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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 607–638.
Published: 01 December 2023
... to maintain connections to ancestral homelands, navigate and interpret unfamiliar terrain, and construct and shape tribal spaces. Samson Occom’s (Mohegan/Brothertown) A Choice Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs; Intended for the Edification of Sincere Christians, of all Denominations (1774) cultivated...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 595–622.
Published: 01 December 2022
... reading reveals the network of historically inflected obligations that can produce or intensify the expectation that reading should be pleasurable. This insight comes to view in the writing and reading practices of Samson Occom, late eighteenth-century Mohegan minister, theologian, and hymnodist...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2024
... colonial boundaries, continue active relationships with land in spite of colonialism, and resist colonialism alongside land. Through literature of landed resistance, this article shows how Mohegan leaders Uncas, Appageese, and Samson Occom detail responsibility to land that allows them to represent land’s...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... inoculation controversy in New England; the interaction of plantation medicine, African medical practices, obeah, and slave revolt in the British West Indies; and New England Mohegan minister Samson Occom’s discussions of alcohol and syphilis (32). Wisecup’s consideration of Occom’s 1792 sermon titled “When...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Writings of Samson Occom, Mohegan: Leadership and Literature in Eighteenth-Century Native America , edited by Brooks Joanna , 245 – 46 . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Brown Wendy . 2008 . Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Age of Identity and Empire . Princeton, NJ : Princeton...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 716–718.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Literature from Occom to Erdrich . By Geoff Hamilton . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2019 . 207 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $55.00 . Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Twenty years after the publication of Red on Red: Native American Literary...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to incremental change “produced by environmental factors (such as climate, food, and mode of living)” (2). She then examines how writers like Phillis Wheatley and Samson Occom (chapter 1), Benjamin Franklin and Hen- drick Aupaumut (chapter 2), J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, John Marrant, and Charles...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in the context of transatlantic imperialism are juxtaposed with Samson Occom’s and Joseph Johnson’s “ironic” engagements with the colonial order as they worked to preserve Mohegan sovereignty. Readers who have studied these figures will likely find much that is familiar in these opening chapters, with the key...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
...” (2). She presents a series of chapters focusing on Phillis Wheatley; Briton Hammon and John Marrant; Samson Occom; Deborah Sampson; the newspaper editor Clementina Rind; and John Howland, the barber turned community leader whose reference to “the republic of letters” continues to resonate throughout...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Quarterly 50 (December 1977): 670. 25 The exchange between Calef and Huntingdon is recorded in a letter from Susannah Wheatley to Samson Occom, 29 March 1773, “Samson Occom Papers,” Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. See also Rawley, “The World,” 675. 26 John Andrews to William...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of Sympathy was published in 1789, nine years before Wieland, but also a lengthy list of literary predecessors who raise the very question of what ‘‘American’’ and ‘‘literature’’ might mean: Olaudah Equiano, Phillis Wheatley, J. Hector St. John de Crève- coeur, Samson Occom, to name just a few of the most...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 626–628.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land case to competing visions for peace with the Americans sought by Joseph Brant and Hendrik...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 628–630.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and eighteenth centuries (xl), when pressures from European and then U.S. wars, settlement, and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and encroach- ment forced northeastern tribes to orient to ever-changing realities. From an explication of wampum and birchbark as “form[s] of indigenous ‘writing’” (9) to Samson Occom’s pressing the Mohegan land case to competing visions for peace with the Americans sought by Joseph Brant and Hendrik...