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  Volume 43, Number 2, 2008

Table of Contents

From: Early American Literature

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A Reminder from the Editor

p. 243

Modern Language Association Honored Scholar of Early American Literature, 2007: Pattie Cowell

pp. 245-247

Miraculous Plagues: Epidemiology on New England’s Colonial Landscape

pp. 249-270

“Though I am a Stranger to You by Face, yet in Neere Bonds by Faith”: A Transatlantic Puritan Republic of Letters

pp. 277-308

John Howison’s New Gothic Nationalism and Transatlantic Exchange

pp. 309-335

Spanish-Language Masonic Books Printed in the Early United States

pp. 337-360

A Feeling Farmer: Masculinity, Nationalism, and Nature in Crèvecoeur’s Letters

pp. 361-377

Crèvecoeur in Wyoming

pp. 379-407


Forty-Nine Anecdotes

pp. 409-441

Roundtable Essay

Richard Rodriguez: Reluctant Romantic

pp. 443-452

Review Essays

Haiti, Modernity, and U.S. Identities

pp. 453-465

Charting Early American Travel: Mobility, Mapping, and Identity

pp. 467-486

Reprinting the Literature of the Middle Ground

pp. 487-496


Another Face of Empire: Bartolomé de las Casas, Indigenous Rights, and Ecclesiastical Imperialism (review)

pp. 497-504

The Mirror of Antiquity: American Women and the Classical Tradition, 1750–1900 (review)

pp. 504-508

Republic of Intellect: The Friendly Club of New York City and the Making of American Literature (review)

pp. 508-511

A Hideous Monster of the Mind: American Race Theory in the Early Republic (review)

pp. 511-516

The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England (review)

pp. 516-519

Absence and Memory in Colonial American Theatre: Fiorelli’s Plaster (review)

pp. 520-523

Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature (review)

pp. 524-526

Rhetoric and the Republic: Politics, Civic Discourse, and Education in Early America (review)

pp. 527-532


Notes on Contributors

pp. 533-534

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