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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 689–696.
Published: 01 December 2020
... © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 historical trauma Yellow Fever Spanish influenza futurity knowing References Allen Richard , and Jones Absalom . 1794 . A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
... vulnerability (Sherman 1997 : 242). The early American novelist Charles Brockden Brown only had to invoke a year in the subtitle of his novel Arthur Mervyn: Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 ([2 vols., 1799–1800] 2008 ) for a contemporary reader to know it would be set in Philadelphia’s yellow fever outbreak...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Apel Thomas . 2014 . “ The Thucydidean Moment: History, Science, and the Yellow-Fever Controversy, 1793–1805 .” Journal of the Early Republic 34 , no. 3 : 315 – 47 . Armstrong John . 1744 . “ The Art of Preserving Health: A Poem .” London . Athanassoglou-Kallmyer Nina...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
... instrumental in defeating the French during the Haitian Revolution. As Cristobal Silva ( 2016 ) argues, the yellow fever that killed French troops by the thousands during the revolution was transmitted on the basis of varying degrees of immunity and susceptibility conditioned by herd immunity that protected...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 September 2004
... readers read.5 One of the most frightened (mis)readers in all of Brown’s fiction is Baxter in ‘‘The Man at Home A character developed from Brown’s observations of the yellow fever epidemics in Philadelphia in 1793 and 1797, Baxter falls ill and dies because he believes, falsely, that he has just...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 707–722.
Published: 01 December 2020
... iconic disease vector, featured in health films about malaria, dengue, Yellow Fever, and other contagions. Diseases such as malaria afflicted American troops stationed in the South Pacific during World War II, and public health films were made to address the problem (Fedunkiw 2003 : 1049). As these...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
... François in 1793—and the yellow fever epidemic, often blamed on French West Indian immigra- tion, there was a considerable backlash by Federalists in Philadelphia against France and supporters of things French.24 Further perfor- mances of Humphreys’ Widow of Malabar, with its French hero...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 671–690.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 719–745.
Published: 01 December 2009
... snow in sun- shine is of a rich yellow.” Peirce accounts for this disparity by argu- ing that the “ordinary man” responds according to “his theory of what ought to be seen” rather than to “what is before his eyes”; his thoughts modify his perception of the presentness of the world and interfere...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2005
... empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis, developed in...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
... commercial conflicts with Britain occupy a significant position (chapter 3). Two final chapters explore black Atlantic autobiography, in which the ‘‘rhe- torical mix of liberty, property, and humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2005
... writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis, developed in Capitalism and Slavery (1944), that the slave trade ‘‘provided the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2005
... undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis, developed in Capitalism and...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2005
... significant position (chapter 3). Two final chapters explore black Atlantic autobiography, in which the ‘‘rhe- torical mix of liberty, property, and humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
... significant position (chapter 3). Two final chapters explore black Atlantic autobiography, in which the ‘‘rhe- torical mix of liberty, property, and humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 December 2005
... commercial conflicts with Britain occupy a significant position (chapter 3). Two final chapters explore black Atlantic autobiography, in which the ‘‘rhe- torical mix of liberty, property, and humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2005
... empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis, developed in...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 864–867.
Published: 01 December 2005
... mix of liberty, property, and humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2005
... humanity both empowers and undermines early Black Atlantic writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2005
... writing’’ (143), and the writing on yellow fever epidemics, which were understood within the framework of a corrupt commerce engen- dering disease. Barbaric Traffic opens with the briefest of discussions of Eric Williams’s Marxian thesis, developed in Capitalism and Slavery (1944), that the slave...