Save 40% on UNC Press books during our American History SALE! See details.

Save 40% on UNC Press books during our American History SALE! See details.

Early American Literature

Edited by Marion Rust, University of Kentucky

Frequency: Spring, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 55, Number 1

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

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 0012-8163

Subscribe

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).

Subscription Rates

Individual price – $48.00
Institutional price – $87.00
Foreign Institutional price – $111.00
Foreign Individual price – $72.00

Please contact Suzi Waters for the following:

  • Ordering institutional subscriptions
  • Ordering back issues
  • To start a subscription with the current issue instead of the next issue
  • General questions about your subscription

Suzi Waters | suzi.waters@uncpress.org | (919) 962–4201

Book Prize

2019 Winner
2020 Call for Entries

Masthead

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

Chinwe Morah, University of Kentucky
chinwe.morah@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 55, Number 1

Editor’s Note

Inventions

Reenacting an Early American Life: Fiction as History
John Demos

Articles

The Sachem and the Minister: Questions, Answers, and Genre Formation in the New England Missionary Project
Marie Balsley Taylor

The Racial Politics of Resurrection in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
Christopher Trigg

Imposture and Subversion: Charles Brockden Brown’s Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist
John Wenke

The Limits of Recovery: The Failure of James Gates Percival
John Hay

“To Perpetuate Her Name”: Appropriation and Autobiography in Margaretta Matilda Odell’s Memoir of Phillis Wheatley
Carra Glatt

Pictograph as Epitaph: Reading Algonquian Pictography in the Removal Period
Sarah Klotz

Archives

The Lost Translation of Wieland by Luis Monfort (Spain, 1818)
José Manuel Correoso-Rodenas

Book Reviews

Joshua David Bellin, Yael Ben-Zvi, Hester Blum, David J. Carlson, Thomas Hallock, Thomas Koenigs, John G. Mccurdy, Johann N. Neem, Michael Schuldiner, Reiner Smolinski, Ted Steinberg, Douglas L. Winiarski, Shannon K. Withycomb

Resources for Early American Studies

Ann Beebe

Notes on Contributors

Advertising Rates

Advertising Rates

Full page: $150
Inside Back Cover: $165

Mechanical Requirements

Full page: 4-3/8” x 7”
Inside Back Cover: same

No cash discounts. A 15% agency commission is allowed for recognized agencies if payment is received within 30 days of invoice date.

Camera ready copy or PDF only. All copy is subject to approval by editor who reserves the right to cancel/reschedule advertisements.

Deadlines
Spring Issue

Reservations: December 30
Camera-ready copy: January 15

Fall Issue

Reservations: April 28
Camera-ready copy: May 15

Winter Issue

Reservations: August 31
Camera-ready copy: September 15

Subscriber List Rental:

$100/m for pressure sensitive labels or electronic file via email. Shipping charges not included. Allow three weeks for delivery. $25.00 additional charge for rush order.

Address Advertising Orders to

Journals Production Coordinator
UNC Press
116 South Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-962-0572
Email: sam_dalzell@unc.edu

Address subscriber list rental orders to

Journals Circulation Manager
UNC Press
116 South Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-962-4201
Email: uncpress_journals@unc.edu

Address editorial correspondence to

Early American Literature
Attention: Editor
Department of English
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Email: Gustafson.6@nd.edu

Contact

Address Advertising Orders to

Journals Production Coordinator
UNC Press
116 South Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-962-0572
Email: sam_dalzell@unc.edu

Address subscriber list rental orders to

Journals Circulation Manager
UNC Press
116 South Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-962-4201
Email: uncpress_journals@unc.edu

Address editorial correspondence to

Early American Literature
Attention: Editor
Department of English
University of Kentucky
Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506
Email: marion.rust@uky.edu

UNC Press Journals Contacts