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Early American Literature

Edited by Marion Rust, University of Kentucky

EAL_56-1

Frequency: Spring, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 56, Number 1

Size: 6" x 9", approx. 224 pages

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 0012-8163

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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.

The Society of Early Americanists logoEarly American Literature has been adopted as the official publication of the Society of Early Americanists. Members receive a subscription to the journal as a benefit of membership. For more information, visit our membership page.

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

Editorial Assistant

Alex Gergely, University of Kentucky
alex.gergely@uky.edu

Digital Media Assistant

Erin Fitzpatrick

Editorial Board

Sari Altschuler, Northeastern University
Matt Cohen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Kathleen Donegan, University of California at Berkeley
Paul Downes, University of Toronto
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California Santa Cruz
Gene Andrew Jarrett, New York University
Meredith Neuman, Clark University
Christopher Phillips, Lafayette College
Sarah Rivett, Princeton University
Gordon Sayre, University of Oregon
Cassander L. Smith, University of Alabama
Laura Stevens, University of Tulsa
Scott Manning Stevens, Syracuse University
Edward Watts, Michigan State University
Edward White, Tulane University

Table of Contents

Volume 56, Number 1
Special Issue: Reframing 1620
Guest Editors: Sarah Schuetze and Katherine Grandjean

Guest Editor’s and Editor’s Note
Katherine Grandjean and Marion Rust

Special Issue Introduction: 1620, Interrupted
Katherine Grandjean and Sarah Schuetze

Provocations

The Age of Failure
Peter C. Mancall

Articles

Treacherous Waters: Tisquantum, the Red Atlantic, and the Beginnings of Plymouth Colony
Neal Salisbury

Remembering Dorothy May Bradford’s Death and Reframing “Depression” in Colonial New England
Stacey Dearing

From the “Northern Parts of Virginia” to “Cape-Cod”: A Mayflower Thesaurus
Nan Goodman

Two Ships, Two Shores
Lindsay Dicuirci

Forum: Beyond 1620: A Forum on History and Memory in Early American Studies

Introduction
Katherine Grandjean and Sarah Schuetze

Decentering 1620
Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

Location, Location, Location: Archives and Place in Moments of Memorialization
Molly O’Hagan Hardy

The Uses of Plymouth Plantation
Carla Gardina Pestana

For Whom, with Whom, Should We Reframe Plymouth 1620?
Jim Egan

“They Should Have Never Fed You”
Rachel Byington

Conversation

Telling Our Story: An Interview with Paula Peters
Kelly Wisecup and Paula Peters

Archives

The “Contynuance of our Civell and religious Liberties”: Plymouth Colonists’ 1665 “Humble Addrese” to the King
Adrian Chastain Weimer

Review Essays

George Washington, Chief Executive Officer
Tom Cutterham

New England Tales: Revisiting a Region’s Past in Unfamiliar Places
Eric J. Morser

The Critical Force of Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Revolution
Len Von Morzé

Book Reviews

SHARADA BALACHANDRAN ORIHUELA, JOSHUA DAVID BELLIN, ELISABETH CEPPI, PAUL CONRAD, PAULA DEVOS, JONATHAN BEECHER FIELD, PHILIP MISEVICH, SARAH SILLIN

Resources for Early American Studies

ALEXANDER LAWRENCE AMES, DANIEL DIEZ COUCH

Conference Reviews

ANA SCHWARTZ

Notes on Contributors

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