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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 625–626.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and Nostalgia in Puritan New En- gland. By Michael W. Kaufmann. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan Univ. Press; Han- over, N.H.: University Press of New England. 1998. ix, 155 pp. Cloth, $35.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Elisabeth Ceppi Duke University Press 2006 Elisabeth Invisible Labor: Ceppi Puritan Servitude and the Demonic Possession of Elizabeth Knapp And who can tell, what ye Servant of the Lord, who was as a Dead man, almost forty...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rosalie Murphy Baum By Jeffrey A. Hammond. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 264 pp.$59.95. 2002 Book Reviews The American Puritan Elegy: A Literary and Cultural Study. By Jeffrey A. Hammond. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 264 pp. $59.95. Jeffrey Hammond speaks...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in the US North and Europe, offer an incisive transatlantic critique of the religious roots of American exceptionalism by attacking American Protestantism and the growing mythology of the nation’s Puritan origins. Douglass’s early speeches undercut the celebration of Puritan ancestry by Daniel...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Dying Instruction: Puritan Pedagogy in Farrell Uncle Tom’s Cabin To day I have taken my pen from the last chapter of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” . . . It has been the most cheering thing about the whole endeavor to me, that men like you, would...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Dennis Moore Jeremiah’s Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England . By Neuman Meredith Marie . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2013 . x, 265 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; e-book, $69.95 . Empowering Words: Outsiders and Authorship in Early America . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 783–811.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Sharon Kim Duke University Press 2003 Sharon Puritan Realism: The Wide, Wide World Kim and Robinson Crusoe 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 95 of 255 Cried over by Jo March and loved by Vincent Van...
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Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 2 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in “Edward Taylor: A Puritan ‘Sacred Poet,’” edited by Thomas Johnson ( New England Quarterly , 1937). Image courtesy of the New England Quarterly Figure 2 “Meditation 8,” first series, as printed in “Edward Taylor: A Puritan ‘Sacred Poet More
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Dana Phillips Duke University Press 2006 Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present . By John Gatta. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 291 pp. Paper, $24.95. Natural Life: Thoreau's Worldly Transcendentalism...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Lisa M. Gordis Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England . By Van Engen Abram C. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 311 pp. Cloth , $74.00 ; e-book available. Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 675–692.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a religious ideal in a less encumbered setting. These religious migrants have become known as the Puritans, a group of people loosely defined through a shared and often zealous adherence to the reformed theological tradition, largely following the work of John Calvin. Beginning in the sixteenth...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Christopher Trigg Abstract This article reconsiders the legacy of American Puritanism in the context of the current controversy around “radical Islam.” The rise of Salafi jihadism has emboldened those who maintain that Islam is incompatible with Western secularity. Liberal responses to this claim...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ivy Schweitzer Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Many important insights enrich all five of these essays, which I will elucidate below, but the two that particularly stand out to me as rocking not only the foundations of Puritan exceptionalism but as having wider implications...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 855–862.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Kathleen Donegan Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 I grew up memorializing Puritans, maybe more than most. In 1976 in Massachusetts it was not just John Hancock and Samuel Adams who were in our elementary-school classrooms but also the Puritans, those pious rebels who, as we...
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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...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 446–448.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Marianne Noble Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism . By Jane F. Thrailkill. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 312 pp. $45.00. American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . By Max Cavitch. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Abram Van Engen Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism . By Traister Bryce . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2016 . Ix, 232 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; e-book, $19.95 . Cast Down: Abjection in America, 1700–1850 . By Miller Mark J. . Philadelphia : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Literature. By Myra Jehlen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. 246 pp. Cloth, $52.00; paper, $19.00. The Writing of America: Literature and Cultural Identity from the Puritans to the Present. By Geoff Ward. Cambridge, Eng.: Polity Press. 2002. vii, 235 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $14.99. Myra...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
... discovers a Puritan theory of grace that sought to come closer to God by escaping idolatrous thinking, on the one hand, and mechanistic cognition, on the other. Reconceiving Hooker’s preparation as a memorial style and placing that ars memoria at the center of transatlantic Puritan controversies about grace...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Grant Shreve Since its recovery in the 1980s, Lydia Maria Child’s first novel, Hobomok (1824)—a Puritan historical romance set in Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1620s—has been read primarily in terms of how issues of race and gender operate in the novel. However, these readings ignore the fact that...