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Publications:
Last Laughs: Exploring Gender Difference with Women’s Humor

This paper discusses using American women’s humor in the classroom to explore the gender differences embedded in restrictive gender stereotypes and roles in American culture.

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On the "Great subject of Wimmen's Rites": American Cultural Transformation and the Humor of Marietta Holley

This paper addresses how the literary humor of Marietta Holley challenges prevailing 19th century myths of a "quintessential American" experience defined by masculine individualism and submissive, domestic “true womanhood.”

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Lurid Louisa or Angelic Alcott? Humor, Irony, and Identity in Louisa May Alcott’s Stories of the 1860s

This paper discusses how Louisa May Alcott's very different sentimental Civil War stories and sensational thrillers were united in a subtle message of reform of American women's rights and roles.

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