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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 91–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... times and places and emphasizes the vast and varied entanglements of those experiences and epistemologies with mainstream US culture. To do so, “Touching The Scarlet Letter ” turns to perhaps the most canonical American novel to show how returning disability history to a text—here Nathaniel Hawthorne’s...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Transformations: The Cultural 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...
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 2 Title page of The Scarlet Letter (Howe Memorial Press, 1885). Description: An unadorned Boston Line Type title page. A double-line rectangle frames the print. Courtesy of the Perkins School for the Blind Archives More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 4 A first-edition Scarlet Letter binding (Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850). Description: The binding is solid brown adorned by impressed flourishes. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society More
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figures 3–8 Letter-writing lesbians. Originally in WomaNews , October 1983–July/August 1984. Courtesy of Lesbian Herstory Archives More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 1 Letter from Ed Josowitz dated March 12, 1945. Letters from Servicemen J-M; Council on Books in Wartime Records, MC038, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 2 Letter from Carl Aimone dated May 30, 1946. Letters from Servicemen A-C; Council on Books in Wartime Records, MC038, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library More
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 September 2001
...)—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. Chapter 5, ‘‘The Triumphant Plasticity of The House of Mirth describes Wharton’s first masterpiece as a novel...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2003
... service by providing the critical means to restore to prominence Dickinson’s astounding epistolary work. Peter Coviello, Bowdoin College American Women of Letters and the Nineteenth-Century Sciences: Styles...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2001
... or not. 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 (2001) 73 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., 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 of Letters...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . By Taylor 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...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 898–901.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Benjamin Bateman Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission . By Kevin Ohi . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2015 . 326 pp. Cloth, $96.50 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book available. Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility . By Alexis Lothian...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... of Pennsylvania Press . 2018 . viii, 247 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; e-book available. I Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War Letters . By Christopher Hager . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 336 pp. Cloth, $35.00 ; e-book available. The Literature of Reconstruction...