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Festschriften, Essay Collections, and Books Discussed in More Than One Chapter

Abolitionist Geographies

Martha Schoolman, Abolitionist Geographies (Minnesota)

American Impersonal

Branka Arsić, ed., American Impersonal: Essays with Sharon Cameron (Bloomsbury)

The American Novel to 1870

J. Gerald Kennedy and Leland Person, eds., The Oxford History of the Novel in English—Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870 (Oxford)

The American Novel, 1870–1940

Priscilla Wald and Michael A. Elliott, eds., The Oxford History of the Novel in English—Volume 6: The American Novel, 1870–1940 (Oxford)

America’s Darwin

Tina Gianquitto and Lydia Fisher, eds., America’s Darwin: Darwinian Theory and U.S. Literary Culture (Georgia)

Artistic Liberties

Adam Sonstegard, Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 (Alabama)

Before the West Was West

Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard, eds., Before the West Was West: Critical Essays on Pre-1800 Literature of the American Frontiers (Nebraska)

The Belligerent Muse

Stephen Cushman, The Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War (No. Car.)

Beyond the Fruited Plain

Kathryn Cornell Dolan, Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850–1905 (Nebraska)

Biography and the Black Atlantic

Lisa A. Lindsay and John Wood Sweet, eds., Biography and the Black Atlantic (Penn.)

Boxcar Politics

John Lennon, Boxcar Politics: The Hobo in U.S. [End Page ix] Culture and Literature, 1869–1956 (Mass.)

The Buddha in the Machine

R. John Williams, The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West (Yale)

Changing the Subject

K. Merinda Simmons, Changing the Subject: Writing Women Across the African Diaspora (Ohio State)

Class and the Making of American Literature

Andrew Lawson, ed., Class and the Making of American Literature: Created Unequal (Routledge)

Colonial Mediascapes

Matt Cohen and Jeffrey Glover, eds., Colonial Mediascapes: Sensory Worlds of the Early Americas (Nebraska)

Communities of Death

Adam C. Bradford, Communities of Death: Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning (Missouri)

The Difficult Art of Giving

Francesca Sawaya, The Difficult Art of Giving: Patronage, Philanthropy, and the American Literary Market (Penn.)

Domestic Abuse in the Novels of African American Women

Heather Duerre Humann, Domestic Abuse in the Novels of African American Women: A Critical Study (McFarland)

The Dream of the Great American Novel

Lawrence Buell, The Dream of the Great American Novel (Harvard)

The Eudaimonic Turn

James O. Pawelski and D. J. Moores, eds., The Eudaimonic Turn: Well-Being in Literary Studies (Fairleigh Dickinson)

Facing the Crises

Ljubica Matek and Jasna Polijak Rehlicki, eds., Facing the Crises: Anglophone Literature in the Postmodern World (Cambridge Scholars)

Failure and the American Writer

Gavin Jones, Failure and the American Writer: A Literary History (Cambridge)

Fashioning the Nineteenth Century

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz, eds., Fashioning the Nineteenth Century (Minnesota)

Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire

David Greven, Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellum American Literature: Margaret Fuller, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville (Ashgate)

Gothic Subjects

Siân Silyn Roberts, Gothic Subjects: The Transformation of Individualism in American Fiction, 1790–1861 (Penn.)

Henry James Today

John Carlos Rowe, ed., Henry James Today (Cambridge Scholars)

Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas

Nicole N. Aljoe and Ian Finseth, eds., Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas (Virginia)

Lesbian Modernism

Elizabeth English, Lesbian Modernism: Censorship, Sexuality, and Genre Fiction (Edinburgh)

The Life and Undeath of Autonomy

Geoff Hamilton, The Life and [End Page x] Undeath of Autonomy in American Literature (Virginia)

Miles of Stare

Michelle Kohler, Miles of Stare: Transcendentalism and the Problem of Literary Vision in Nineteenth-Century America (Alabama)

New England Beyond Criticism

Elisa New, New England Beyond Criticism: In Defense of America’s First Literature (Wiley Blackwell)

New World Drama

Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649–1849 (Duke)

Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Reprinting

Jessica DeSpain, Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Reprinting and the Embodied Book (Ashgate)

Optical Impersonality

Christina Walter, Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism (Hopkins)

Out of Character

Omri Moses, Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life (Stanford)

A Place for Humility

Christine Gerhardt, A Place for Humility: Whitman, Dickinson, and the Natural World (Iowa)



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