Amy Schrager Lang

WSRP Research Associate 1985-1986

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.

Publications