Amy Schrager Lang

Amy Schrager Lang

WSRP Research Associate 1985–86

Home institution

Emory University

Research project

Invisible Witness, Visible Saint: Women, the Spirit, and the Law in American Fictions

This study traces the literary history of the 'American Jezebel,' a figure of female lawlessness, from the cautionary tales of the seventeenth century Anne Hutchinson through Stowe's recreation of her as sentimental heroine.


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