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Archives of DesireThe Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

J. Samaine Lockwood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

In this thought-provoking study of nineteenth-century America, J. Samaine Lockwood offers an important new interpretation of the literary movement known as American regionalism. Lockwood argues that ... More

Counting BodiesPopulation in Colonial American Writing

Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing

Molly Farrell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277314
eISBN:
9780190277338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Quantifiable citizenship—in the form of birth certificates, census forms, and immigration quotas—is so ubiquitous that today it appears ahistorical. Yet before the modern colonial era, there was ... More

On Lingering and Being LastRace and Sovereignty in the New World

On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World

Jonathan Elmer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229406
eISBN:
9780823240982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

What are we talking about when we talk about sovereignty? Is it about formal legitimacy or practical authority? Does it require the ability to control the flow of people or goods across a border; is ... More

Propaganda 1776Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

Russ Castronovo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199354900
eISBN:
9780199354931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book considers the extent to which the dispersal and circulation—indeed, the propagation—of information and opinion across the various media of the eighteenth century helped speed the flow of ... More

Race and ResistanceLiterature and Politics in Asian America

Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book argues that Asian American intellectuals have idealized Asian America, ignoring its saturation with capitalist practices. The idealization of Asian America means that Asian American ... More

Specters of ConquestIndigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures

Adam Lifshey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232383
eISBN:
9780823241187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book posits America as not a particular country or continent but a foundational narrative, in which conquerors arrive at a shore intent on overwriting local versions of humanity, culture, and ... More

The Unsettlement of AmericaTranslation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Anna Brickhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book explores the career and legacy of Don Luis de Velasco, an early modern indigenous translator of the sixteenth-century Atlantic world who traveled far and wide and experienced nearly a ... More

Writing the RebellionLoyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Philip Gould

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967896
eISBN:
9780199346073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967896.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Why has Revolutionary literary studies largely ignored the writings of those who opposed the American Rebellion? This study of the literature of politics reconsiders the place of the British American ... More

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