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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 221–242.
Published: 01 September 2001
...William J. Scheick © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 Part II 11 Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick This year saw the publication of Teaching the Literatures of Early America, ed. Carla Mulford (MLA), a major resource celebrating the current dynamic state of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Thomas Wortham © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 12 Early-19th-Century Literature Thomas Wortham As Alexis de Tocqueville noted during the boisterous reign of Andrew Jackson: ‘‘The greatest concern and almost the only pleasure which an American knows is to take part in his...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 259–288.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Terry Oggel © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 13 Late-19th-Century Literature Terry Oggel This year’s scholarship requires that the structure and commentary of this chapter continue to be arranged according to thematic issues, a departure initiated last year...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2009 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan Of special note this year is the wonderful resource provided by the Early American Studies Primary Works project overseen by Paul Roys- ter...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 257–279.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kristin Boudreau Duke University Press 2009 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Kristin Boudreau This year’s scholarship would suggest that authors are shrinking in importance next to the cultural issues that affected 19th-century liter- ary production. With the...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 281–299.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Nicolas S. Witschi Duke University Press 2009 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi Poetry and prose by African American artists take center stage amid this year’s scholarship. A special issue devoted to the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar provides a welcome...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 213–231.
Published: 01 September 2010
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2010 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan Of particular note this year, Eric Slauter offers a thoughtful reflection in “History, Literature, and the Atlantic World” (EAL 43: 153–86; WMQ 65: 135–66...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 233–255.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael L. Burduck Duke University Press 2010 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Michael L. Burduck While this year’s scholarship continues the recent trend of highlight- ing cultural issues, individual authors once again attract the attention of commentators. Not surprisingly...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicolas S. Witschi Duke University Press 2010 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi The biographer’s art is much in evidence this year, particularly in three impressive volumes detailing the lives of essential though often unher- alded authors. The South features...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 2011
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2011 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan Perhaps this chapter should open with “Dear Reader,” given the amount of attention this year to letters, epistolary novels, and even epistolarity as a...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Michael L. Burduck Duke University Press 2011 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Michael L. Burduck In this year’s scholarship commentators continue to devote their critical efforts to discussing cultural issues and individual authors. Social and political contexts serve as...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 263–279.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Nicolas S. Witschi Duke University Press 2011 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi Writings by and about women feature most prominently this year, with works by a wide variety of authors being taken into consideration. Of particular note is the significant...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 189–209.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Theresa Strouth Gaul © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 11  Literature Before 1800 Theresa Strouth Gaul This essay is organized around a number of key concepts—or “key- words,” to follow Raymond Williams—central to the study of early American literature in 2014. Some of them...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 211–233.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Michael L. Burduck © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Michael L. Burduck The number of noteworthy studies dealing with early-19th-century American literature continues to drop noticeably year by year. Neverthe- less, scholars and students of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 235–257.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Nicolas S. Witschi © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi Not one but two biographies of notable figures lead the way this year, while studies of William Dean Howells, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Cho- pin, and Frank Norris appear at...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 221–248.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Reiner Smolinski © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 Reiner Smolinski All early Americanists owe a great debt to the faithful labor of William J. Scheick, who for nearly three decades prepared this chapter. Those of us too young to remember...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 249–272.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Michael L. Burduck © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Michael L. Burduck While a number of this year’s scholarly works address broader cul- tural issues, the majority of commentators focus their critical inquiries on individual authors...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 273–293.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nicolas S. Witschi © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi The predominant subject this year is war, both literal and figurative. The lasting impact of the Civil War is traced through such topics as racial and gender identity...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Ed White © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 Ed White i  Native America A notable number of this year’s monographs venture syntheses of various sorts. Building on her Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Michael L. Burduck © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 12  Early-19th-Century Literature Michael L. Burduck A substantial number of noteworthy period studies appear this year, with scholars focusing on such varied topics as “writerly eccentricity,” the public’s fascination with...