J19 | Fall 2021

Editors: Elizabeth Duquette and Stacey Margolis

Table of Contents

ON OUR COVER 

LETTER

 

"Voting Rights"
Brook Thomas

PLEASURE READING

"Best Moments," Sharon Cameron

"Dead Fish: On Rereading Moby-Dick," Emily Gowen

"Cabin Fever," Isaa Kolding

"The Understory," Matthew Crow

ESSAYS

"From Labor Reform to the Welfare State: The Critique of Capitalism in Three Postbellum Women’s Novels," Sophia Forster

“There Is an Indian Nature”: Ethnography, Skepticism, and the 'Theory of the Peace Congress' in Melville’s Confidence-Man," Rachel S. Ravina

SPECIAL SECTION ON FREDERICK DOUGLASS

"Introduction to the Annotated Edition of Douglass’s Unpublished 'Slavery,'" Leslie Leonard

"Slavery," Frederick Douglass

FORUM: Japanizing C19 American Literary Studies

十九世紀アメリカ文学研究を日本化する 

"Introduction: Japanizing C19 American Literary Studies"
イントロダクション:十九世紀アメリカ文学 研究を日本化する
Yoshiaki Furui

"American Renaissance in the Age of Theory: A Far East Version"
アメリカン・ルネッサンスと批評理論:極東版
Takayuki Tatsumi

"The Development of Mark Twain Studies in Japan"
日本におけるマーク・トウェイン研究の営み
Tsuyoshi Ishihara

Japanese Approach to Emily Dickinson’s Poetry
エミリ・ディキンスンの詩と日本人
Hiroko Uno

Thoreau’s Confucianist Turn in Japan
ソローと日本
Tsutomu Takahashi

BIOS

 

Image: Cherokee Phoenix, February 21, 1828