The Puritan origins of American sex : religion, sexuality, and national identity in American literature / Tracy Fessenden, Nicholas F. Radel, and Magdalena J. Zaborowska, editors.
Contributor(s): Fessenden, Tracy | Radel, Nicholas F | Zaborowska, Magdalena J.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2001Description: xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415926394 (hc : alk. paper); 0415926408 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism | Sex in literature | Christianity and literature -- United States -- History | National characteristics, American, in literature | Puritan movements in literature | Puritans -- United States | Religion and literature
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : The Puritan origins of American sex / Tracy Fessenden, Nicholas F. Radel, and Magdalena J. Zaborowska -- Wigglesworth, Mather, Starr : witch-hunts and general wickedness in public / Ed Ingebretsen -- A Sodom within : historicizing Puritan homoerotics in the diary of Michael Wigglesworth / Nicholas F. Radel -- "Remember me" : the wonders of an invisible world--sex, patriarchy, and paranoia in early America / Boris Vejdovsky -- Uncleanliness is next to godliness : sexuality, salvation, and the early American woman's execution narrative / Jodi Schorb -- The Puritan eyeball, or, sexing the transcendent / Renée L. Bergland -- Ejaculating tongues : Poe, Mather, and the Jewish penis / Gustavus Stadler -- Now you shall see how a slave was made a man : gendering Frederick Douglass's struggles with Christianity / Darryl Dickson-Carr -- Enslaving passions : white male sexuality and the evasion of race / Russ Castronovo -- The other woman's sphere : nuns, prostitutes, and the medicalization of middle-class domesticity / Tracy Fessenden -- Christian maidens and heathen monks : oratorical seduction at the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions / Carrie Tirado Bramen -- Americanization of a "queer fellow" : performing Jewishness and sexuality in Abraham Cahan's The rise of David Levinsky, with a footnote on the (Monica) Lewinsky'ed nation / Magdalena J. Zaborowska -- Desert of the heart : Jane Rule's Puritan outing / Margaret Soenser Breen -- Sinners in the hands of an angry Gardner / Robert A. Morace -- "Down here in paradise" : Toni Morrison's Americas / Judith Wilt.