This is his--this is my mystery: the common journal of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne, 1842-1843 / Marta Werner and Nicholas Lawrence -- Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and the "art" of conversation / Charlene Avallone -- Declaration and deference: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Mary Peabody Mann, and the complex rhetoric of mediation / Mark Vasquez -- At the crisis of our fate: Sophia Peabody Hawthorne's Civil War correspondence / Julie E. Hall -- Elizabeth Peabody on the "temperament of the colored classes": African Americans, progressive history, and education in a democratic system / Amy Earhart -- Like one happy family: Mary Peabody Mann's method for influencing reform / Deshae E. Lott -- Authorizing Sarah Winnemucca? Elizabeth Peabody and Mary Peabody Mann / Katharine Rodier -- Watery Angels: Sophia Peabody Hawthorne's artistic argument in Notes in England and Italy / Annamaria Formichella Elsden -- Should not these things be known? Mary Mann's Juanita and the limits of domesticity / Michaela B. Cooper -- Queen of all I surveyed: Sophia Peabody Hawthorne's "Cuba journal" and the imperial gaze / Pamela Lee -- Against the Cuba guide: the "Cuba journal," Juanita, and travel writing / Rodrigo Lazo -- Elizabeth Palmer Peabody's problematic feminism and the feminization of transcendentalism / Monika M. Elbert -- Transcendentalism for children: Mary Peabody Mann's The flower people / Patricia M. Ard -- Elizabeth Peabody and the fate of transcendentalism / Bruce A. Ronda -- Epilogue: the Peabody sisters as sisters / Megan Marshall.
Monika Elbert is professor of English at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. Julie Hall is associate professor of English at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Katharine Rodier is professor of English at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.