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American Quaker Romances (review)

Sue Friday
On Healers (August 2023)
The scholarly study American Quaker Romances: Building the Myth of the White Christian Nation examines a relatively small subgenre of novels characterized as American Christian historical romances. The thirty-nine novels included in this book met the criteria of presenting Quaker heroines and using Quakerism in their plots. [pullquote]The book illuminates ways that Quakers have been commodified to promote specific cultural values and ideas that might not be consistent with Quakerism.[/pullquote] Subscribe now for full access.
Quaker history Quaker image Carolina Fernández Rodríguez

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