Introducing the Literature Issue
Who Reads an Early American Book?
More people than you might think
The Other Panic of 1819
Irving's Sketch Book, literary overproduction, and the politics of the "purely literary"
Who Publishes an Early American Book?
From Codex to Kindle
The Displacement of the American Novel
Imagining Aaron Burr and Haiti in Leonora Sansay's Secret History
The Other Charlie Brown
Early American studies in Australia
"None Need Think Their Sympathy Wasted"
Reading early American books
The Founders Fiction
Reading eighteenth-century novels in company with the American revolutionaries
Two Early American Bestsellers
Rowson's Charlotte Temple and Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
Reading and Writing Indians
Native American literacy in colonial New England
The Asylum as a Literary Institution
Benjamin Reiss, Theaters of Madness
Martha Tomhave Blauvelt, The Work of the Heart
Poetry over Politics
Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan, Men of Letters in the Early Republic
Reading the Ocean with a Mariner's Eye
Hester Blum, The View from the Masthead
Facts and Fictions in Revolutionary Boston
Literature as Evidence
Historians recommend American books