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Blauvelt, Martha Tomhave

The Work of the Heart

Young Women and Emotion, 1780–1830 Martha Tomhave Blauvelt

How did young American women construct and express their emotions between 1780 and 1830? Before Oprah and therapy, how did they reconcile society’s demanding and often contradictory expectations? In The Work of the Heart: Young Women and Emotion, 1780-1830, Martha Tomhave Blauvelt looks to... More