Fanny Fern: A Social Critic in Nineteenth-Century America

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This dissertation explores Fanny Fern's literary position and her role as a social critic of American lives and attitudes in the nineteenth-century. A reexamination of Fern's literary and non-literary works sheds light on her firm stand for the betterment of all mankind. The diversity and multiplicity of Fern's social criticism and her social reform attitudes, evident in Ruth Hall. Rose Clark, and in voluminous newspaper articles, not only prove her concern for society's well-being, but also reflect her development of and commitment to her writing career.

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Tongra-ar, Rapin August 1995.

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This dissertation explores Fanny Fern's literary position and her role as a social critic of American lives and attitudes in the nineteenth-century. A reexamination of Fern's literary and non-literary works sheds light on her firm stand for the betterment of all mankind. The diversity and multiplicity of Fern's social criticism and her social reform attitudes, evident in Ruth Hall. Rose Clark, and in voluminous newspaper articles, not only prove her concern for society's well-being, but also reflect her development of and commitment to her writing career.

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Tongra-ar, Rapin. Fanny Fern: A Social Critic in Nineteenth-Century America, dissertation, August 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278370/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .