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Articles on Walt Whitman

"The Texts and Contexts of 'Calamus': Did Whitman Censor Himself in 1860?" from the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review Vol. 21, No. 3/4, Winter/Spring 2004. [Download PDF]

"'How Dare a Sick Man or an Obedient Man Write Poems?': Whitman and the Dis-ease of the Perfect Body" from Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities, edited by Sharon L. Snyder, et. al, 2002. [Download PDF]

"'An Unusually Active Market for Calamus': Whitman, Vanity Fair, and the Fate of Humor in a Time of War, 1860-1863" from the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review Vol. 19, No. 3/4, Winter/Spring 2002.[Download PDF]

"Science," in Walt Whitman: An Encyclopedia, eds. J.R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings, 1998. [Download PDF]

"'Culture' or Democracy: Whitman, Eugene Benson, and The Galaxy" from The Whitman Quarterly Review, Vol. 13, No. 4, Spring 1996. [Download PDF]

"'The Original Eye': Whitman, Schelling and the Return to Origins" from The Whitman Quarterly Review, Vol. 11, No. 4, Spring 1994. [Download PDF]

"‘This Terrible, Irrepressible Yearning:' Whitman's Poetry of Love," in Love Is: Some American Definitions, ed. Ann Massa, 1990. [Download PDF]

"'The Password Primeval': Whitman's Use of Science in 'Song of Myself'" from Studies in the American Renaissance, edited by Joel Myerson, 1986. [Download PDF]

"The American Context of Democratic Vistas" from Walt Whitman Here and Now, edited by Joann P. Krieg, 1985. [Download PDF]

"‘Of War Times and Poetry and Democracy:' A Final Visit with Whitman," Walt Whitman Review, 28, March 1982. [Download PDF]

"Individual Identity and Democratic Culture: The Problem of Whitman's Democratic Vistas," Southeastern American Studies Association, Proceedings 1979, 1979. [Download PDF]

"The Selling of the ‘Author's Edition:' Whitman, O'Connor and the Affair," Walt Whitman Review, 23, March 1977. [Download PDF]

"Whitman and the Magazines: Some Documentary Evidence" fromAmerican Literature Vol. XLIV, No. 2, May, 1972. [Download PDF]

 

Transatlanticism in the Antebellum Period

"'The Power of Steam': Antislavery and Reform in Britain and America, 1844-60" from Connected by Books, forthcoming.

"'The Man [and Woman] at the Other End of the Lever': Douglass, Stowe, and the Perils and Promise of Living in a Global Village" from Resources for American Literary Study Vol. 30, 2005. [Download PDF]

"Emancipation and the Atlantic Triangle: John Bigelow's Jamaica in 1850" from Jamaica in 1850, or, the Effects of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony by John Bigelow, 2006. [Download PDF]

"Boston and Beyond" from The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism edited by Joel Myerson, et. al, 2010. [Download PDF Part 1] [Part 2]

 

Articles on Lizette Woodworth Reese

"Lizette Woodworth Reese 1856-1935" from Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers Vol. 15, No. 2, 1998. [Download PDF]

"'The Last Letter of All': Reese, Stedman, and Poetry in Late-Nineteenth-Century America" from American Literary Mentors, edited by Irene C. Goldman-Orice and Melissa Mc Farland Pennell, 1999. [Download PDF]

 

19th Century American Culture and Periodicals

"'The Ultraism of the Day': Greene's Boston Post, Hawthorne, Fuller, Melville, Stowe, and Literary Journalism in Antebellum America," American Periodicals, Vol. 18 No. 2, 2008. [Download PDF]

"Extermination and Democracy: O'Sullivan, The Democratic Review, and Empire, 1837-1840" from American Periodicals Vol. 15, No. 2, 2005. [Download PDF]

"The Fate of Humor in a Time of Civil and Cold War: Vanity Fair and Race" from Studies in American Humor, New Series 3, No. 10, 2003. [Download PDF Part 1] [Part 2]

"The Mob before Him:' Teaching American Literature with Periodicals," American Periodicals 12, 2002. [Download PDF]

"Power and Form: Learning and Unlearning the Lessons of the Academy," ADE Bulletin, 129, Fall 2001. [Download PDF]

"Scribner's Monthly and the 'Pictoral Representation of Life and Truth' in Post-Civil War America" from American Periodicals Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 1999. [Download PDF]

"Edmund Clarence Stedman" in American National Biography, 1999. [Download PDF]

"Eugene Benson" in American National Biography, 1999. [Download PDF]

"‘Don't Tell! They'd Advertise:' Emily Dickinson in The Round Table" in Periodical Literature in Nineteenth-Century America, eds. Kenneth Price and Susan Belasco Smith, 1995. [Download PDF]

"Edmund Clarence Stedman" in Dictionary of Literary Biography, eds. John W. Rathbun and Monica M. Grecu, 1988. [Download PDF]

"J. G. Holland and the 'Religion of Civilization' in Mid-Nineteenth Century America" from American Studies Vol. xxvii, No. 1, Spring 1986. [Download PDF]

"Appletons' Journal" in American Literary Magazines: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, ed. Edward E. Chielens, 1986. [Download PDF]

"The Round Table" in American Literary Magazines: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, ed. Edward E. Chielens, 1986. [Download PDF]

"The Galaxy and American Democratic Culture, 1866-1878" from the Journal of American Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, April 1982. [Download PDF]

"Between Realism and Romanticism: The Curious Career of Eugene Benson" from American Literary Realism 1870-1910, Vol. XIV, No. 2, Autumn 1981. [Download PDF]

"Titus Munson Coan: an Early Defender of Thoreau" from The New England Quarterly, Vol. LIV, No. 1, March 1981. [Download PDF]

"Politics and Poetics: The Reception of Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War," American Literature, 49, November 1977. [Download PDF]

 "‘My Humble Muse:' Some New Bierce Letters" from The Markham Review, 5, Summer, 1976. [Download PDF]

"The Shadowed Years: Mrs. Richards, Mr. Stedman, and Robinson" from Colby Library Quarterly, Series 9, June 1972. [Download PDF]

 

Articles on Edgar Allan Poe

"Eureka, the Lyceum, and Cosmic Science" from Poe Writing / Writing Poe, edited by Richard Kopley and Jana Argersinger, forthcoming. [Publisher Information]

"In Defense of Beauty: Stedman and the Recognition of Poe in America, 1880-1910" from Poe and His Times: The Artist and His Milieu, edited by Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV, 1990.  [Download PDF]

W. & R. Chambers

"'The Fiery Cross of Knowledge': Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, 1832-1844" from Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, Winter, 1999. [Download PDF Part 1] [Part 2]

"Intersecting Empires: W. &R. Chambers and Emigration, 1832-1844" from The Bibliotheck, Vol. 24: 1999. [Download PDF]