Stacey Dearing

STACEY DEARING {[email protected]} is a PhD candidate in early American literature at Purdue University. Her dissertation investigates issues of patient agency in letters, diaries, missionary tracts, and medical treatises in order to analyze how patients in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries used writing and narrative strate￾gies to shape and establish meaning for their medical experiences. Her research interests include the medical humanities, material culture, sewing samplers, and religion.

Remember Me: Discursive Needlework and the Sewing Sampler of Patty Bartlett Sessions

Articles/Essays – Volume 51, No. 1

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