Editor

    David S. Shields

    Book Review Editor

    Sandra Gustafsen

    Advisory Editor

    Philip F. Gura

    Editorial Board

    Douglas Anderson University of Georgia
    Cristine Levenduski Emory University
    Elisa New Harvard University
    Jeffrey Richards Old Dominion College
    Nancy Ruttenberg New York University
    Shirley Samuels Cornell University
    Reiner Smolinski Georgia State University

    Editorial Associate Daphne O'Brien

    Early American Literature, published three time a year, is the journal of the Modern Languange Association's American Literature Division I. Its province is American literature through the early national period (about 1830).
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