The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories


  1. ^ Nineteenth-century Literature −2005 Volume 60 p 374 ""The Queen's Twin" is the title of Jewett's most unusual section in her masterpiece, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and the moniker refers to Mis' Abby Martin, a Maine woman who is convinced that she and Queen Victoria are twins, despite ..."
  2. ^ Valerie Rohy Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality 2009 -p 58 "“The Queen's Twin” is thus a meditation on various forms of anachronism, in which Abby's feeling for the queen appears as a form of national nostalgia, a fall back to the United States' English affiliation, and a sign of sexual regression to an ..."
  3. ^ Charmion Gustke Recognition, Resistance and Empire in the Frontier Fiction 2008 p.49 "Examining the ways in which ideals of empire are employed to camouflage the struggles of poverty and the isolation of rural life, “The Queen's Twin” is the story of the narrator's introduction to Abby Martin. "

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