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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 Authority. By Holly Brewer. Chapel...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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 Vice for Voices: Reading Emily Dickinson’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2009
... . 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. Book Reviews The...
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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 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 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 Jefferson’s role in the French...
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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
... 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 in his book, is that...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jonathan Beecher Field By Timothy Sweet. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. 222 pp.$45.00. By William Conlogue. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. 230 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $18.95. 2003 Book Reviews 429 through Jefferson’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 strengths that such...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 an essay that, in bardic tone, outlines the history of that act’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to Thomas Jefferson, along with the gift of his meteorological ephemeris. Tracing the legacy of this correspondence through Jefferson’s condescending patronage of Banneker and his eventual repudiation of black rights, Andrews...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 908–916.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 episodic book with little sense of unity...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
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...
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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
..., caught between the traditional New Critical practice of what has been termed the ‘‘Rubin generation’’ and the cultural studies and theoretical approaches of younger scholars such as Michael Kreyling and Jefferson Humphries. The...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Dewey. New grounds her analysis of American poetry in critical studies and philo- sophical writings by Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay Audubon, and Henry David Thoreau. Through these writers...