Seeing America First: Exploration and Imagination in North America, 1500-1900

American Studies Seminar
1998
Gregory H. Nobles

The following American Studies Seminar research papers were written by students in the 1998 seminar, "Seeing America first: exploration and imagination in North America, 1500-1900," under the supervision of Professor Gregory H. Nobles.

  • "The Image of the Irish on the Erie Canal," by Beth Burke
  • "Women of Color and the Westward Expansion," by Shirley F.B. Carter
  • "Mary Jemison: Captivity Narrative as Literary Phenomenon," by Abbey Dick
  • "A True History of Europeans & Indians Getting to Know Eachother," by Robert Knauer
  • "Incorporation of Illustrations in Nineteenth Century Coopersonian Texts," by Christopher M. Lawson
  • "Removing Authority: Experience and Intertextuality in Mary Rowlandson's The sovereignty and Goodness of God," by Catherine E. McCorkle
  • "Crevecouer's Neighborhood: Views of New York Farm Life," by Matthew Perrin
  • "The Telegraph Quick-Step: Music of the Westward Expansion," by Brian Whitman.

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