Early American Literature

Edited by Marion Rust, University of Kentucky

EAL_57-2

Frequency: Spring, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 57, Number 2

Size: 6" x 9", approx. 328 pages

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: Print 0012-8163; Digital 1534-147X

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Founded in 1965, Early American Literature is the journal of the Division on American Literature to 1830 of the Modern Language Association. It is the only journal that focuses on the scholarship and criticism of American literature through the early national period. It typically includes six essays, an essay review or forum, and several book reviews. For more information, visit Early American Literature‘s website.

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Marion Rust is Professor of English at the University of Kentucky.  She received her undergraduate degree in comparative literature from Harvard and her PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford. She has published two books about Susanna Rowson and numerous articles and essays on topics ranging from gender and the personal voice in early Americanist scholarship (American Literature and Legacy), to concepts of intellectual property in the early republic (Studies in American Fiction), to empire studies (Women of the Early Americas and the Formation of Empire) and mass psychogenic illness (Common-Place).

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Open Access Article

Scholars specializing in early American literature have a duty to the public to raise awareness of how past events and beliefs impact our current lives–especially in the midst of a global pandemic and nationwide protests against systemic racism. This is why EAL has decided to provide Christopher Trigg’s essay, “The Racial Politics of Resurrection in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World”, open-access on their website. You can read the full article at the following link:

“The Racial Politics of Resurrection in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World,” by Christopher Trigg

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Editor

Marion Rust, University of Kentucky
marion.rust@uky.edu

Co-Editor for Reviews

Katy Chiles, University of Tennessee
kchiles1@utk.edu

Advisory Editor

Sandra M. Gustafson, University of Notre Dame
gustafson.6@nd.edu

Editorial Associate

Christi Stanforth

Assistant Editor

Alex Gergely
alex.gergely@uky.edu

Digital Media Editor

Natalie Harrington
nlha227@uky.edu

Editorial Assistants for Review

Emma Butler-Probst
Lucas Nossaman

Editorial Board

Sari Altschuler, Northeastern University
Wendy Bellion, University of Delaware
Yael Ben-zvi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Lisa Brooks, Amherst College
Sarah Chinn, Hunter College, CUNY
Patrick Erben, University of West Georgia
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California Santa Cruz
Greta LaFleur, Yale University
Cedrick May, University of Texas at Arlington
Andrew Newman, Stony Brook University
Sarah Rivett, Princeton University
Gordon Sayre, University of Oregon
Cassander L. Smith, University of Alabama
Derrick Spires, Cornell University
Scott Manning Stevens, Syracuse University
Rhondda Thomas, Clemson University
Karen Weyler, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Table of Contents

Volume 57, Number 2

Editor’s Note
Marion Rust

Provocation

Magawisca’s Light: A Recuperative Approach to Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie
Anna E. Beaudry

Articles

Ethics and Epistemology at Plymouth Plantation
Ana Schwartz

Interpreters of Nature: Louis Nicolas and His Indigenous Guides
Rhianna Marks

Mary Rowlandson and Restorative Reading
Rachel Arteaga

Leonora Sansay’s Secret History of Land Crabs
Kyle Campbell

Metalinguistic Analysis in the Orations on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 1808–1823
Sam Plasencia

Symposium

Introduction to “Symposium on Scholarly Editing and the New Charles Brockden Brown Studies”
Elizabeth Hewitt, Stephen Shapiro, and Karen A. Weyler

History And Romance: Fictionality in Charles Brockden Brown
Elizabeth Hewitt

Reader-Centered Periodicals and the Literary Commons
Karen A. Weyler

Un-Noveling Brown: Liberalism and Its Literary Discontents
Philip Barnard and Stephen Shapiro

Periodical Queries: Early American Magazine Writing in and out of the Charles Brockden Brown Canon
Matthew Pethers and Len Von Morzé

Charles Brockden Brown Wrote Poetry, and You Should Actually Read It
Michael C. Cohen

Book Reviews

Brooke M. Bauer, Agata Błoch, Jenifer B. Elmore, Philip Gould, Robert S. Levine, Amy M. E. Morris, Loren Michael Mortimer, Santiago Muñoz-Arbeláez, Tricia R. Peone, Benjamin Ray, Kiara M. Vigil

Resources for Early American Studies

Frederic W. Gleach, Lucas Nossaman

Conference Reviews

Chip Badley, Stephen Fragano, Henry Y. Kirby, Ittai Orr, Sam Plasencia, Colby Townsend

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