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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 207–208.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Ormond Seavey, George Washington University Literary Federalism in the Age of Jefferson: Joseph Denny and ‘‘The Port Folio 1801–1812. By William C. Dowling. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 1999...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Race, the Child, and National Belonging from Thomas Jefferson to W. E. B. Du Bois . By Caroline F. Levander. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. x, 247 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Presidential Government . By Sean McCann. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2008. xiv, 248 pp. $35.00. Identity and the Failure of America: From Thomas Jefferson to the War on Terror . By John Michael. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2008. viii, 301 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
... American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 183 of 252 Jameses. By Kristin Boudreau. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2002. xv, 247 pp. $55.00. A...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Ormond Seavey, George Washington University Literary Federalism in the Age of Jefferson: Joseph Denny and ‘‘The Port Folio 1801–1812. By William C. Dowling. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 1999...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Sarah Rivett From 1790 to 1810, Thomas Jefferson inaugurated a massive effort to collect and preserve native languages. Compiling as many languages as he could, Jefferson worked to solve the question of Indian origins. More interesting for its failures than for what it achieved, the Indian...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 695–726.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Matthew Cordova Frankel Duke University Press 2002 Matthew ‘‘Nature’s Nation’’ Revisited: Citizenship and the Cordova Sublime in Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the Frankel State of Virginia Thus, superficial appearances to the contrary, America is...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 553–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Jennifer T. Kennedy Duke University Press 2000 Jennifer T. Parricide of Memory: Thomas Jefferson’s Kennedy Memoir and the French Revolution 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 97 of 237 Thomas...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as a “logic and ethic of recovery” to a new focus, instead, on animating the mysteries of the past. With the example of James Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s enslaved chef (and Sally Hemings’s older brother), this essay shows how a set of techniques associated with the digital humanities—in particular...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... discourse—even when, after the outbreak of the Civil War, the political sensibilities of the British periodical were no longer sympathetic to the cause of abolition. Reading the ekphrastic relation between Punch cartoons of Shakespearean mock-ups of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis and Douglass's...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2016
... interest in the materiality of printed objects, with the exception of a lengthy meditation on the role Thomas Jefferson’s letter-copying machines played in his self-fashioning. Indeed, his argument about the eighteenth-century preacher George Whitefield, the first of the three central figures of interest...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... are devoted to New England and the mid-Atlantic states. While Thomas Jefferson appears at various points in the narrative, one suspects that he would play a larger role if that narrative were reoriented toward a broader Atlantic geography. Nevertheless, it is perhaps one of the book’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Book Reviews 429 through Jefferson’s simultaneous recognition of Banneker’s scientific compe- tence, which damns him with faint praise. The final essay, by Robert Levine, assesses Nathaniel Paul’s mixture of...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., for infanticide (in act 1); the late-night, last-minute appeal for clemency by the murdered child’s mother, Temple Drake, before Mississippi’s Governor (in act 2); and the encounter between Temple and Nancy as the latter awaits execu- tion in Jefferson’s jail (in act 3). Each act is prefaced by...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... on the subtle letter of racial recrimination that Benjamin Banneker penned to Thomas Jefferson, along with the gift of his meteorological ephemeris. Tracing the legacy of this correspondence through Jefferson’s condescending...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 908–916.
Published: 01 December 2017
... influential antislavery orator and editor.” Mark Twain and the Brazen Serpent: How Biblical Burlesque and Religious Satire Unify Huckleberry Finn. By Doug Aldridge. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2017. vii, 300 pp. Paper, $39.95; e-book available. Where other critics see Huckleberry Finn (1884) as an...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 663–673.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: Progressive Themes of Femi- ninity and Family in the Novels. By Signe O. Wegener. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2005. v, 191 pp. Paper, $35.00. While critics of Cooper’s fiction have largely ignored his treatment of Victo- rian domesticity, this study focuses on femininity and family dynamics—what Wegener...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of younger scholars such as Michael Kreyling and Jefferson Humphries. The dramatic changes wrought by this shift within one of the more historically con- servative fields of American literature are reflected throughout Jan Nordby...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of younger scholars such as Michael Kreyling and Jefferson Humphries. The dramatic changes wrought by this shift within one of the more historically con- servative fields of American literature are reflected throughout Jan Nordby...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2001
... writings by Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay Audubon, and Henry David Thoreau. Through these writers she shows the existence of a unified vision and pattern of expression from the Puritans to contemporary...