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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Nancy Glazener Assessments of Benjamin Franklin have often been implicit assessments of civil society, whose double character of facilitating market transactions and promoting more expansive forms of public reflection have fueled competing accounts of Franklin. This essay explores Franklin's...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 191.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times . By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia and Glenn Hendler. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2007. lvii, 147 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the providential roots of the American novel. Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... rhetoric that pervaded the culture of antebellum reform, directly targeting bodies to re-form their conduct. In a parody of Benjamin Franklin, My Life; or, The Adventures of Geo. Thompson (1854), pornographer and sensationalist George Thompson attributes his large size to his being “somewhat of a gourmand...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 665–666.
Published: 01 September 2000
...H. Bruce Franklin Ed. Bell Gale Chevigny. New York: Arcade Publishing. 1999. xxxii, 349 pp.$27.95. 2000 Book Reviews 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 169 of 237 Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and Nostalgia in Puritan...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Volume 78, Number 1, March 2006. Copyright © 2006 by Duke University Press. 118 American Literature frequently with the figure of Benjamin Franklin, whose iconic status as the foundational figure of self-made success stands in contrast to Lutie’s persistent struggles for social and economic...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 205.
Published: 01 March 2006
... American Literature Section of the MLA to Geoffrey Sanborn, Bard College, for ‘‘Whence Come You, Queequeg (June, 227–57). Members of the judging committee were Michael Kreyling, Vanderbilt University (Chair); Wayne Franklin, Northeastern University; and Virginia Jackson, New York University. ...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2019
... was from what followed it and how vibrant and complexly meaningful it was on its own terms. In the first chapter, Walsh analyzes what amounts to a kind of primal scene in the history of the American illustrated book, Benjamin Franklin’s account in his Autobiography (1791) of his encounter as a...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of Pittsburgh, for “Benjamin Franklin and the Limits of Secular Civil Society” ( June, 203–31). Honorable Mention was awarded to Jeffrey H. Richards for “Sati in Philadelphia: The Widow(s) of Malabar” (December, 647–75). Members of the judging committee were...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... written historical record in his account of a manuscript entrusted to him by Benjamin Franklin. In the Memoir Jefferson remembers both too much and too little of the French Revolution. He devotes a disproportionately...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
... long-standing white/black binary. Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me (2015), Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow (2010), and Claudia Rankine’s Citizen (2014) explore how violence and invisibility shape contemporary black subjectivity. However, even as John Hope Franklin proclaimed in...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 833–857.
Published: 01 December 2002
... contemporary variorum employing high standards but nevertheless relying on detailed description and print translation to serve as surrogate for the manuscript text is R. W. Franklin’s The Poems of Emily Dickinson (1998). Expected to set the standard for Dickinson study, this edition depends almost...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 647–655.
Published: 01 September 2009
... © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Brief Mention General The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3: Soldier, Scientist, and Politician, 1748–1757. By J. A. Leo Lemay. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2009. xx, 746 pp. $45.00. Volume 3 traces Benjamin...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 Brief Mention General James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years. By Wayne Franklin. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2007. xxxiv, 708 pp. $40.00. The first of two volumes, this edition covers the first thirty-six years of Cooper’s life, from his boyhood growing up on the...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the providential roots of the American novel. Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1999. xii, 213 pp. Cloth, $44.95; paper, $18.95. In Benjamin Franklin and...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the providential roots of the American novel. Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 441.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the providential roots of the American novel. Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the providential roots of the American novel. Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary Benjamin Franklin and His Gods. By Kerry S. Walters. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois...