Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter One: The American Woman Movement Meets the Disingenuous Orator: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Pink and White Tyranny Chapter 3 Chapter Two: Pink and White Tyranny and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Ambivalent Views on Authorship Chapter 4 Chapter Three: The Wild and Distracted Call for Proof: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Lady Byron Vindicated and the Rise of Professional Realism Chapter 5 Chapter Four: Gendering Gilded Age Periodical Professionalism: Reading Harriet Beecher Stowe's Hearth and Home Prescriptions for Women's Writing Chapter 6 Chapter Five: The Least Drop of Oil : Locating Narrative Authority in Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Minister's Wooing Chapter 7 Chapter Six: Kitchen Hierarchies: Negotiations of American Nationhood in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Oldtown Folks Chapter 8 Chapter Seven: New England Tempests? Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Minister's Wooing and The Pearl of Orr's Island Chapter 9 Chapter Eight: Ecstasy in Excess: Mysticism, Hysteria, and Masculinity in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred Chapter 10 Chapter Nine: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Marianettes: Reconstruction of Womanhood in The Minister's Wooing and Agnes of Sorrento Chapter 11 Chapter Ten: Mapping the Environmental Ethical Dimension in Harriett Beecher Stowe's New England Novels Chapter 12 Chapter Eleven: To Market! Consuming Women in Harriett Beecher Stowe's My Wife and I and We and Our Neighbors Chapter 13 Notes on Contributors Chapter 14 Index
Sylvia Mayer is chair of American studies and Anglophone literatures and cultures at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Monika Mueller is senior lecturer of American literature and culture at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.