Prescriptive literature and courtship ritual in the upper South, 1800-1855

Author:
Fritschle, Elizabeth Ann, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Kett, Joseph, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper uses examples of young women's experiences during 1800-1855 in the Upper South to analyze courtship rituals.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
19th century, History and criticism, Didactic literature, American, Southern States, Courtship, American literature, Courtship in literature
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1986/08