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FB-52448-06
Maria Mitchell's Literary, Political, and Scientific Spheres
Renée Bergland, Simmons University

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Urania’s Inversion: Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, and the Strange History of Women Scientists in Nineteenth-Century America, (Article)
Title: Urania’s Inversion: Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, and the Strange History of Women Scientists in Nineteenth-Century America,
Author: Renee Bergland
Abstract: The essay examines Emily Dickinson's poem on Caroline Herschel and Herman Melville's poem on Maria Mitchell. It argues that in the mid nineteenth century, women astronomers became symbols of transgender identity.
Year: 2008
Primary URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/588428
Primary URL Description: JSTOR Link
Access Model: JSTOR
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Publisher: (University of Chicago) Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 34:1 (Autumn 2008) 75-100.


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