restricted access   Volume 48, Number 1, 2013

Table of Contents


The Influence of Anne Bradstreet's Innovative Errors

pp. 1-27

Irony and Modernity in the Early Slave Narrative: Bonds of Duty, Contracts of Meaning

pp. 29-60

Reading Less Littorally: Kentucky and the Translocal Imagination in the Atlantic World

pp. 61-91

Precipitous Sensations: Herman Mann's The Female Review (1797), Botanical Sexuality, and the Challenge of Queer Historiography

pp. 93-123

Ethan Allen and Daniel Shays: Contrasting Models of Political Representation in the Early Republic

pp. 125-151

"A Thought Struck Me": John Fitch and the Federal Republic

pp. 153-176


pp. 177-178

"One Question Is Who Is Responsible? Another Is Can You Read?" Reading and Responding to Seventeenth-Century Texts Using Toni Morrison's Historical Reconstructions in A Mercy

pp. 178-183

Florens in Salem

pp. 183-188

History, Fiction, Imagination, and A Mercy

pp. 188-193

Thinking with Toni Morrison's A Mercy (A Response to "Remembering the Past: Toni Morrison's Seventeenth Century in Today's Classroom")

pp. 193-199

Review Essays

Contact, Mediation, and Myth in Early Latin American Literatures

pp. 201-212

Masculinity, Power, and Political Activity in Early America

pp. 213-230

"A Tale of Our Own Times": Early American Women's Novels, Reprints, and the Seduction of the Familiar

pp. 231-242

Book Reviews

In My Power:Letter Writing and Communications in Early America by Konstantin Dierks (review)

pp. 243-248

Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America by Elaine Forman Crane (review)

pp. 248-252

Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions (review)

pp. 252-258

The American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012: A Bicentennial History by Philip F. Gura (review)

pp. 258-265

Conference Review

Triumph in My Song: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century African Atlantic Culture, History, and Performance Conference (review)

pp. 267-275

Editors Note

Editor's Note

pp. 277-279

Notes and Contributors

Notes on Contributors

pp. 281-283