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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 249–272.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the works of James Fenimore Cooper from various perspectives, and the second volume of a recently founded annual helps call our attention not only to Cooper but also to other writers prominent at the time. Not surprisingly, Afri- can American writers draw the attention of numerous commentators. One...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 213–234.
Published: 01 September 2000
... influence studies. Among the poets, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and William Cullen Bryant receive a fair amount of attention. James Fenimore Cooper attracts considerable interest, too, though as a sea novelist rather than as the creator of Leatherstocking. A new edition of Augustus Baldwin Long- street s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 257–279.
Published: 01 September 2009
... writers is minimal except within the context of larger period studies. With such sparse attention to individual authors, the biographies of Cooper and Irving and some important essay collections on Cooper stand out among this year’s works, with significant attention being paid in other quarters...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2013
... dealing with Edgar Allan Poe has dwindled the last few years, and this year proves no exception, yet various articles focusing on Poe do provide some useful insights into his works. James Fenimore Cooper scholars continue to produce important studies on the period’s most influential novelist...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and Irving’s fellow New Yorker James Fenimore Cooper serves as the subject of a surprisingly (and welcome) large number of important articles devoted to numerous aspects of Cooper’s works. Scholars exam- ine the works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Catharine M. Sedgwick, Fanny Fern, and other literary women...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 211–233.
Published: 01 September 2016
... useful articles discuss his manuscripts, forensic psychology, and fashion. Washington Irving’s use of sanctuaries serves as the basis of an intriguing book on that author, and a superb essay examines Irving’s notions of “geocultural change.” Several splendid works consider James Fenimore Cooper...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 241–269.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Indian.” Instead, Sayre, who examines similarities between Stone’s play and James W. Eastman and Robert C. Sands’s Yamoyden (1820), Child’s Hobomok (1824), Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie (1827), and James Fenimore Cooper’s The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish (1829)—all of which, like Metamora, have...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the changes that have taken place and the sights that remain unaltered. Robert Cooper, a resident of Jerusalem and a fan of Paul Theroux, set out in 1995 to follow the route of Twain’s 1895–96 global speaking tour. The result became Around the World with Mark Twain (Arcade), a highly personal narrative...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 227–252.
Published: 01 September 2002
... literature; though this book was noted in AmLS 1998 (pp. 209–10) for its commentary on Tyler and Brown, his significant chapters on Cooper, Poe, and Douglass went unnoticed. Like- wise, Susan Scheckel’s provocative The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Culture...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., his use of mourning and loss, his aesthetics, and his political thought. Revers- ing the trend evident in recent years, fewer works on James Fenimore Cooper appear, although one new edition of a Cooper novella and two thought-provoking articles stand as valuable contributions to Cooper...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... dimension of a challenging episode in American foreign relations, but also the impact these narra- tives had on developing notions of race, nationalism, and, of course, slavery in the United States. Were it not for several specialized publications and newsletters, James Fenimore Cooper would again...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 September 2004
... science circulated among 19th-century women writers, in- cluding Sarah Hale, Almira Phelps (author of a major botanical text), Susan Fenimore Cooper, and Catharine Beecher, and, of course, Emily Dickinson, who Baym reads as resisting the tide of accommodation between religion and science...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 199–220.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., public speaking, the Bible, and medical discourse on the senses. A book on George Bourne and articles on James Fenimore Cooper, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and John Greenleaf Whittier merit attention. The number of works on African American writers dropped, though there were studies on Frederick Douglass...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 September 2015
... James Fenimore Cooper’s The Water-Witch and The Bravo, William Hickling Prescott’s Peru, Washington Irving’s A History of New York, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s The Song of Hiawatha and ably demonstrates how 19th-century Americans fretted over the possibility of national decline. Viewing...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Maria Child, Cooper, George Copway, Longfellow, H. R. School- craft, and Catharine Maria Sedgwick, as well as sections on Thoreau and (somewhat incongruously) on Melville’s Typee. Bellin’s superb penulti- mate chapter on literary nationalism incorporates a revisionary reading of Hiawatha...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 271–293.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Hymn of the Republic” 276 Late-19th-Century Literature expresses in its structure a metaphorical version of Howe’s philosophy about humanity’s endless pursuit of missing halves. Two other essays in the issue interpret the work of Anna Julia Cooper. In “Anna Julia...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 221–250.
Published: 01 September 2008
... empowerment.” 234 Early-19th-Century Literature iii  Irving, Cooper, Sedgwick, and Other Northeastern Writers Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix’s fascinating “Yankee Doodle Dixie: Perform- ing Nationhood on the Eve of War” ( Journal of American Drama and Theatre 18, iii: 33–54...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 233–255.
Published: 01 September 2010
... popular literary men. James Fenimore Cooper’s use of ethnicity provides the focal point for a study on race in the period’s literature, and a number of works on Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Jacobs show that slavery remains a topic of lively critical discussion. Several...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 243–274.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Fenimore Cooper’s The Spy ‘‘disassemble[s] and reasse- mble[s] the story to symbolically reverse Washington’s decision al- though ‘‘Cooper’s defense of popular patriotism and democratic insur- gency is not as unequivocal as it might seem Andrew Burstein’s clever ‘‘Immortalizing the Founding...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 31–43.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Person’s “The Ways of the Hour: Cooper’s Scarlet Letter” (LitEAR 1: 197–220) compares James Fenimore Cooper’s proto-feminist final novel, The Ways of the Hour, with The Scarlet Letter, looking at both works’ responses to women’s issues of the time. Person seeks to resurrect Cooper’s novel...