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(p. 427) Index

(p. 427) Index

Emboldened page ranges refer to chapters; italicized locators refer to figures; ‘n’ following a locator refers to a Note. Individuals referenced are writers or critics unless otherwise noted. Character names are alphabetized by first name.

Abbott, Anne, 235
abolition of slavery, 6, 27, 343
activism and literary criticism, 358–375
and Frederick Douglass, 343
and Harriet Beecher Stowe, 221
and protest novels, 381
and sympathy, 405
Abrams, M.H., 258
abstraction, 343, 343
action vs. deliberation, 411–426
activism, 358–375
African-American, 27–35
Adam, Barbara, 401
Adams, John, 99, 101
adaptations of novels, 376–378, 381, 381–387, 389
Addams, Jane, 367
Adventures of a Bank-Note(Bridges), 47
Adventures of Captain Bonneville (Irving), 11, 11, 11, 11n
Aesop's Fables, 203–206
affect studies, 197–199, 213
African-American community, 27–31, 27, 27
intellectuals, 282
African-American history, 27, 27
African-American literature, 4, 27–41, 263
Agamben, Georgio, 228, 258, 397, 397
Age of Discovery, 84–89
Alaimo, Stacy, 401
Alarm, The (newspaper), 115
Alcott, Louisa May, 1, 5, 235–237, 239, 244n
and Civil War, 225
Alderson, William A., 381
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (editor), 381
Alhambra (Irving), 11
Alison, Archibald, 255
allegories, 106, 244, 358
political, 101
public, 101
versus realism, 239, 244, 244
religious, 237–239, 244
of the state, 97, 101
Allen, Theodore, 141
All the Happy Endings (Papashvily), 43
alphabetization, 203
Altieri, Charles, 252
Ambassadors of Culture (Silva-Gruesz), 81
American, The (H. James), 1, 276, 276
American Adam, The (Lewis), 146
Americanity, 269–288
American Literary History (journal), 138
American Notes (Dickens), 179
American Scene, The (James), 309
American Slavery As It Is (Weld), 27, 362
American Whig Review (journal), 84, 106n
American Women Writers Series, 6
America's Coming-of-Age (Brooks), 255
Amnesty International, 361, 365
anarchism, 115–135
Anarchy and Anarchists (Schaack), 119, 127, 127
Anderson, Benedict, 115–117, 119, 309, 376, 381
Andrews, William, 27–33
animals, 5, 197–216
anthropocentrism, 392, 394
anticitizenship, 303n
anticolonial resistance, 4, 84
antipodean geography, 11–26
Anti-Slavery Society, American and Foreign, 367–370
Anti-Slavery Society, New England, 367
Aranda, José, 89
Arbeiter-Zeitung (newspaper), 127
Arbib, Michael (neuroscientist), 334
Arcades Project (Benjamin), 179, 190
(p. 428) archival research, 5, 217–234, 303
Ladies' Home Journal, 293
Archive Fever (Derrida), 225
Arendt, Hannah, 358
Aristotle, 296–300, 301
Army Life in a Black Regiment (Higginson), 225
Arnold, Matthew, 213n, 309
Arthur Mervyn (C.B. Brown), 328
artificial intelligence, 332
Ashworth, John, 367
Astoria: or Anecdotes of an Enterprize Beyond the Rocky Mountains (Irving), 11, 11–22
Atlantic Monthly (magazine), 217–222, 303, 309, 309, 381
and regionalism, 293, 293–298
Augst, Thomas, 293
Augustine, Saint, 239–241
Austen, Jane, 43–45, 51
Autobiography, An (Wallace), 244n
Awakening, The (Chopin), 327–328, 328–331, 334, 334, 334
Aztecs, 84–85
Bacon's Rebellion, 141
Baldwin, James, 358, 376, 376, 389
Bancroft, George, 11
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 381
Banks, Russell, 420–422, 420
Barnes, Elizabeth, 43
Baucom, Ian, 138–140, 358, 362
Beadle and Adams (publisher), 309
Beck, Ulrich, 397
Beecher, Henry Ward, 309
behaviorist psychology, 332
Behn, Aphra, 101
Bell, Michael Davitt, 43
belleslettres (U.S.), 137
Bellin, Joshua D., 163–165
Beloved (Morrison), 146, 146n
Bender, Thomas, 163
Ben-Hur (Wallace), 1, 5, 237, 244–250
Benito Cereno (Melville), 146, 358
Benjamin, Walter, 179, 190, 239
Bennett, James Gordon (publisher), 309, 309
Bennett, Michael, 367
Bense, James, 217
Bentley, Richard (publisher), 163
Bentley's Miscellany, 47
Berkman, Alexander, 119
Berlant, Lauren, 291, 415
Bersani, Leo, 51
Billy Budd (Melville), 43, 51
bios (good life), 397
Bird, Robert M., 84
Black, Captain Wiliam, 119, 127, 127–132, 127
Black Legend, 84
blackness, 143, 146n, 381, 397
Blaeu, Joan, 11
Blair, Hugh, 255
Blake, or The Huts of America… (Delany), 27
Blanchot, Maurice, 296
Bleak House (Dickens), 228
Bleyer, William Grosvenor, 309
Blithedale Romance (Hawthorne), 217, 221
board games, 1, 235–251
Bogart, Elizabeth, 190
Bok, Edward W., 303n
Bolívar, Simón, 6, 89, 270–273
Bolton, Herbert, 81
Bonaventure Cemetery, 397
Bonaventure cemetery, 397
Bondwoman's Narrative (Crafts), 228–229, 228
Bonner, Robert (publisher), 309
book market, 43
Book of American Negro Poetry (Johnson), 282
books, 309–318
boring novels, 6, 42–58
Bostonian (journal), 43
Bostonians, The (James), 106
Boudreau, Kristin, 43
bounty (for scalps), 163, 163
Bouton, Terry (historian), 413
Brandom, Robert, 263
Braudel, Fernand, 138–141
Brauman, Rony, 362
Brayley, Arthur W., 43
Brennan, Timothy, 276
Brent, Linda (also Harriet Jacobs), 6, 228, 258
Brickhouse, Anna, 84–85, 84, 89, 89
Bridges, Thomas, 47
Brockden Brown, Charles. See Brown, Charles Brockden
Brodhead, Richard H., 47–48, 293–296
Brontë, Charlotte and Emily, 228–230
Brooklyn Daily Eagle (newspaper), 309–320
Brooklyn Daily Times (newspaper), 309
(p. 429) Brooks, Cleanth, 293
Brooks, Van Wyck, 255
Brown, Charles Brockden, 6, 11, 334–340
and cognitive literary studies, 327, 328–331, 334
and skepticism, 255, 263
Brown, David Luis, 119
