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The unique and powerful voice of an extraordinary nineteenth-century woman poet
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 140 x 218 x 22mm | 399.17g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252072812
  • 9780252072819

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"Setting a new standard for the recovery of forgotten authors, Paula Bennett has restored to us a major poet in Sarah Piatt, whose astringent, polyvocal, haunting work will be read alongside that of Whitman and Dickinson. Palace_Burner will quickly become a touchstone in scholars' ongoing reevaluation of the relationship between politics and aesthetics in nineteenth-century American literature and will transform our understanding of sentimentalism in American poetry." Karen L. Kilcup, editor of Nineteenth_Century American Women Writers: A Critical Reader
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About Sarah Piatt

Paula Bernat Bennett is a professor of English at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She is the author of Poets in the Public Sphere: The Emancipatory Project of American Women's Poetry, 1800-1900, and other books.
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