Recent Scholarship Based on Research at the American Antiquarian Society

The following list includes publications or awards based on research in the Society's collections that have come to our attention recently.

A complete list of scholarship based on research at AAS and published since 2000 is available as a pdf.

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Entries recorded from June 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015


Ceccacci, Susan. Living at the City’s Green Edge. Bancroft Heights: A Planned Neighborhood in Worcester, Massachusetts. Cambridge: TidePool Press, 2015. (AAS member)

Child, Deborah. Soldier, Engraver, Forger: Richard Brunton’s Life on the Fringe in America’s New Republic. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.

McCaskill, Barbara. Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery: William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015.

Malanson, Jeffrey. Addressing America: George Washington’s Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2015. (Peterson Fellow, 2009-2010)

Michaels, Teresa. Books for Children, Books for Adults: Age and the Novel from Defoe to James. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Ronson, Jon. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. New York: Riverhead Books, 2015.

Thompson, Todd Nathan. National Joker: Abraham Lincoln and the Politics of Satire. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2015.

Welburn, Ron. Hartford’s Ann Plato and the Native Borders of Identity. Albany: SUNY Press, 2015.


Altschuler, Sari. “ ‘Picture it all, Darley’: Race Politics and the Media History of George Lippard’s The Quaker City.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 70.1 (2015): 65-101. (Legacy Fellow, 2011-2012; Hench Post-Dissertation Fellow, 2013-2014)

Coleman, Dawn. “Mahomet’s Gospel and Other Revelations: Discovering Melville’s Hand in The Works of William E. Channing.” Leviathan 17.2 (2015): 74-88. (NeMLA Fellow, 2006-2007)

Crane, Jacob. “Barbary(an) Invasions: The North African Figure in Republican Print Culture.” Early American Literature 50.2 (2015): 331-358. (Schiller Fellow, 2013-2014)

Looby, Christopher. “Lippard in Part(s): Seriality and Secrecy in The Quaker City.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 70.1 (2015): 1-35. (AAS member)

Pender, Patricia. “Constructing a Canonical Colonial Poet: Abram E. Cutter’s Bradstreetiana and the 1867 Works.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 109.2 (2015): 223-246. (Reese Fellow, 2013-2014)

Pritchard, Janet. “More Than Scenery: Yellowstone, and American Love Story.” Fraction Magazine 76 (2015). (Last Fellow, 2008)

Rebhorn, Matthew. “Ontological Drift: Medical Discourse and Racial Embodiment in Robert Montgomery Bird’s Sheppard Lee.” ESQ 61.2 (2015): 262-296.

Reynolds, David S. “Deformance, Performativity, Posthumanism: The Subversive Style and Radical Politics of George Lippard’s The Quaker City.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 70.1 (2015): 36-64. (AAS member; AAS-NEH Fellow, 1982-1983)

Roy, Michaël. "Cheap Editions, Little Books, and Handsome Duodecimos: A Book History Approach to Antebellum Slave Narratives." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 40.3 (2015): 69-93. (d’Héricourt Fellow, 2013-2014)

Winship, Michael B. “In Search of Monk Hall: A Publishing History of George Lippard’s The Quaker City.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 70.1 (2015): 132-149. (AAS member; Peterson Fellow, 1989-1990; AAS-NEH Fellow, 1993-1994; AAS-NEH Fellow, 2009-2010)

Wirzbicki, Peter. “ ‘The light of knowledge follows the impulse of revolutions’: Slavery and Aboltion 36.2 (2015): 275-297. (Packer Fellow, 2014-2015)

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