Seduction's Offspring: Resisting Sentimental Violence from Wilson to Wells
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This essay argues that tensions in sentimentalism proved generative for nineteenth-century African American women writers who rethink familiar portraits ofthe shift from the seduction plot to domestic fiction.
Sillin, Sarah. “Seduction’s Offspring: Resisting Sentimental Violence from Wilson to Wells.” African American Review, vol. 52, no. 3, 2019, pp. 277–92. doi:10.1353/afa.2019.0045.
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