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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 4 James Akin. “A Philosophic Cock,” c. 1804. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. More
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that the vocabulary lists reveal forms of linguistic sovereignty whereby the indigenous speakers interviewed for the project refused to have their languages condemned to the atavistic detritus of American antiquity. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 American Philosophical Society early republic language...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
... as well, sending updates and asking for responses to his theories. In a draft letter to the geologists of the American Philosophical Society in 1821 Symmes writes, “I ear- nestly request and desire the geologists of the day (in whatever quar- ter of the world) to declare publicly...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... (1823), and Sarah Winnemucca’s Life among the Piutes (1883). Deeply researched, the book also contains such sources as personal letters, reports to the American Philosophical Society, and lesser-known full-length texts. One strength is how Gunn historicizes approaches in comparative linguistics...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and subordinated to other revolutionary business),12 the American Philosophical Society announced an essay contest and a cash prize to the writer who designed ‘‘the best sys- tem of liberal education and literary instruction, adapted to the genius of the government of the United States 13 One could do worse...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... : Oxford Univ. Press . Rowson Susanna . ( 1791 ) 1991 . Charlotte Temple and Lucy Temple . Edited by Douglas Ann . New York : Penguin . Rush Benjamin . 1774 . An Oration, Delivered February 4, 1774, before the American Philosophical Society . . . Containing, an Enquiry...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Teuton Christopher B. 2010 . Deep Waters: The Textual Continuum in American Indian Literature . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . Tooker Elizabeth . 1989 . “ On the Development of the Handsome Lake Religion .” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 133 , no. 1 : 35...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the American West . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . Scott Joan Wallach . 2010 . The Politics of the Veil . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Smith Elihu Hubbard . 1973 . The Diary of Elihu Hubbard Smith . Edited by Cronin James E. . Philadelphia : American Philosophical...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Kidder explains that he altered LePique’s “peculiarities of . . . dialect” in order to “express his thoughts as accurately as I could in readable English” (23). The manuscript is at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia (see Ojibwa Myths and Halfbreed Tales 1893–95 ). 18 Amy...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Patronage, Philanthropy, and The Colonel’s Dream 797 Notes I would like to thank the American Philosophical Society and the University of Oklahoma for their support while I was researching and writing this essay. For their thoughtful suggestions, I would also like to thank my friends (in the best...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 March 2020
... a broader philosophical examination of the American psyche. Both succeed in writing works of scholarly and critical significance. Toth examines the dilemma of being American through a brilliant, unceasing barrage of names, terms, themes, and ideas in contemporary continental philosophy. His book becomes...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... (1904), and his “Letter to American Teachers of History” (1910)—in relation to the philosophical writings of Hans Blumenberg and Hans Jonas on the status of nature in modernity, Fleissner argues that recent Darwinisms, including those adopted by “Darwinist literary criticism,” conceive of an “ordering...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., as it reflects modernity’s fragmentation and dehumanization. American literature, Behling suggests, is founded upon splintered and broken bodies. Brief Mention  231 Language and the Renewal of Society in Walt Whitman, Laura (Riding) Jackson...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 365–379.
Published: 01 June 2023
... in the 1980s highlighted the dangers of computing technologies used by the American military and advocated for appropriate and democratic use of computing in public administration and policy making. The 1980 bibliographic source book The Impact of Computers on Society and Ethics (Abshire 1980 ) runs...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 123–134.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Jean-Paul . (1943) 1956 . Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Ontological Phenomenology . Translated by Barnes Hazel . New York : Philosophical Library . Vogel Shane . 2023 . “ Ann Petry and the Existential Phenomenology of Race .” American Literature 95 , no. 2 . Wright...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Leigh Anne Duck Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing . By Robolin Stéphane . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . xiii, 237 pp. Cloth , $45.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley documents the ways...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley documents the ways...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contribute to the increasing number of women who became teachers, editors, and writers. For the many women who did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2008
... did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley documents the ways...