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Literature in the Early American Republic

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Volume 1 (2009), ISBN 978-0-404-63911-2

CONTENTS

Preface
James D. Wallace, “Yellow Fever, Race, the Constitution, Nullification: Philip Freneau’s National Gazette in Philadelphia, 1793”
William Merrill Decker, “‘Who Aint a Slave?’: Moby-Dick and the Slave Narrative Tradition”
Rochelle Raineri Zuck, “Cultivation, Commerce, and Cupidity: Late-Jacksonian Virtue in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Crater
Lance Schachterle, “The Themes of Land and Leadership in ‘The Littlepage Manuscripts’”
Allan M. Axelrad, “Cooper’s Literary Landscape Art and American Landscape Painting: From Mountain Gothic to Forest Gothic and Luminism”
David Cody, “Hawthorne as Burrower”
Leland S. Person, “The Ways of the Hour: Cooper’s Scarlet Letter”
Barbara Alice Mann, “Aunt Jane and Father Fenimore: The Influence of Jane Austen on James Fenimore Cooper”
John C. Havard, “The Ideological Significance of Dualistic Native American Characterization in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans and Juan León Mera’s Cumandá
R. D. Madison and Karen Lentz Madison, “Come, All You Sons of Liberty: The American Naval Ballad in the Early 1840s”
Notes on Contributors
Index

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Volume 2 (2010), ISBN 978-0-404-63912-9

CONTENTS

Preface
Mischelle Booher Anthony, “‘Innumerable Judgments’: P. D. Manvill’s Lucinda; Or The Mountain Mourner
Theresa Strouth Gaul, “‘The Great Radical Political Mistake’: Elias Boudinot’s 1837 Letter on Cherokee Removal”
Joshua David Bellin, “Red Routes: William Apess and Nativist Prophecy”
Bryan Sinche, “Cross-dressing and Virtuous Citizenship in The Female Marine and ‘The Mess-Chest’”
Lisa West, “The Nature of ‘The Flourishing Village’ in America: Prospects in Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie
Robert Daly, “Reading Sedgwick Now: Empathy and Ethics in Early America”
Rebecca Lush, “‘Louisianian Lady’: Racial Ambiguity, Gender, and National Identity in Cooper’s The Prairie
Stephen Carl Arch, “Cooper’s Turn: Satire and the Age of Jackson”
John McWilliams, “‘The Almighty [unmentionable] Dollar’: Washington Irving and Money”
Lance Schachterle, “The American Novel before 1820: A Bibliographical Essay”
Notes on Contributors
Index

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Volume 3 (2011), ISBN 978-0-404-63913-6

CONTENTS

Preface
Wayne Franklin, “Writing America from Abroad: Cooper’s Recollected Sources in The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish
Robert Battistini, “‘Not to Forsake . . . but to Restore’: Usable Pasts and Generic Play in Brown’s Historical Sketches
Kacy Dowd Tillman, “The Epistolary Salon: Eighteenth-Century Letter-Writing as a Vehicle for Female Political Engagement”
Kirstie Blair, “Accents Disconsolate: Longfellow’s Evangeline and Antebellum Politics”
Michael J. Drexler, “Those ‘Old Colonial Establishments’ and the New Negro: The Problem of Slavery in the Career of William Dunlap”
Emily García, “Novel Diplomacies: Henry Marie Brackenridge’s Voyage to South America (1819) and Inter-American Revolutionary Literature”
Luis A. Iglesias, “Pirates, Patriots, and the Mexican War: Jack Tier and Cooper’s Argument with the Nation”
Rowland Hughes, “Whiggery in the Wilderness: The Politics of Indian-hating in Robert Montgomery Bird’s Nick of the Woods (1837)”
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Allan M. Axelrad, “Introduction: 2008 MLA Cooper Edition Session”
James A. Sappenfield, “A Conservative Reconsiders the Rationale of Copy-Text”
Karen Lentz Madison and R. D. Madison, “The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish: Noting Cooper’s Narragansett Novel”
Stephen Carl Arch, “All Afloat, No Ashore: Cooper’s Composition of Homeward Bound
Notes on Contributors
Index

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Volume 4 (2012), ISBN 978-0-404-63914-3

CONTENTS

Preface
R. D. Madison, “Sedgwick’s Memorials: Hope Leslie and Colonial Historiography”
Richard S. Pressman, “Margaretta as Federalist Fantasy”
Christopher N. Phillips, “Fragmenting the Bard: Sarah Wentworth Morton’s Intertextual Epic”
James J. Schaefer, “Fame, Freedom, and Familiarity: The Early Americanization of Major General Charles Lee, 1773–1776”
Teresa Coronado, “The Performance of Class in A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee
Theresa Strouth Gaul, “Ann Paine’s 1820 Travel Narrative: Comments on Slavery and Observations of the Cherokees”
Philip J. Kowalski, “Catching Little Pearl: Hawthorne’s Hybridized Daughters”
Anna Scannavini, “Cooper in Venice; Or, the ‘Telling’ Italian Subtext of The Bravo
Lance Schachterle, “Cooper and the American Revolutionary War Novel, 1784–1825”
Notes on Contributors
Index

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Volume 5 (2013), ISBN 978-0-404-63915-0

CONTENTS

Preface
Steven Harthorn, “An Unfired Shot in the Literary Battle of Lake Erie: Cooper’s Unpublished Reply to Alexander Slidell Mackenzie”
Maureen Tuthill, “Virtue and Self-Interest in the Yellow Fever World of Arthur Mervyn
Laura Laffrado, “Family Matters: Incest and Trauma in Memoirs of Abigail Abbot Bailey
Joan Varnum Ferretti, “Religious Apostasy and Market Rebellion: The Early Republic’s Crises of Authority in Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s A New-England Tale; or Sketches of New-England Character and Manners (1822)”
Adam Charles Lewis, “Naturalization, Empire, and the Pacific Historical Romances of James Fenimore Cooper and James Jackson Jarves”
Notes on Contributors
Index