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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776–1898. By Elizabeth D. Samet. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 273 pp. $55.00. The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America.By David Kazanjian. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xii, 311 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Jeannine Marie DeLombard © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority . By Holly Brewer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005. xi, 390 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.95. Cradle of Liberty...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 658–659.
Published: 01 September 2000
... not by blood but by rational consent (the rights model). The first three chapters, one each on Representative Men, Nature, and ‘‘The American Scholar serve to substantiate Patterson’s argument that Emerson used...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... 2000. xiii, 315 pp. $45.00. The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. 237 pp. $52.50. Three new books in colonial studies present new constellations of texts by breaking down conventional national...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 691–719.
Published: 01 December 2019
...’ ability to consent and dissent in early New England and an unexpected orientation toward choice in early American literature. Rogers and his contemporaries engaged the conventions of the early modern criminal narrative to organize the chaos of maternal tragedy according to fictions of choice...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Piatote’s legally contextualized readings of assimilation-era (1879–1934) Native American literature—from authors E. Pauline Johnson, John Milton Oskison, S. Alice Callahan, Mourning Dove, and D’Arcy McNickle—present important intersections of consent, sexuality, competence, allotment, and above all...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Foster’s The Coquette (1797), informed Norman’s sensational trial and celebrated acquittal and helped effect political and legal re- form to reckon with the seduced woman as a moral agent capable of consenting to sex. The Norman trial played out against the back- drop of what Mary Ryan has called...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in an improper relation to democratic consent; the women are, in sequence, bewildered, aroused to violence, and alienated by abstractions. Although Alcott raises the specter of the intransigently bad citizen—the overly interested and ethnically marked ‘‘Patrick the women’s responses to the speakers...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... banished from U.S. civil discourse in the 1860s, while marriage had become the con- venient trope for national union in Civil War–era reunion romances, including De Forest’s own melodrama, The Bloody Chasm (1881). De Forest’s turn away from the marital contract and consent model of federal...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... model of citation and circulation, one based on a feminist politics of consent and safety, rather than on legalistic notions of “fair use.” Teachers could explicitly instruct students to look for how both born-digital and digitized texts are produced and how this might shape the form of the objects...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Press . Gardner James A. 1990 . “Consent, Legitimacy, and Elections: Implementing Popular Sovereignty under the Lockean Constitution.” University of Pittsburgh Law Review 52 , no. 1 : 189 – 268 . Gilmore Glenda Elizabeth . 1996 . Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2002
... a white man at any cost; his ques- tion, instead, sets Johnson up as the inert black body over which the white men in the shop can negotiate their own social relationships with each other. By laughing in response to the white questioner’s in- sult, the white crowd consents to their racial...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the treaty system (and the con- sequent impossibility of informed consent to it) and the utter failure of the United States to understand patterns of native territoriality.16 The vision of native sovereignty offered by treaties, then, is shown to rest on the assumption that land rights can be divorced...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in constant fear of recapture as a fugitive slave until her mistress Cornelia Grinnell brokered, explic- itly against her wishes, her legal freedom. Her children and brother, however, were free from such fears as they had been brought into the North legally, with a master’s consent...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
... as well as the initial flood. In their wake, she builds a model multicultural community, founded on an idealization of diversity and the subordination of religious-racial others. This new paradoxical structure is supported by consenting domestics, religious-racial others who willingly...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2000. xiii, 315 pp. $45.00. The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2000. xiii, 315 pp. $45.00. The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. 237 pp. $52.50. Three new books in colonial studies present new constellations of texts by breaking down conventional national and generic boundaries. Each in its own way...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2000. xiii, 315 pp. $45.00. The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of A: The Alphabetization of America from ‘‘The New England Primer’’ to ‘‘The Scarlet Letter By Patricia Crain. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2000. xiii, 315 pp. $45.00. The Consent of the Governed: The Lockean Legacy in Early American Culture.By Gillian Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. 237 pp...