Brown, Gillian, 43, 106, 203
Brown, Herbert Ross, 43
Brown, John, 6, 367, 413, 420
Brown, Joshua, 119, 127–129
Brown, Matthew, 179
Brown, William Hill, 43
Brown, William Wells, 4, 6
and African-American literary traditions, 27–32, 27–39
and Creole kinship, 101, 101, 106
first African-American novel, Clotel, 343–355
Bryant, William Cullen, 1, 143, 146n
Buck-Morss, Susan, 343
Buell, Lawrence, 43, 276, 394
Buffalo Herald (newspaper), 62
Bullard, Asa, 203–207, 203, 203
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward, 244
Bunker, Chang and Eng, 62, 62–67, 74n
Buntline, Ned, 309
Bunyan, John, 235–238, 239, 244n
burlesque, 11, 11–15, 11–18, 11, 11
Burrows, Edwin, 179–184
Byron, Alfred Lord, 11–17, 11n
Calavar; or, The Knight of the Conquest (Bird), 84
Calhoun, John C., 84–88
Calhoun, Virginia, 381
California, 11, 11, 89, 381–384
and environmentalism, 397
and Ramona, 376, 381
Cameron, Sharon, 51–54
Canada, 221
capitalism, 1, 143, 186
Capper, Charles, 258
Caribbean, 146
Carley, Kathleen, 309
Carlo (E. Dickinson's dog), 203
Carlyle, Thomas, 343
Cascardi, Anthony, 252
Castiglia, Christopher, 362
Castronovo, Russ, 225
Catholic Church, 282
Cavell, Stanley, 252, 258, 258
Caxton, William, 203
celebrity, literary, 309
Central Park, New York, 179
Century Magazine, 74n, 293
Century of Dishonor (Jackson), 376, 381
Chai, Leon, 258
Chakrabarty, Dipesh, 401
Channing, Walter, 273
Channing, William Ellery, 365
chaos, art of, 4, 27–41
Chapman, Maria Weston, 361, 367
character in fiction, 43, 51
Charlevoix, 11–15
Charlotte Temple (Rowson), 258
Chase, Richard, 43
Chautauqua Center, 244
Chesnutt, Charles, 293, 303n
and newspapers, 309
Cheyfitz, Eric, 163
Child, Lydia Maria, 5, 27
and antebellum urban space, 179, 179, 179–186, 186, 190, 190–193
and archive theory, 228
and Civil War, 225
and Creole kinship, 106–108, 106
and Mexican America, 84
children, 199–203, 203
Chinn, S.E., 71
Chomsky, Noam, 332
Chopin, Kate, 6, 258, 327–328, 328, 334
Christ. See Jesus Christ
Chronotype (newspaper), 362
Chrysal, or, The Adventures of a Guinea (Johnstone), 47
citizenship
21st century, 6, 411–426
hemispheric, 81, 89, 89–92, 89
City Crimes (Thompson), 190
City of God (Augustine), 239
Civil War, U.S.
and abolition of slavery, 367
and American geography, 11
and archival research, 225–227, 228, 228
and literary history, 225
and Nathaniel Hawthorne, 217
and Nature, 392, 397, 401, 401
Clamor Público, El (newspaper), 89
Clark, Elizabeth, 362–365
Cleland, John, 43
climate change, 6, 392–393, 397, 401, 401, 405–407
Cloots, Anacharsis, 270, 276, 282n
(p. 430) closer reading, 296–301, 303
Clotel or The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life…(Brown), 27–32, 27, 27, 101, 101, 343–353
Cloudsplitter (Banks), 420–422
Clymer, Jeffory, 119
cognitive literary studies, 327–342
Collins, John, 343, 367–371
colonialism, 81, 84, 141–143
colonization, 11, 84, 101, 367, 376
American Colonization Society, 367
Columbus, Christopher, 11, 11, 81
Common Sense (Paine), 270
comparison of works, 376–380, 381–384, 381–387, 389
Stowe and Jackson, 381, 381, 389
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur, 296, 334
Confidence Man (Melville), 258, 276–278, 276
Congregationalist, Boston (newspaper), 244
consciousness raising, 361–362
Constitution, U.S., 413, 420n
consumerism, 276, 394
context and literary interpretation, 51–53
Cook County Jail, 119
Cooper, Anna Julia, 263
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1, 5, 6
and American geography, 146–149, 146, 146n
and antebellum urban space, 179, 179
and boring novels, 43, 51n
historical detail in The Pioneers, 244
and Mexican America, 84
race and empire in The Deerslayer, 163–178
and skepticism, 255, 263
Copernicus, 11
Copway, George, 5, 163
Cornish, Samuel, 367
Cortés, Hernán, 84, 89–91
Cortina, Rodolfo, 89
Cosmic Race, The (Vasconcelos), 282
Cosmides, Leda, 332
cosmopolitanism, 270–272, 282, 282
critiques of, 276–282
Latin American, 282
Council of Salamanca, 11
Country of the Pointed Firs, The (Jewett), 296, 303
“Cousin Daisy”, 203
Cover, Robert, 367
Craft, Ellen, 27
Crafts, Hannah, 5, 225–229, 228
Crain, Patricia, 203
Crane, Gregg, 362
Crane, Stephen, 263–266, 309
Creole consciousness, 4, 89, 89, 89
deCrèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John, 270–273, 276
criticism, environmental, 392–410
Cuba, 89, 89, 115, 282
Cultures of Letters (Brodhead), 293
culture wars, 6
Cummins, Harold, 71
Cummins, Maria, 60
Custom House, New York, 221
Dana, Charles A. (newspaper editor), 309–313, 309–319
Dana, Richard Henry, 11
Danto, Arthur, 252
Davidson, Cathy N., 43, 328
Davis, Arthur, 27
Davis, Carlyle C., 381
Davis, David Brion, 367
Davis, Rebecca Harding, 6, 221
Davis, Theo, 255
Dawes, James, 401
De Bois, W.E.B., 263
deCerteau, Michel, 179
Deerslayer, The (Cooper), 146n, 163–178
de Forest, John William, 225
Dehaene, Stanislas (neuroscientist), 334–339
Delany, Martin Robison, 4, 27–31, 27
Delbanco, Andrew, 190
Deleuze, Gilles, 186, 258
deliberation vs. action, 411–426
DeLombard, Jeannine M., 362, 365
de Man, Paul, 258, 343–344, 343–352, 343
democracy, 282, 411, 413
Democracy in America (Tocqueville), 309
Democratic Vistas (Whitman), 282, 293
Derrida, Jacques, 62, 84, 203, 252, 258
and archival research, 225–227
on regionalism, 296–300
Descartes, René, 186–188, 343
de Tocqueville, Alexis, 309, 309–314
Dialectics of Our America (Saldí), 81
Díaz, Porfirio, 115
