Volume 47, Number 1, 2012

Table of Contents

  "Doe Not Forget Me": Richard Frethorne, Indentured Servitude, and the English Poor Law of 1601

pp. 1-30
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"Now Reader Read": The Literary Ambitions of Henry Kelsey, Hudson's Bay Company Clerk

pp. 31-58
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"Beyond My Skil": Mary Rowlandson's Counting

pp. 59-87
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Liquid Landscape: Possession and Floridian Geography

pp. 89-114
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Vexing Motherhood and Interracial Intimacy in Sarah Osborn's Spiritual Diary

pp. 115-142
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Mesmer's Demon: Fiction, Falsehood, and the Mechanical Imagination

pp. 143-170
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Review Essays

Jonathan Edwards, Continuity, and Secularism

pp. 171-182
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Friends Imaginary and Beautiful

pp. 183-198
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Microbes and a "Magic Box": Medicine and Disease in Early American Studies

pp. 199-216
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Book Reviews

Risk Culture: Performance and Danger in Early America (review)

pp. 217-221
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Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim (review)

pp. 221-228
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Biblia Americana: America's First Bible Commentary: A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments: Volume 1, Genesis (review)

pp. 228-233
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Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic (review)

pp. 233-238
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Letters and Cultural Transformations in the United States, 1760-1860 (review)

pp. 239-242
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Conference Reviews

The American Literature Association Conference (review)

pp. 243-251
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Seventeenth Annual Omohundro Institute Conference (review)

pp. 251-256
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In Memoriam: Jeffrey H. Richards

In Memoriam: Jeffrey H. Richards

pp. 257-260
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Editor's Note

p. 261
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Notes on Contributors

pp. 263-265
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