"Feed My Poor Famished Heart": Constructing Womanhood through Consumer Practices
Papazian, Gretchen, Department of English Language and Literature
University of Rhode Island
Originally published in ATQ, Volume 21, No. 2, June 2007. Reprinted by permission of The University of Rhode Island. This material is copyrighted and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without the permission of the copyright owner.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Food in literature; Women consumers -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Warner, Susan, 1819-1885; Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909; Fern, Fanny, 1811-1872;
Essay about the role of food in 19th century popular fiction for women. Discusses works by Susan Warner, Augusta Evans, and Fanny Fern.
Papazian, Gretchen. "'Feed My Poor Famished Heart': Constructing Womanhood through Consumer Practices." ATQ. 21.2 (June 2007): 127-143.