Dickens, Charles, 51, 51n, 179, 228, 309, 309–319
Dickinson, Edward, 203
Dickinson, Emily, 5, 197, 203–210, 263, 263
and Civil War, 225
and skepticism, 258–259, 258–262
(p. 431) Dimock, WaiChee, 11, 47, 138, 252, 270, 301
disability, 4, 6
in fictional characters, 59–80
studies, 59–62
Discipline and Punish (Foucault), 343
discontinuities, urban, 186–191
discourse, indirect, 106–112, 146n
dogmatism, 343–351, 343
Dog Stories (Bullard), 203
Dolan, Kathryn, 394
Dolliver Romance, The (Hawthorne), 217
Don Juan (Byron), 11
Douglas, Ann, 43
Douglass, Frederick, 6–7
and African-American literary traditions, 27–28, 27
and archival research, 228
and citizenship, 415, 420
and disability, 74
and Mexican America, 89
and skepticism, 255
and use of examples, 343–357
Downes, Paul, 358
Down syndrome, 71
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, 296, 334
Dred (Stowe), 258, 415–425
Dreiser, Theodore, 263
Drum Taps (Whitman), 225
Du Bois, W.E.B., 263–265
duCille, Ann, 27
Dussel, Enrique, 81
Dust: The Archive and Cultural History (Steedman), 225
Duyckinck, Evert, 47
Dyson, F.J., 27
Easton, Hosea, 27
ecology, 179, 392, 401–405
Edel, Leon, 309
Edgar Huntly (C.B. Brown), 255, 327–328, 328, 334–340
education, children's, 199, 199, 203, 203–213
Ellison, Julie, 362
Elsie Dinsmore (character by M. Finley), 239
Emancipation Proclamation, 221, 397, 420
embodiment of mind/brain, 334
Embury, Emma, 190
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1, 6
and abolition, 361
and American geography, 11
and antebellum urban space, 179
deliberation vs. action, 411–413, 415, 420–421
and literature as philosophy, 343–351
and long nineteenth century, 143, 146n
and Mexican America, 89
and Nature, 392, 394
and newspapers, 309, 309–320
opposition to Fugitive Slave Law, 413–415
racism, 358
and regionalism, 296
and skepticism, 258–263, 263
and slavery, 362, 365
and transnational American studies, 273, 282n
emotions. See affect studies
empathy, 358, 401
empire, U.S., 5, 282
in Cooper's The Deerslayer, 163–166, 163, 163
and Mexican America, 81, 84, 89–92
Empire City (Lippard), 186, 186
empiricism, 239, 258
enfreakment, 62, 62–69
England, 11, 163, 163, 163–175, 276
and Atlantic Monthly readers, 217
Enlightenment, 11, 199, 244, 276
and skepticism, 252–268
universalism, 276
environment, natural, 1, 6, 273–276. See also Nature
Environmental Imagination, The (Buell), 394
environmentalism, 394, 397, 397, 401, 405
ethnic studies, 81
Eureka (Poe), 138
Evans, Augusta, 225
Evelev, John, 47
examples, making, 343–357
exceptionalism, American, 143, 270, 270–273, 282, 343
executions, 115, 119–121
Haymarket, 127
expansionsim, U.S., 138. See also imperialism, U.S.
exploration, 11, 11
Fabulous Histories (Trimmer), 203
Facundo or, Civilization and Barbarism (Sarmiento), 273
Family Story Paper, 309
Famous Speeches (Parsons), 115–118
fantasy heritage, 389n
Fanuzzi, Robert, 343
(p. 432) Farnham, Eliza, 190
Fauconnier, Gilles, 328
Faulkner, William, 106, 106, 146, 146n–146n
Fear and Trembling (Kierkegaard), 343
Federalists, 415–420
Feeling in Theory (Terada), 197
Feldman, Jerome, 332, 334
feminism, 258
Feminization of American Culture (A. Douglas), 43
Ferguson, Robert A., 11
Fern, Fanny, 5, 179, 190, 190–193
fiction
abolitionist, 106
domestic, 106
realist, 296
reform, 106
regionalist, 293–295, 301
serialized, 309
urban, 309
Fielden, Samuel (anarchist), 119
Fielding, Henry, 43
Fields, Annie (wife of James), 221–222
Fields, James T. (publisher), 217–224, 228, 228n
Filmer, Sir Robert, 99–101
fingerprinting, 62–63, 62–73, 74
Finley, Martha, 239
Fish, Stanley, 367
Fisher, Philip, 43, 163, 163, 163, 362, 405
Fishkin, Shelley Fisher, 269
flaneurial observation, 179, 179–185, 186–189, 190
Fliegelman, Jay, 99
Flint, Kate, 138
Flores Magón, Enrique and Ricardo, 115, 119
Fodor, Jerry, 332, 334
Folsom, Ed, 309
Foreman, P. Gabrielle, 228
Formisano, Ronald, 413
Forster, E.M., 51n
Foster, Frances Smith, 27–28, 190
Foster, George, 179, 190, 343
Foster, Henri, 309
Foucault, Michel, 62
and archival research, 225, 228
and literature as philosophy, 343
and state violence, 119–121, 127, 127
on use of examples, 343
Fox, Claire, 81
fractal geometry, 27–37
framing, 303, 365–367, 401
France, 89, 163, 163, 163, 282n
Frankenstein (Shelley), 97
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 119, 119, 119, 119, 119, 127–132
Fredericks, Nancy, 62
Freedom's Journal (newspaper), 367
Freeman, Mary Wilkins, 293, 296, 301
friendship, 291–293, 296–302, 303, 303n, 394
Fritz, Christian (historian), 413
frontier, 143, 163
Fugitive Slave Law, 89, 365, 411–412, 415
Fuller, Margaret, 273
and antebellum urban space, 179–180, 179, 190, 190–193
and romanticism, 258
and skepticism, 258
Fulton, Alice, 27
Fussell, Paul, 401
Gajowski, Evelyn, 358
Gallagher, Catherine, 239, 244, 362, 367
Gallagher, Shaun (neuroscientist), 334
Galton, Sir Francis (physician), 71–72, 74n
Game of Life (board game), 237, 239–244
Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie, 60, 62
Garrido, Manuel, 146
Garrison, William Lloyd, 6, 343, 361–362, 362, 365–370
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., 146, 146n, 228–229
Gaul, Theresa Strouth, 163
GCC (global climate change). See climate change
gender and publishing, 217–234
genre theory, 303
German Ideology, The (Marx), 328
Giddings, Joshua, 362, 367, 367
gifts, natural (racial differences), 163–172
Gigante, Denise, 394
