Roads to Rome

  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  INTRODUCTION

 collapse section1  HISTORY:  THE NEW AND OLD WORLDS
 One  Protestant Meditations on History and "Popery"
 Two  "The Moral Map of the World"  American Tourists and Underground Rome
 expand sectionThree  The American Terrain of W. H. Prescott and Francis Parkman
 Coda to Part 1

 collapse section2  AMERICAN PROTESTANTISM AND ITS CAPTIVITIES
 Four  Rome and Her Indians
 Five  Nativism and Its Enslavements
 Six  Sentimental Capture  The Cruel Convent and Family Love
 Seven  Two "Escaped Nuns"  Rebecca Reed and Maria Monk
 Eight  The Inquisitional Enclosures of Poe and Melville
 Nine  Competing Interiors  The Church and Its Protestant Voyeurs

 collapse section3  CONVERSION AND ITS FICTIONS
 Ten  The "Attraction of Repulsion"
 Eleven  The Protestant Minister and His Priestly Influence
 Twelve  The Bodily Gaze of Protestantism
 Thirteen  The Hawthornian Confessional
 Coda to Part 3

 collapse section4  FOUR CONVERTS
 Fourteen  Elizabeth Seton: The Sacred Workings of Contagion
 Fifteen  Sophia Ripley: Rewriting the Stony Heart
 Sixteen  Isaac Hecker: The Form of the Missionary Body
 Seventeen  Orestes Brownson:  The Return to Conspiracy
 Conclusion:  "Heaps of Human Bones"

 expand sectionNotes
  SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 expand sectionINDEX

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