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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in Seventeenth-Century New England . By David D. Hall. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. xi, 233 pp. $49.95. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System. By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press. 2007. viii, 222...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Duke University Press 2006 New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing . By David Read. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. x, 177 pp. $37.50. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Paul Gutjahr By Jim Egan. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 182 pp. $37.50. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246 Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 628–629.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Mary Warner, Western Carolina University The Complicity of Imagination: The American Renaissance, Contests of Authority, and Seventeenth-Century Culture. By Robin Grey. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
... seventeenth century. Although English sources reported to their authorities on the events at Amboyna in mid- to late 1623, the public didn’t learn of the events until nearly a year later when the first accounts of the bloody “business of Amboyna” were circulated in manuscript and then printed. In England...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 439–467.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ed White Historical interpretations of the Anglo-Pequot War have oscillated between ethnographic and conspiratorial explanations, arguing that it resulted either from cultural differences and misunderstandings or from scheming and provocation. But seventeenth-century accounts of the conflict...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... racial outsiders and mark them as separate from the religious educators who taught and cared for them. Stowe drew these strategies from James Janeway's seventeenth-century Token for Children storybooks, which evangelicals actively reprinted and adapted for use in Sunday schools in Stowe's time. These...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
... is the Puritan elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular verbal art, apart from the sermon’’ in seventeenth- and early-eighteenth- century America (3). His introduction and first two chapters clearly (if some- times a bit repetitiously) describe the difficulty modern readers of early lit- erature...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeffory A. Clymer Duke University Press 2006 Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-Century America . By Todd Vogel. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 194 pp. Cloth, $62.00; paper, $22.95. The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixture in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Spanish American Fictions: Gender, Culture, and Nation Building . By Debra J. Rosenthal. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. 182 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., the essay provides a new model for reading Puritanism not as the start of an American telos but at the end of a European intellectual inheritance. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Thomas Hooker (1586–1647) Puritanism grace (theology) sixteenth century seventeenth century...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
... gives us a seventeenth-century master Derridean. A self-preservation and self-destruction binary underwrites and threatens liberalism’s legitimacy, and we are left with the democratic supplement’s menacing force. Liberalism and capitalism produce profound inequalities, but the natural law that all...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2005
... censorship from the seventeenth century to 1900. Like the study as a whole, this chapter is meticulously researched, making the book especially valuable as a catalog of the history of censorship, a compen- dium of twentieth-century drama and the opposition it faced from conserva- tive forces. Although...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2008
... hives which keep readers active but anchored” (xii). Brown illustrates how the tensions and anxieties of New England piety were embedded in the textual and paratextual features of seventeenth- century “steady sellers”—those titles consistently ordered from London and...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
... “print culture.” The more ambitious and innovative of these two important studies is Brown’s examination of the devotional reading practices of early New England. By analyzing and contextualizing the material features of particular seventeenth- century religious books, Brown, who directs...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and contextualizing the material features of particular seventeenth- century religious books, Brown, who directs the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa, makes a convincing case for book studies methodology as a dynamic tool for writing cultural history. Employing the evocative arche...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Brown’s examination of the devotional reading practices of early New England. By analyzing and contextualizing the material features of particular seventeenth- century religious books, Brown, who directs the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa, makes a convincing case for book...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of a project looking at the figure of the institution as a machine in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, I scoured the Early English Books Online (EEBO) and Early American Newspapers databases for early discussions of machines in the English language. This required particular care in my choice...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England. By David D. Hall. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. xi, 233 pp. $49.95. Writers in New England were always aware, Michelle Burnham demon- strates, of their implication in an...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... viii, 222 pp. Paper, $30.00. Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England. By David D. Hall. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. xi, 233 pp. $49.95. Writers in New England were always aware, Michelle Burnham demon...