Giles, Paul, 138, 273
Gillman, Susan K., 62–67, 119, 225
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 258
Gilroy, Paul, 138
Glaude, Eddie, 27, 27, 27
globality, 270–271, 282–284
“globular” consciousness, 11, 11
Godkin, E.L., 309
Goldman, Alvin, 332
Goldman, Emma, 119
Goldsby, Jacqueline, 119
Gómez, Laura, 84
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (Burrows & Wallace), 179
Gove, Mary, 190
Grady, Hugh, 358
Graff, Gerald, 252
“great American novel”, 43–44, 43, 97
Greenblatt, Stephen, 358, 367
Greenough, Harriet (amateur weather observer), 405
Greenwood, Grace, 221
Greeson, Jennifer, 138
Griffith, D.W. (filmmaker), 376, 381
Grimes, William, 4, 27–33
Grimké, Angelina, 367
Habermas, Jürgen (sociologist and philosopher), 309
Haitian Revolution, 1
Hall, James, 11
Harlem Renaissance, 27
Harper and Brothers (publisher), 47
Harper's Ferry, 420–421
Harper's Monthly (magazine), 293, 309
Harper's Weekly (newspaper), 309
Hartman, Saidiya, 27, 119, 143, 358–360, 362, 365
Haskell, Thomas, 367
hauntology, 84
Hawkes, Terence, 358
Hawthorne, Julian (son of Nathaniel), 309
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1, 5, 43
and archival research, 217–221, 228, 228n
and citizenship, 413
and Civil War, 225
and long nineteenth century, 143, 146
and skepticism, 258, 258
Haymarket bombing, 5, 115–135, 119
Hazlett, John D., 11
Hazlitt, William, 11
headlines, newspaper, 309–321
Hearing the Other Side (Mutz), 411
heaven, interracial, 163–172
Hedges, Wiliam L., 11
Heermance, J. Noel, 27
Hegel, Georg W.F., 309, 309, 343
Heidegger, Martin (philosopher), 252
Heise, Ursula, 394
hemispheric studies, 81–84, 84, 138–140
Hendler, Glenn, 43
Henkin, David, 186
Hentz, Caroline Lee, 101
Heredia, José María, 89, 89
Hevey, David, 62
Hewitt, Mary, 190
Heyrick, Elizabeth, 367
Hibbing, John (political scientist), 411
Higgins, Brian, 47
Higginson, Col. Thomas Wentworth, 203–205, 203, 203–213, 225, 301
Hiltner, Ken, 394–396
historical research. See archival research
historical romance novels, 81, 84, 89–90, 89–93
historicism, neural, 334–341
history
as biography, 11
discourses of, 179
philosophy of, 163
of reading, 303–305, 334
History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty (Irving), 11–16, 11
History of Spanish Literature (G. Ticknor), 381
History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews (Fielding), 43
History of the Conquest of Mexico (Prescott), 84–86
History of the Pacific States (Bancroft), 381
Hobomok (Child), 84
Hobsbawm, Eric (historian), 1
Hogan, Patrick Colm, 328, 334
Hogue, W. Lawrence, 27
Holifield, E. Brooks, 235
Holland, Josiah Gilbert, 244–246
Holmes, Lizzie (friend of Lucy Parsons), 127–132
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 263, 263
Holmes, Steven J., 397
Holton, Woody (historian), 413
Homans, Margaret, 190
Homberger, Eric, 179
Home Fronts (Romero), 420
homiletic novels, 5, 235–251
Homo Sacer (Agamben), 397
Hooker, Richard, 99
Hope Leslie (Sedgwick), 6, 84, 190
Hopkins, Pauline, 263
Hosmer, Harriet (sculptor), 225
House of the Seven Gables (Hawthorne), 228
Howells, W.D., 51, 293, 296–298, 309, 309
and newspapers, 309
human rights movement, 6, 358–360, 367, 367–372
Human Rights Watch, 361
von Humboldt, Alexander, 397
(p. 434) Hume, David (philosopher), 255, 258, 343, 362
Hurry-Graphs (Willis), 179
Hutcheson, Francis, 255
identification, readerly, 47–51
Identification News (trade journal), 71
identity, 62–72, 89, 228, 343
American, 343, 401
individual, 343
Mardi's critique of, 51–54
Imagined Empires (Wertheimer), 84
immigrants, 115, 146, 146, 146, 190–192
imperialism
and Mexican America, 84, 89
and race, 163–165, 163, 163–173, 163
and regionalism, 293
and state violence, 119
U.S., 138, 282, 293
white, 5, 138
Incans, 84
“incest nation”, 97–99, 106, 106n
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Jacobs), 228, 258
Indians, 84, 84, 89, 282
Indian Removal, 163–165, 163
in protest novels, 376–391
U.S. policy on, 84
indirect discourse, 106–112, 146n
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), 115
Infidel, The (Bird), 84
Ingraham, Joseph Holt, 84, 237, 244–248
Inheritance, The (Alcott), 1
In Our Own Best Interests (Schulz), 365
In Search of Hannah Crafts (Gates and Robbins, eds.), 228
International Working People's Association (IWPA), 115
Irving, Washington, 4, 11–26, 273–276, 282, 309
Isle of Pines (Neville), 97
it-narratives, 47, 51n
Iturbide, Agustín de, 89
Jackson, Andrew, 163
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 6, 376–391
Jackson, Mark, 71
Jacobs, Harriet (also Linda Brent), 6, 228, 258
Jacobson, Matthew Frye, 358
James, George Wharton, 381–384
James, Henry, 1, 5–6
and boring novels, 43
and kinship, 106
and newspapers, 309–311, 309–315, 309, 309
and skepticism, 263, 263
and transnational American studies, 276–282
and use of examples, 343
James, William, 255, 263–265, 334, 334
Jameson, Fredric, 303, 334
Jamesons, The (Freeman), 296
Jane Eyre (C. Brontë), 203, 228–230
Jazz (Morrison), 146, 146n
Jefferson, Thomas, 11, 27, 101, 255
Jehlen, Myra, 62, 74, 420
Jesus Christ, 244–250
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 6
and Nature, 405
and newspapers, 309
and regionalism, 293–296, 301, 303–305, 303n
Johanningsmeier, Charles, 293, 309–317
Johnson, Barbara, 394
Johnson, James Weldon, 27, 282
Johnson, Mark, 332
Johnson, Thomas H., 203
Johnstone, Charles, 47
Jordan, Don, 141
Jordan, Winthrop, 141
