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The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
Topic: Cult of Domesticity
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
Resource Menu: Cult of Domesticity
Text 1. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Text 2. Caroline Gilman
Text 3. Catharine E. Beecher
Text 4. Harriet Jacobs
Text 5. Fanny Fern
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Text 6. Godey's Lady's Book
Text 7. Rev. Theodore Parker
Text 8. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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5.  Fanny Fern (Sara Payton Willis Parton), Fern Leaves from Fanny's Portfolio, 1853

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Fanny Fern

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Voices from 19th-Century America
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Another partial collection of Fern Leaves, with biographical information, from Stephen Railton and the University of Virginia

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