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Nook Farm

Mark Twain’s Hartford Circle

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674730755

Publication Date: 01/01/1950

288 pages


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  • Acknowledgment
  • 1. The Colonization of Nook Farm, 1851–1871
    • The Cast of Characters
    • Charles Dudley Warner
    • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Joseph Hopkins Twichell
    • Mark Twain
  • 2. The Varieties of Religious Experience, 1871–1891
    • Liberal Congregationalism: Horace Bushnell
    • The Religion of Love: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • The Religion of Love: Henry Ward Beecher
    • Clerical Triumvirate: Burton, Parser, and Twichell
    • Spiritualism: Isabella Beecher Hooker
    • Spiritualism: The Warners, the Stowes, and Mark Twain
    • The Rejection of Christianity: Mark Twain
  • 3. The Varieties of Secular Experience, 1871–1891
    • Everyday Life in Family and Neighborhood
    • Rest and Recreation
    • Nook Farm and Hartford Society
    • Group Intellectual Life
    • The Ideal of Conduct
  • 4. Ideas of America, 1871–1891
    • Ideas of Politics
    • Ideas of Business
    • Ideas of Humanity
    • Ideas of Feminism and Reform
  • 5. Literature in Hartford, 1871–1891
    • Hartford as a Literary Community
    • The Professionalism of the Nook Farm Writers
    • The Nook Farm Writers as Commentators on Contemporary Society
    • The Nook Farm Writers and the Genteel Tradition
    • The Nook Farm Writers: Nostalgic Recollection and Literary Greatness
  • 6. The Dissolution of Nook Farm, 1891–1918
    • The Death of Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • The Last Years of John and Isabella Beecher Hooker
    • Charles Dudley Warner: The Last Decade
    • Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell
  • Appendix: A Boy’s Adventure
  • Notes
  • Bibliography

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