journalism, 115, 127, 309–310, 309, 309. See also newspapers
Journey to Bethlehem (board game), 235, 237, 239–244, 244
Joyce, James, 334
Juárez, Benito (Mexican president), 89–94
Jubilee, 146–149, 146n, 397
Kant, Immanuel (philosopher), 258, 258–263, 263, 270, 343
Kaplan, Amy, 293
Katrina, hurricane, 397, 405
Kaufer, David, 309
Kelley, Abby, 367
Kelly, William P., 163
Kierkegaard, Søren (philosopher), 343, 343
King, Henry (filmmaker), 376
Kinmont, Alexander, 163
kinship, 5, 97–113
Kirkland, Caroline, 190–193
Klages, Mary, 60
Klein, Naomi, 367
Knights of Labor (newspaper), 127
Krentz, Christopher, 60
Kuklick, Bruce, 252
(p. 435) labor, indentured, 141
Lacan, Jacques, 258
Ladies' Home Journal, 4, 6, 291–308
Lakoff, George, 332
Lamarque, Peter, 252
landscape design, urban, 179
Landscape for a Good Woman: A Story of two Lives (Steedman), 225
Lanier, Sidney, 225
Last Days of Pompeii (Bulwer-Lytton), 244
Last of the Mohicans (Cooper)
and The Deerslayer, 163, 163–167, 163, 163–172, 163
and long nineteenth century, 146, 146n
and Mexican America, 84
Latin America, 282–285
Latour, Bruno, 394, 401, 405
Lawrence, D.H., 163, 163
Leal, Luis, 89
Leary, Lewis, 11
Leatherstocking series, 146n, 163–166, 163, 163
temporal revisionism of, 163
Leaves of Grass (Whitman), 309–320
Leavitt, Joshua (abolitionist), 367
Leclaire, Serge, 186
Lefebvre, Henri, 179, 186, 190
LeMenager, Stephanie, 11
Letters and Journals (Cooper), 163, 163, 163
Letters from an American Farmer (Crèvecoeur), 270–272
Letters from New York (Child), 179, 186
Levander, Caroline, 81
Levin, Harry, 143
Levine, Robert, 415
Lewis, Edmonia (sculptor), 225
Lewis, R.W.B., 146
Liberal Imagination (Trilling), 197
liberal subjectivity, 5, 197–216
Liberator (newspaper), 365, 367
Liberia, 376
Liberty Party, 367–370
Library of Congress, 225
Life, History and Travels of Kahgegagah-bowh (George Copway) (Copway), 163
Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Irving), 11, 11–21
Life in Prairie Land (Farnham), 190
Life in the Iron Mills (Davis), 6, 74, 221
Life of Albert R. Parsons (L. Parsons), 127, 127, 127–132
Life of William Grimes, The Runaway Slave… (Grimes), 27–33
Life on the Mississippi (Twain), 71
Lincoln, Abraham (U.S. president), 5, 99, 101–104, 217, 367
racial origins, 217
Lingg, Louis, 115
linguistics, cognitive, 332
Lippard, George, 5–6
and antebellum urban space, 179, 186, 186–190, 190, 190
and newspapers, 309, 309, 309
Lippit, Akira, 203
literary criticism, 358–375
Literary Mind, The (Turner), 328
literary studies, cognitive, 327–342
literature
African-American, 27–41, 263, 282
“American”, 273
antebellum, 179–196
children's, 203–207, 203
didactic, 203–208
environmental, 394
and the news, 309–326
and philosophy, 5, 252–268, 343–357
of reform, 309
romantic, 263
sentimental, 358, 365
social protest, 6, 27
Little Women (Alcott), 5, 235–237, 239, 239, 244n
Livingston, James, 263
Locke, John, 5, 270, 343
and kinship, 99–101, 106n
and liberal subjectivity, 197–203, 203, 213n
and skepticism, 255
Loggins, Vernon, 27
Lomas, Laura, 115, 119
London, Jack, 309
London Athenaeum (newspaper), 47
London Examiner (newspaper), 47
London Literary Gazette (journal), 47
London Weekly Chronicle (newspaper), 47
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1
longuedurée, 146n
Looby, Christopher, 43
Los Angeles Times (newspaper), 381
Lott, Eric, 74
Louisa: A Poetical Novel, in Four Epistles (Seward), 43
Lovejoy, Elijah, 365
(p. 436) Love-Letters (Behn), 101
Lowenthal, David, 401
Luis-Brown, David, 81
Lummis, Charles F., 381–385
Lundy, Benjamin, 361, 362
Lunt, George, 309, 309, 309
Lynch, Anne, 190
Lynch, Deirdre, 47
Lyons, David, 343
Mabie, Hamilton W., 296, 296
Macaria (Evans), 225
MacCreary, William, 362
Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America (Marx, L.), 179
magazines, 309
mammoth newspapers, 309
Man and Nature (Marsh), 401–405
Mandelbrot, Benoit (mathematician), 27–37, 27
Manifest Destiny, 11, 84, 84
Manning, Susan, 255, 263
Mansion of Happiness (board game), 235, 239–244
Marble Faun (Hawthorne), 225
Mardi and a Voyage Thither (Melville), 6, 42–58, 258
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia, 106
Marsh, George Perkins, 6, 392, 401–405
Martí, José, 1, 6, 81
and Ramona, 376, 376–382, 381–388
and state violence, 115–135
and transnational American studies, 282–284, 381, 389
Martin, Robert K., 47
Martin, Terence, 255
Martin, Waldo, 343
Martyr, Peter, 11
Marvell, Ik, 203
Marx, Karl, 328, 334
Marx, Leo, 179
mass culture, 146n
Mather, Cotton, 146n
Mathews, Donald, 367
Matthiessen, F.O., 11, 252
Maturin, Edward, 1, 84–87
Maximilian, emperor, 89–95
May, Samuel, Jr., 365
Mayer, Henry, 362
McBride, D.F., 71, 362
McCammack, Brian, 405
McClean, George, 127
McDermott, John Francis, 11
McKeon, Michael, 99–100, 101, 101
McKoy, Millie and Christine, 62, 62
McWilliams, Carey, 381
McWilliams, John P., Jr., 163–168
Médecins sans Frontières, 362–363
melodrama, 127, 127–132, 127
Melville, Herman, 1, 4–5, 6–8, 190, 358
and American geography, 11
and antebellum urban space, 179, 190
and boring novels, 43
and disability, 60
employed at NY Custom House, 221
and long nineteenth century, 143, 146–150, 146n
and Mexican America, 84
and newspapers, 309
Pierre, 106–113
and skepticism, 252, 255, 258, 258–262, 263
and transnational American studies, 276–282
Melville's City (Kelley), 190
Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (Cleland), 43
