II. Acts of Belonging and Renunciation

6. “She Straightness on the Woods Bestows”: Protestant Sexuality and English Empire in Marvell’s “Upon Appleton House”
Melissa E. Sanchez

7. “Spare his life to save his soul”: Enthralled Lovers and Heathen Converts in “The Four Indian Kings Garland”
Laura M. Stevens

8. “O my ducats, O my daughter”: Seductions and Sentimental Conversions of Jewish Female Characters in the Early American Theater
Heather S. Nathans

9. Beware the Abandoned Woman: European Travelers, “Exceptional” Native Women, and Interracial Families in Early Modern Atlantic Travelogues
Carolyn Eastman

Part III. Bodies of Knowledge and Doubt

10. Bewitched: The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon and the Seduction of Sentiment
Jayne Elizabeth Lewis

11. The Boudoir in Philosophy, or Knowing Bodies in French Fiction
Thomas DiPiero

12. Seduction, Juvenile Death Literature, and Phillis Wheatley’s Child Elegies
Jennifer Thorn

13. Seduced by the Self: Susanna Rowson, Moral Sense Philosophy, and Evangelicalism
Gideon Mailer, Karen Collis

14. The Americanization of Gothic in Brockden Brown’s Wieland
George E. Haggerty

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Literary History

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