Upcoming Issue

Volume 34, No. 1, 2017

Editor’s Note

Jennifer S. Tuttle

Forum: Envisioning America’s Future: Lydia Maria Child and Social Justice

Sarah Olivier, Guest Editor


Sarah Olivier

“Child’s Legacy to the Twenty-First Century: The Law of Love Versus Religious Bigotry, Anti-Immigrant Hysteria, and Mass Incarceration”

Carolyn L. Karcher

“Fostering the Future: Child’s Environmental Engagements in The Juvenile Miscellany and Beyond”

Karen L. Kilcup

“The Cost of the Gift: Gender and Labor in Lydia Maria Child’s Writings”

Hildegard Hoeller

“The Problems of Citizenship: Revisiting Letters from New-York through a Social Justice Lens”

Bruce Mills

“Lydia Maria Child’s Abolition Democracy, and Ours”

Robert Fanuzzi

“If We Are Brave Enough to Accept: Taking on the Challenges of Lydia Maria Child Today”

Dana D. Nelson

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“Theorizing Democratic Feelings, Disagreement, and the Temporal Child in Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s The Linwoods

Marissa Carrere

“Black Classical Ruins and American Memory in the Poetry of H. Cordelia Ray”

Heidi Morse

“‘The Queer Feeling We All Know’: Queer Objects and Orientations in Edith Wharton’s (Haunted) Houses”

Shannon Brennan

“The Heart of Capitalism: Contested Visions of Labor Reform in Lurana Sheldon’s Department Store Novels”

Ashley Elizabeth Palmer


Legacy Features Forum: Rowson’s Sincerity and the Just Teach One Project

Ed White and Duncan Faherty, Guest Editors


Desirée Henderson

Legacy Reprint: Excerpts from Sincerity; A Novel in a Series of Original Letters (1803-04)

Susanna Rowson, edited by Ed White and Duncan Faherty

“Female Relationships in Susanna Rowson’s Sincerity: The Bechdel Test and American Literature Syllabi”

Theresa Strouth Gaul

“‘Oh that I were a man!’: Rowson’s Lesson on Marital Entrapment”

Jennifer Desiderio

“Seriality and Sincerity

Karen A. Weyler

“Six Lessons from the Just Teach One Project on Recovering Rowson’s Sincerity

Lisa West

“Scrupulous Sincerity”

Michelle Sizemore

“Canonical Predicaments”

Ed White and Duncan Faherty

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Review Essays

“Legible Natives: Making Native Women Visible in the Literary Arts”

Penelope M. Kelsey

“Alternate Origin Stories and Unexpected Archives: The Question of the Indigenous Literary”

Susan Bernardin

Book Reviews

Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Culture, by Sarah N. Roth

Elizabeth Duquette

Selected Writings of Eliza Higginson: Inventing Pacific Northwest Literature, edited by Laura Laffrado

Donna M. Campbell

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