Memoranda during the War (Whitman), 401–405
Menand, Louis, 263
Mercy (Morrison), 137–138, 141–144
mestizaje, 282–285, 381
metaphor, 328–331, 332
Mexican America, 4, 81–96, 115
Michaels, Walter Benn, 263
Mignolo, Walter, 81, 81
Miller, Edwin Haviland, 47
Miller, Perry, 11, 43, 263
Milton, John, 415
mind, theory of, 328, 332, 334–337, 334
Mind and Its Stories, The (Hogan), 328
Minister's Wooing, The (Stowe), 258
mirror neurons, 334, 334
miscegenation, 74, 101, 127, 381
misogyny, 228n
Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty (de Forest), 225
Mitchell, D.T., 60–62
Moby-Dick
and boring novels, 43–47, 47, 51–54, 51n
and disability, 60, 74
and long nineteenth century, 146n
and skepticism, 258
Modern Instance, A (Howells), 309, 309
modernity
and cognitive literary studies, 334
(p. 437) and kinship, 99
and Nature, 394, 405, 405
and newspapers, 309
and skepticism, 252–255, 258
and transnational American studies, 270
Modern Urban American Novel: Nature as “Interior Structure” (Goldsmith), 179
Monroe Doctrine, 89, 89, 163
Montezuma, 84, 89
Montezuma, the Last of the Aztecs (Maturin), 1, 84–87
Montezuma, the Serf (Ingraham), 84
Moore, R. Laurence, 361
Morgan, Edmund S., 146n
Morgesons, The (E. Stoddard), 221, 228–231
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 11
Morris, L.A., 74, 74
Morrison, Toni, 1, 5, 59, 106, 137–159
Morton, Timothy, 397, 405
Mott, Lucretia, 367
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Cambridge, MA), 179
Mowatt, Anna, 190
Muir, John, 6–7, 392, 397–401
multiracial nationality, 282
Munro, Norman (publisher), 309
Murray, John (publisher), 11, 11n, 47
Mutz, Diana (psychologist), 411
My Bondage and My Freedom (Douglass), 27, 343–345, 343–348, 343
Mystères de Paris (Sue), 179, 179
My Wife and I (Stowe), 309–323
Nación, La (newspaper), 115
Narrative Prosthesis (Mitchell & Snyder), 62
narratives
captivity, 237
and cognition, 328
emancipatory, 27
frame, 303
global, 4, 11–26
interactive, 235–251
maritime, 6
nationalist, 263
slave, 6, 60, 228
victimization, 362
nationalisms, cultural, 273–276, 282, 282
Natty Bumppo (character by Cooper), 146–149, 146n, 163–178
Nature, 263, 392–410. See also environment, natural
Nature (Emerson), 146n, 258
nature writing, 179–196
Nelson, Dana D., 163
Nemeth, Chandra, 420
Nerone, John, 309
neuroscience, 6, 332–334
Neville, Henry, 97
New, Elisa, 263
new criticism, 293, 367
New England, 146
New England Anti-Slavery Society, 367
New England Nun (Freeman), 301
New Home, Who'll Follow? (Kirkland), 190
new journalism, 309–323
Newman, Richard, 365–367
New Orleans Commercial Bulletin (newspaper), 47
newspapers, 119–127, 309–326, 415. See also journalism
New World Catechism, 237
New York, 179–185, 190–192
New York by Gas-Light (Foster, G.), 190
New Yorker (magazine), 146n
New York Evening Sun (newspaper), 119, 119, 119, 127
New York Herald (newspaper), 179, 309, 309
New York Home Journal (journal), 47
New York Independent (newspaper), 381
New York in Slices, by an Experienced Carver (G. Foster), 190
New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million (Lippard), 186, 186
New York Ledger (story paper), 309
New York Literary World, 43
New York Literary World (journal), 47
New York Sun (newspaper), 179, 309, 309
New York Tribune (newspaper), 179, 309
New York Weekly Dispatch (story paper), 309
New York World (newspaper), 309–322
nineteenth century, long, 1–3, 137–159, 225, 269
Noah, 11–14
Nobles, Gregory H., 163
Noli Me Tangere (Rizal), 376
Norris, Frank, 263
North American Review (journal), 43, 381
novelists as journalists, 309–322
novels
African-American, 343
antebellum, 101
British, 43, 51, 97, 101
emergence of, 101
homiletic, 235–251
postreform, 106
realist, 244
religious, 235–251
sentimental, 199, 405–406
serialized, 309
war, 228
Nussbaum, Martha, 252
Of One Blood: Or, The Hidden Self (Hopkins), 263
O'Gorman, Edmundo, 81–83
Oldtown Folks (Stowe), 221
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 179
Olsen, S.H., 252
Omoo (Melville), 47
On Heroes and Hero-Worship (Carlyle), 343
On the Revolution of the Celestial Spheres (Copernicus), 11
Ortega y Gasset, José, 146, 146n
Ortiz, Fernando, 381, 381
Osgood, Fanny, 190
otherness, figures of, 60–62
Otter, Samuel, 47, 60
Our Nig… (Wilson), 27–32, 228
Our Old Home (Hawthorne), 221
Outka, Paul, 397, 397
Oxford University, 11
Packer, Barbara, 258
Paine, Thomas, 6, 99, 269–273
Panama, Congress of, 89
Papashvily, Helen Waite, 43
parable, 328
Paradise (Morrison), 146n
Park, Robert E., 309
Parker, Hershel, 47
Parkman, Francis, 11
Parsons, Albert (anarchist), 115, 119
Parsons, Lucy, 115–135, 119, 119
Parsons, William (brother to Albert), 127
Parton, James, 309–315
pastoralism, 179–196
Pathfinder, The (Cooper), 146n, 163–167
patriotism, wartime, 221
patronage, literary, 225
Patterson, Anita, 358
Paz, Octavio, 146
Peabody, Sophia (wife of N. Hawthorne), 221
Pearl of Orr's Island, The (Stowe), 405
Peck, H. Daniel, 163
pedagogy
in Dickinson, 203, 203, 213, 235–251
religious, 235–251
Peirce, Charles, 263
Pembroke (Freeman), 296
Pennsylvania Abolition Society, 367
perception, discontinuous, 179–186
Pérez-Torres, Rafael, 389
Perry, Thomas Sargent, 43–44
Person, Leland S., Jr., 163
Personal Narrative (Humboldt), 397
Peterson, Christopher, 199
Phelps, Amos, 367
Philadelphia Negro, The (Du Bois), 263
Phillipines, 376
Phillips, Wendell, 365, 367
