Early American Literature

Early American Literature
Volume 41, Number 2, 2006

CONTENTS

    Leader, Jennifer L.
  • "In Love with the Image": Transitive Being and Typological Desire in Jonathan Edwards
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    Subject Headings:
    • Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 -- Language.
    • Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 -- Philosophy.
    Potter, Tiffany, 1967-
  • Circular Taxonomies: Regulating European and American Women through Representations of North American Indian Women
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    Subject Headings:
    • Indian women -- North America -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
    • Ethnology -- North America.
    Sweet, Timothy, 1960-
  • "What Concernment Hath America in These Things!" Local and Global in Samuel Sewall's Plum Island Passage
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sewall, Samuel, 1652-1730. Phaenomena quaedam apocalyptica ad aspectum novi orbis configurata.
    • Natural theology -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.
    Madden, Etta M., 1962-
  • "To Make a Figure": Benjamin Rush's Rhetorical Self-Construction and Scientific Authorship
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
    • Rhetoric and psychology.
    Keetley, Dawn, 1965-
  • Homicidal Envy: The Case of Richard Henry Dana, Sr.'s, Paul Felton
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. Paul Felton.
    • Murder in literature.
    • Jealousy in literature.

Roundtable

    Gustafson, Sandra M.
  • Historicizing Race in Early American Studies: A Roundtable with Joanna Brooks, Philip Gould, and David Kazanjian: Introduction
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    Subject Headings:
    • Race.
    • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
    Brooks, Joanna, 1971-
  • Working Definitions: Race, Ethnic Studies, and Early American Literature
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    Subject Headings:
    • Race.
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
    • American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
    Gould, Philip, 1960-
  • What We Mean When We Say "Race"
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    Subject Headings:
    • Race.
    • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    • Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
    • Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
    • Slave trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
    Kazanjian, David, 1967-
  • "When They Come Here They Feal So Free": Race and Early American Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Race.
    • United States -- Race relations -- Sources.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Sources.

Review Essays

    Castillo, Susan P., 1948-
  • Narratives of Blood
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    Subject Headings:
    • Erkkila, Betsy, 1944- Mixed bloods and other crosses: rethinking American literature from the Revolution to the culture wars.
    • Brown, Harry J. (Harry John), 1972- Injun Joe's ghost: the Indian mixed-blood in American writing.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.
    Gustafson, Sandra M.
  • Textual Media in Early American Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Readex Microprint Corporation. Archive of Americana [web site]
    • NewsBank, inc.
    • Amory, Hugh. Bibliography and the book trades: studies in the print culture of early New England.
    • Hall, David D., ed.
    • Davidson, Cathy N., 1949- Revolution and the word: the rise of the novel in America.
    • Gitelman, Lisa, ed. New media, 1740-1915.
    • Pingree, Geoffrey B., ed.
    • Juster, Susan. Doomsayers: Anglo-American prophecy in the age of Revolution.
    • Nathans, Heather S. Early American theatre from the Revolution to Thomas Jefferson: into the hands of the people.
    • Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Hearing things: religion, illusion, and the American enlightenment.
    • Wilmer, S. E. Theatre, society, and the nation: staging American identities.
    • United States -- Imprints -- Databases.
    • Book industries and trade -- New England -- History -- 17th century.

Reviews

    Dillon, Elizabeth Maddock.
  • Histories of Print, Manuscript, and Performance in America, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 2005 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Histories of Print, Manuscript, and Performance in America (2005 : American Antiquarian Society)
    • Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
    Gordis, Lisa M.
  • "Bring Forth the Old Because of the New": Early Americanists and Contemporary Culture
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gustafson, Sandra M. Emerging media of early America.
    • Book industries and trade -- United States -- History.
    Wentink, Andrew Mark.
  • Enhanced by Technology: New Directions in American Studies Scholarship
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    Subject Headings:
    • Histories of Print, Manuscript, and Performance in America (2005 : American Antiquarian Society)
    • Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
    Crosby, Sara Lynn.
  • Sympathy in American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Boudreau, Kristin, 1965- Sympathy in American literature: American sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses.
    • American literature -- History and criticism.
    Shaffer, Jason.
  • A History of the American Theatre, From Its Origins to 1832 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dunlap, William, 1766-1839. History of the American theatre from its origins to 1832.
    • Miller, Tice L.
    • Theater -- United States -- History.
    Williams, Daniel E.
  • Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hartman, James D. Providence tales and the birth of American literature.
    • American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.

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