Chapter 3. The Sentimental and Domestic Traditions, 1865–1900

  1. Robert Paul Lamb and
  2. G. R. Thompson
  1. Gregg Camfield

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch4

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

How to Cite

Camfield, G. (2007) The Sentimental and Domestic Traditions, 1865–1900, in A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914 (eds R. P. Lamb and G. R. Thompson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100649

Online ISBN: 9780470996829

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Keywords:

  • sentimental traditions;
  • domestic traditions;
  • realism;
  • sentimental politics;
  • sentimental religion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Realism

  • Sentimental Politics, Sentimental Religion

  • Social Class

  • Childhood and Domesticity

  • Nostalgia

  • Humor