philosophy and literature, 5–6, 343–357
Piazza Tales (Melville), 146n
Pickwick Papers (Dickens), 309
Picture Alphabet (“Cousin Daisy”), 203–211
picturesque mode, 179, 179
Pierce, Franklin (presidential candidate), 217–220, 221
Pierre; or the Ambiguities (Melville), 43, 106–113, 179, 258
Pilgrim's Progress (Bunyan), 235–237, 244n
board game, 239–244
Pinker, Steven, 332
Pioneers, The (Cooper), 146n, 163–166, 163, 163–176, 244
Pippin, Robert, 263
planetarity, 270–271
Planter's Northern Bride (Hentz), 101
Plato, 252
Playing in the Dark (Morrison), 59, 146n
Plymouth We, the People (newspaper), 365
Poe, Edgar Allen, 6
and antebellum urban space, 179, 186, 190, 190–193
and cognitive literary studies, 334–339
and disability, 60
and long nineteenth century, 138
and newspapers, 309
and skepticism, 255–256, 258, 258–263
Poirier, Richard, 258, 263
Politics of Friendship (Derrida), 296–300
Porte, Joel, 43
portraiture, codes of, 127
Posnock, Ross, 263
Postmodern Geographies (Soja), 186–187
(p. 439) Pound, Ezra, 309
Power of Sympathy (W.H.Brown), 43
Powers, Hiram (sculptor), 225
pragmatism, 252, 263–266
Prairie, The (Cooper), 146n, 163, 163–176
Prescott, William H., 84–86
presentism, 358
Prince of the House of David (Ingraham), 237, 244–248
print culture, 1, 415
prisons, 106–108, 106n, 343
privacy, 5, 97–113
Profession of Journalism, The (Bleyer), 309
progress, 309, 309–320, 343
propaganda, 217–221, 397
prostitution, 190
Protestantism, 101, 235, 239–245
protest literature, 27
publishing and gender, 217–234
Pudd'nhead Wilson (Twain), 59–80
Pulitzer, Joseph, 309–323
Puritans, 143, 217, 239, 263
Putnam, Hilary, 263
Quaker City (Lippard), 186, 190, 309, 309
Quinton, Amelia Stone, 381
Rabasa, José, 81
race, 163–178, 282, 343, 381
American, 270–272, 282, 282–286
and disability, 59–80
and identity, 282
and Ramona, 389
racial classification, 5
and African-American literary traditions, 27, 27, 27
and disability, 60, 62, 62–71, 74
and transnational American studies, 282
and visual culture, 127–134
racialism, romantic, 163–171
racism, 27, 343–348. See also slavery
aesthetic, 282
and framing, 365
scientific, 74
Ramírez, Francisco P., 89, 89
Ramona (Jackson), 376–391
Ramos, Julio, 115
Ramsey, Annie R., 296–299
Rankin, John, 362, 365
Rans, Geoffrey, 163
Ransom, John Crowe, 293–295
reading
discontinuous, 179
history of, 303–305
theory of, 394
reading practices, 51n, 138, 291–308, 328
and cognition, 327–342
deconstruction as, 397
homiletic, 237
newspapers vs. books, 309, 309
philosophical, 343–347, 343
realism, 43–45, 106, 127, 244, 303n
versus allegory, 239, 244
in news, 119, 127
and regionalism, 296–299
and skepticism, 255–258, 263
Reconstruction, 401
Red Badge of Courage (Crane), 309
Redburn (Melville), 47, 276
Redmond, Charles Lenox, 367
regionalism, 6, 291–308
regionalist sketches. See fiction, regionalist
Reid, Thomas, 255
Representative Men (Emerson), 343
republicanism, 11, 89–94, 270–273, 282
Resina, Joan Ramon, 186
Retamar, Roberto Fernández, 381
Reverberator, The (H. James), 309, 309
Reveries of a Bachelor (Marvell), 203
Revolt of the Masses (Ortega y Gasset), 146n
revolution, 1, 11, 270, 276
Rice, C. Duncan, 367
Richards, Eliza, 190
Richardson, Joan, 263
Richardson, Samuel, 43, 101
Rights of Man (Paine), 270
Rise and Fall of Anarchy in America (McClean), 127
Rivera, John Michael, 84–88, 89
Rizal, José, 376
Roach, Joseph, 138
Robbins, Hollis, 228
Robinson, F.G., 62
Rocafuerte, Vicente, 89, 89
Roediger, David, 143
romance novels, 43–46, 89–93
historical, 81, 84, 89–90
romanticism, 143, 179, 228, 252–256, 401
and environmental criticism, 394
romantic philosophy, 258–263
Romero, Lora, 43, 420
Rorty, Richard, 252
Roughing It (Twain), 225
(p. 440) Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 343
Rowe, Katherine, 62
Rowson, Susanna, 258
Ruiz de Burton, MaríaAmparo, 89–95, 225
Runte, Alfred, 401
Russell, Jeffrey Burton, 11
Russwurm, John, 367
Ruth Hall (Fern), 190
Sabbath School Visitor (ed. Bullard), 203
Sachs, Aaron, 397
Saldívar, José David, 81
Salem Gazette (newspaper), 365
Salmagundi (journal), 11
Samuels, Ellen, 60
Samuels, Shirley, 43
Sanborn, Geoffrey, 47, 51
Sánchez-Eppler, Karen, 203, 358, 362–365
Sarmiento, Domingo, 273–274
Satan, 146n
Saturday Journal (story paper), 309
scalping, 163–173
Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne), 74, 143, 146n–146n, 217, 221, 258
Scenes from the Life of a City (Homberger), 179
Scenes of Subjection (Hartman), 358–360
Schaack, Michael, 119, 127–130, 127
Schneider, Herbert, 252
Scholnick, R.J., 60
Schulz, William, 365
science, 332, 397
Scott, Dred, 106n
Scott, James C., 101
Scott, Walter, 244
Scribner's Monthly (magazine), 309
Searle, John, 252
Second Treatise on Government (Locke), 343
Secret History of Domesticity (McKeon), 101
Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 6, 84, 190–193
Sedition Act (1798), 413
Senior, F.M., 62
sensationalism, 179–186
and abolition, 362–365
mode of, 127n
and state violence, 127, 127, 127
and visual culture, 115, 119, 119, 119
Sense of Place and Sense of Planet (Heise), 394
sentimentalism, 179, 203, 343, 358
and abolition, 362
mode of, 127n
and skepticism, 255–258
and state violence, 127, 127, 127
and visual culture, 115–116, 119, 119, 119, 119
sentimental novels, 43–46, 60
serialization, 309
Seven Years' War, 163, 163
Seward, Anna, 43
Shaw, Lemuel (Chief Justice), 47, 365
Sheldon, Charles, 237
