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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Laura Doyle Duke University Press 2007 Laura ​“A” for Atlantic: Doyle The Colonizing Force of Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter In The Scarlet Letter, colonization just happens or, more accurately, has just happened. We might recall, by...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph J. Letter Letter investigates the impact of the present in early historical fictions and how that present is manifested in the elaborate allegorical structures of the first popular novels to emerge after the War of 1812. Specifically, the figure of the suffering Revolutionary soldier...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Paul Gutjahr, Indiana University Republic of Letters: The American Intellectual Community, 1775–1865. By Gilman M. Ostrander. Madison, Wisc.: Madison House. 1999. xvi, 379 pp. $35.95. In a letter written during the Revolution, Jeremy Belknap called for the cre- ation of an American ‘‘Republic...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Paul Gutjahr, Indiana University Republic of Letters: The American Intellectual Community, 1775–1865. By Gilman M. Ostrander. Madison, Wisc.: Madison House. 1999. xvi, 379 pp. $35.95. In a letter written during the Revolution, Jeremy Belknap called for the cre- ation of an American ‘‘Republic...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 September 2001
... dialogue between these voices in two early storiesThe Muse’s Tragedy’’ (1899) and ‘‘The Dilettante’’ (1904)—and in Wharton’s love letters to Morton Fullerton. Chapter 4 focuses on two more stories, ‘‘April Showers’’ (1900) and ‘‘Expiation’’ (1904), as critiques of sen- timental excess in Fast and Loose...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Melanie Benson . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2011 . x, 253 pp. Paper , $24.95 . English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750–1830 . By Wyss Hilary E. . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . xii, 251 pp. $59.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Leonard Cassuto Capital Letters: Authorship in the Antebellum Literary Market . By Dowling David . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2009 . 217 pp. $39.95 . The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing . By McGurl Mark . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Dickinson’s astounding epistolary work. Peter Coviello, Bowdoin College American Women of Letters and the Nineteenth-Century Sciences: Styles of Affilia- tion. By Nina Baym. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 339–366.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Norman W. Jones Duke University Press 2004 Norman W. Coming Out through History’s Hidden Love Jones Letters in Absalom, Absalom! At a Faulkner conference not long ago, a scholar posed the question, ‘‘Why Absalom, Absalom!? Why do we keep return- ing to it...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected to...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Elizabeth Fekete Trubey Duke University Press 2005 Elizabeth Emancipating the Lettered Slave: Sentiment and Fekete Slavery in Augusta Evans’s St. Elmo Trubey The historical link, through sympathy, of sentimen- tal literature and abolitionist politics has been...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Godly Letters: The Literature of the American Puritans . By Michael J. Colacurcio. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. 2006. xix, 650 pp. $50.00. Early American Women Critics: Performance, Religion, Race . By Gay Gibson Cima. New York: Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 June 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 Rowson's Early...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2009
... American Letters . By Phillip M. Richards. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xxxii, 252 pp. Paper, $32.95. Book Reviews Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640– 1940. By Laura Doyle. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xii, 578 pp. Cloth, $99.95; paper, $27.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2009
...David M. Stewart © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770–1870 . By Trish Loughran. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2007. xxv, 537 pp. Cloth, $46.50; paper, $24.50. The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Daniel Pecchenino In this essay, Pecchenino uses Salinger's 1986 lawsuit against his unauthorized biographer, Ian Hamilton, and Random House, Inc. (over Hamilton's use of quotations from Salinger's personal and previously unpublished letters) to explore the highly interpretive natures of U.S...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Reading Frederick Douglass’s fictional reconstruction of the revolt in “The Heroic Slave” (1853) in conjunction with the diplomatic letters it revises, Hyde shows how the conceit of natural law allowed writers to portray national statutes as mere “local fictions.” Whereas Secretary of State Daniel Webster...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as words “we” said rather than words put in the mouths of others. Subtle changes in Moore’s well-known poem “Silence” show her questioning the kind of artistic superiority displayed in the act of quotation, while her letters to various correspondents allow us to connect her changing notion of...