Monumental Anxieties: Homoerotic Desire and Feminine Influence in 19th Century U.S. Literature

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INDEX
Abelove, Henry, 246n37
Abraham, Karl, 246n36
absence, in Freud, 204-205
advice books, in the 19th century, 49
aestheticism and degeneration, 242n21
Aldrich, Robert, 89
Allan, John, 66, 225n4
ambiguity, sex/gender, in Fitzgerald, 201-202
ambition, and Poe, 66, 225n5
Anderson, Quentin, 141
androgyny, 67, 73, 217-218n58
" Anna O." [pseud.], 207
anxiety: authorial, in James, 144; cultural, 3, 237n1; over homoerotic desire, in James, 90; over miscegenation, 245-246n31; about perversion, 127-128
appropriation of the feminine, 67, 75; in Fitzgerald, 200; in Freud, 207; in Hawthorne, 58; in Poe, 73
Armstrong, Nancy, 217n58
art: and femininity, 26; in James, 30- 31; vs. mass culture, 22
Auerbach, Jonathan, 217n52, 237n3
authenticity: in Crane, 175, in Fitzgerald, 204
author, 216-217n51, self-making, 1-4; and writer, 31
authorial identity, in Poe, 226n8
authoring, ideal, in Hawthorne, 63
authority: and authorship, 29, 83-84, 216-217n51; consolidation of, 148; creation of, in James, 148; crisis of, 215n42; failed, 141; in heterosexual narratives, 144; intellectual, in Sinclair, 165; for James, 87, 148; in James, The Ambassadors, 121, 124, 234n 18; in James, The American, 94, 121, 234n 18; in James, Roderick Hudson, 87, 94; literary, in James, 5, 94; paternal, 141; in Poe, 67; for Sinclair, 166; in U.S. literature, 216n50. See also cultural authority; feminine authority; masculine authority; narrative authority
authors. See men writers; women writers; writers and publishers
authorship, 1-2; construction of, 192; desire for, 22-23, in Hawthorne, 37-40; in James, 127, 130; and masculinity, 130; for Sinclair, 165. See also writing
Bachofen, Johann Jakob, Das Mutterrecht, 208
Banta, Martha, 231nn11, 16
Barthes, Roland, 25, 217n54
Baym, Nina, 18, 57, 211nn1, 2
beauty, and masculine power, 148
Beecher, Henry Ward, Addresses to Young Men, 10-11
Beer, Thomas175. 239n2, 240nn5, 6, 8
Benfey, Christopher, 240n9, 242n26
Benstock, Shari, 244n19
Berlant, Lauren, 220n5, 224-225n42, 225n44

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