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  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

"Now Reader Read": The Literary Ambitions of Henry Kelsey, Hudson's Bay Company Clerk

pp. 31-58

"Beyond My Skil": Mary Rowlandson's Counting

pp. 59-87

Liquid Landscape: Possession and Floridian Geography

pp. 89-114

Vexing Motherhood and Interracial Intimacy in Sarah Osborn's Spiritual Diary

pp. 115-142

Mesmer's Demon: Fiction, Falsehood, and the Mechanical Imagination

pp. 143-170

Review Essays

Jonathan Edwards, Continuity, and Secularism

pp. 171-182

Friends Imaginary and Beautiful

pp. 183-198

Microbes and a "Magic Box": Medicine and Disease in Early American Studies

pp. 199-216

Book Reviews

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

pp. 217-221

Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child Victim (review)

pp. 221-228

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

pp. 228-233

Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic (review)

pp. 233-238

Letters and Cultural Transformations in the United States, 1760-1860 (review)

pp. 239-242

Conference Reviews

The American Literature Association Conference (review)

pp. 243-251

Seventeenth Annual Omohundro Institute Conference (review)

pp. 251-256

In Memoriam: Jeffrey H. Richards

In Memoriam: Jeffrey H. Richards

pp. 257-260

Editor's Note

p. 261

Notes on Contributors

pp. 263-265

Research Areas


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