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Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Pleasure Reading

p. 1 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0010

Seeing the Rebel: Or, How to Do Things with Dictionaries in Nineteenth-Century America

pp. 2-13 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0013

Most Pleasurable Reading We’re Not Doing: Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women

pp. 13-24 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0016

“Bartleby,” Empson, and Pastoral Pleasures

pp. 24-33 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0000

Lost Books and a History of Reading Them

pp. 33-41 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0003

Life during War time

pp. 41-52 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0006


“Her Little Maid Mandy”: The Abolitionist Slave Owner and the Rhetoric of Affection in the Life and Early Fiction of E. D. E. N. Southworth

pp. 53-82 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0009

Simultaneity- across- Borders: Richard Henry Dana Jr., Alexander von Humboldt, Edgar Allan Poe

pp. 83-106 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0012

Knowing as Neighboring: Approaching Thoreau’s Kalendar

pp. 107-129 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0015

Forum Indigeneity's Difference: Methodology and the Structures of Sovereignty


pp. 131-136 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0018

Sovereignty’s Challenge to Native American (and United States) History

pp. 137-142 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0002


pp. 142-148 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0005

Colonialism, Constituent Power, and Popular Sovereignty

pp. 148-153 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0008

Forum Evidence and the Archive

Introduction: The Aesthetics of Archival Evidence

pp. 155-162 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0011

Falsifiability, Confirmation Bias, and Textual Promiscuity

pp. 162-171 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0014

Against Accumulation

pp. 172-179 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0017

Accounting for Textual Remains

pp. 179-186 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0001

Where the Evidence Is: Or, Willie Sutton Visits the Library

pp. 186-194 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0004

Contributor Biographies

pp. 195-198 | DOI: 10.1353/jnc.2014.0007

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