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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2 Mendicant texts featuring a commonly circulated poem. George M. Reed, “The One Arm and One Leg Soldier,” United States, s.n., not before 1865. Source: the American Antiquarian Society. “The One-Arm Soldier,” United States, s.n., circa 1870. Source: the Harvard Medical Library Rare Books More
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Figure 2 Mendicant texts featuring a commonly circulated poem. George M. Reed, “The One Arm and One Leg Soldier,” United States, s.n., not before 1865. Source: the American Antiquarian Society. “The One-Arm Soldier,” United States, s.n., circa 1870. Source: the Harvard Medical Library Rare Books...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 383–397.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of mendicant texts. “Picturing Poverty” thus also contributes to this special issue’s taking issue with historical and ongoing efforts to render the poor and poverty itself apprehensible through narratives of incapacity and privation. Merish builds on our critique not only in showing how philanthropic...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 281–307.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and the adjacent Sea Islands in search of a safe place to ply his mendicant trade and in romantic pursuit of the wayward Bess. When it first appeared in 1925, the press praised Porgy as a uniquely “sympathetic” portrait of black life and a welcome change from the more explicitly caricature-driven works soon...