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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Philip Gould © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship . By Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. viii, 239 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Prodigal Daughters: Susanna...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ed White The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture . By Gardner Jared . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xiv , 205 pp. $50.00 . The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin . By Anderson Douglas . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Crystal J. Lucky © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ. Press. 2008. vii, 176 pp. Paper, $25.00. Piety and Dissent: Race, Gender...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Lisa M. Gordis Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England . By Van Engen Abram C. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 311 pp. Cloth , $74.00 ; e-book available. Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cristobal Silva Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America . By Chiles Katy L. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . xi , 315 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; e-book available. Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Duncan Faherty Duke University Press 2007 Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America . By Jennifer J. Baker. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2005. x, 218 pp. $50.00. The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Banta. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. xiv, 433 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $30.00. In Barbaric Intercourse, Martha Banta examines the cultural role caricature played in Britain and the United States in the nineteenth and early twenti- eth centuries. Focusing primarily on two long-running...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., 1650–1800. By Ruth H. Bloch. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2003. x, 225 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.95. Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature. By Paul Downes. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. xii, 239 pp. $55.00. The recent flurry...
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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 (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... not work perma- nently; in doing so, he explains the complicated processes of medical treat- ment—processes that blend cultural beliefs with scientific outcomes. Kristin Boudreau, University of Georgia Imagining Rhetoric: Composing Women of the Early United States. By Janet Carey Eldred and Peter...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Peter Kvidera Duke University Press 2005 Peter Resonant Presence: Kvidera Legal Narratives and Literary Space in the Poetry of Early Chinese Immigrants Etched into a barracks wall of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island Immigration Station...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Trish Loughran Duke University Press 2006 Trish Disseminating Common Sense: Loughran Thomas Paine and the Problem of the Early National Bestseller Two figures stand out as icons of Revolutionary communication and community. The first is Paul...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of women in crisis who use body-centered language, connected to pregnancy and mother- ing, to challenge binary idioms and assert ‘‘a spiritual self-identity to which community is inherently crucial’’ (177). This richly nuanced study of early- eighteenth-century women in New England excavates...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 March 2002
... develops her analysis of women in crisis who use body-centered language, connected to pregnancy and mother- ing, to challenge binary idioms and assert ‘‘a spiritual self-identity to which community is inherently crucial’’ (177). This richly nuanced study of early- eighteenth-century women in New...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
...—these are the cases from which Laura Henigman develops her analysis of women in crisis who use body-centered language, connected to pregnancy and mother- ing, to challenge binary idioms and assert ‘‘a spiritual self-identity to which community is inherently crucial’’ (177). This richly nuanced study of early...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Srinivas Aravamudan Ed. Vincent Carretta and Philip Gould. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky. 2001. 272 pp. $34.95. 2003 Reviews 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 185 of 246 ‘‘Genius in Bondage Literature of the Early Black Atlantic. Ed. Vincent...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... still held ‘‘in bondage’’ to an older nation-centered and humanist historicism. Srinivas Aravamudan, Duke University American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature.By...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 653–656.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing.By Susan Manning. New York: Palgrave. 2002. viii, 339 pp. $69.95. The Devil & Doctor Dwight: Satire & Theology in the Early American Republic.By...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... narrative to the stories circulated about her by white women of her day and to circumvent more generalized nineteenth-century myths about slave- women. Throughout, Accomando carefully explores how early U.S. laws...