Shelley, Mary, 97
Shelley, Percy, 252, 309
Sherman, Gen. William T., 397, 397
Shiva, Vandana, 397
Shurr, William H., 11, 11
Sidney, Philip, 252
Sierra Club, 397
Silva-Gruesz, Kirsten, 81
Simms, Wiliam Gilmore, 225
Simon Legree (character in Uncle Tom's Cabin), 101, 146, 146
Sims, Thomas (fugitive slave), 365
Siskin, Clifford, 309
Sister Carrie (Dreiser), 263
skepticism, 5, 51, 252–268
Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (Irving), 11, 11–17, 273–275
sketch form, 303. See also fiction, regionalist
Slaughter, Joseph, 358
slave narratives, 6, 60, 228
slavery, 1, 4
and activism, 358–360
and African-American literary traditions, 27, 27, 27, 27–39
and antebellum urban space, 190
apologists for, 101
and archival research, 217, 228
and citizenship, 411
and colonialism, 97, 101
in the courts, 367
and deliberation vs. action, 420, 420
and disability, 59–80
emancipation from, 282
and framing, 367
Hawthorne's support of, 221
and kinship, 106n
and literature as philosophy, 343
and long nineteenth century, 141–143, 146, 146n–146n
and Mexican America, 84, 89
and Nature, 392, 401
and privacy, 101
and use of examples, 343–346, 343, 343
Smith, Adam, 255–258, 343, 405
(p. 441) Smith, Claudia Sadowski, 81
Smith, Henry Nash, 179
Smith, James McCune, 27
Smith, Shawn Michelle, 119
Snyder, Sharon L., 62
socialism, utopian, 179
social protest literature, 6, 376, 376
Soja, Edward, 186
Some Thoughts Concerning Education (Locke), 199
Song of Myself (Whitman), 179
Soper, Kate, 394
Souls of Black Folk, The (Du Bois), 263
South, American, 397–401, 401
Southworth, E.D.E.N., 309
space, continental, 270–272, 273, 276
Spain, 11, 84, 89
conquest, 84–88, 89
war with America, 282
“speakerly text” (Gates), 146, 146n
Specimen Days (Whitman), 401
Spectator and the City in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Brand), 179
Specters of the Atlantic (Baucom), 146n, 358
Spies, August (anarchist), 119, 119, 127
Spirit of the Times (newspaper), 309
Springfield Republican (newspaper), 309
Squatter and the Don, The (Ruiz de Burton), 89
Stallybrass, Peter, 179
standpoint theory, 27
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 362, 367
Starr, Kevin, 381
States of Emergency: The Object of American Studies (Castronovo and Gillman, eds), 225
Stealth Democracy (Theiss-Morse and Hibbing), 411
Steedman, Carolyn, 225–227
Stephens, Anne, 190
Sterne, Laurence, 11
Stewart, James Brewer, 358, 365–367, 367–370
Stoddard, Elizabeth, 221, 225, 228–230
Stoddard, Richard Henry (cousin of N. Hawthorne), 221–225
Stokes, Claudia, 43
Storming the Gates of Paradise (Solnit), 420
Storrow, Thomas Wentworth, 11
story papers, 309
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 5–6
and African-American literary traditions, 27, 27
and archival research, 221–222, 225
and citizenship, 413
and Cooper's The Deerslayer, 163
deliberation vs. action, 415–425
and disability, 60
and kinship, 101–105, 106
and literature as philosophy, 343
and long nineteenth century, 146–147, 146
and Nature, 405–407
and newspapers, 309, 309–323
politics of, 221
and protest novels, 376–391
and wartime patriotism, 225
Strain, Ellen, 179
Street and Smith (publishers), 309
subjectivity, literary, 106–112
subjunctive mood, 244n, 401
sublime mode, 179
Sue, Eugène, 179, 179
Sundquist, E.J., 62, 62–67, 106
sunshine-and-shadow writing, 179–185
Sunstein, Cass, 420
supplement, textual, 62, 71, 74
Surowiecki, James, 420
sustainability, 394, 394
Swift, Jonathan, 101
sympathy and environmental movement, 405–408
syndicates, 309–317
Tale of a Tub (Swift), 101
Tales of a Traveller (Irving), 11–13
tastes, sustainable, 394–397
telegraph, 309
Tender Violence (Wexler), 119
Terada, Rei, 197–199
text-networks, 381, 389, 389n
Theiss-Morse, Elizabeth (political scientist), 411
Theory of Moral Sentiments (A. Smith), 255–258, 343, 405
Therborn, Goren, 106–110
Things and Thoughts in Europe (Fuller), 273
Thompson, George, 190, 309
Thoreau, Henry David, 4, 6
and antebellum urban space, 179
and environmental criticism, 394–397
and Mexican America, 89
and Nature, 392, 394–396
and newspapers, 309, 309, 309, 309
and skepticism, 258–263, 263
“Those Extraordinary Twins” (Twain), 59–80
(p. 442) Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, A (Muir), 397
Thrailkill, Jane, 263, 334
Through Ramona's Country (G.W. James), 381
Ticknor, George, 381
Ticknor and Fields (publishers), 217–221, 221
Tiger Lily (Lanier), 225
time
bifurcated, 239–244
geologic, 401
Tlaxcala, 89–90
Tocci, Giacomo and Giovani, 62, 62–67
de Tocqueville, Alexis, 309, 309–314
Tolchin, Neal, 47
Tompkins, Jane, 43
Tooby, John, 332
Toomer, Jean, 282–286
Tourgée, Albion, 381
Tour on the Prairies, A (Irving), 11, 11, 11
Trachtenberg, Alan, 263
Tragic Muse, The (H. James), 43, 343
Trail of Tears, 163, 163
transatlantic studies, 138–140
transcendentalism, 11, 179, 252, 258–261, 343
transnational American studies, 1, 6, 269–288
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 81, 84
Trial of Curiosity (Posnock), 263
triangular family system, 106
Trilling, Lionel, 43–45, 197–198
Trimmer, Sarah, 203
TristramShandy (Sterne), 11, 11n, 276
Trollope, Frances, 179
True Story of “Ramona”, The (Davis and Alderson), 381
Turner, Frederick, 27, 143
Turner, Mark, 328
Tuttleton, James W., 11
Twain, Mark, 4, 59–80, 62, 106, 163
and Civil War, 225
and newspapers, 309
Twelve Lectures on the Natural History of Man (Kinmont), 163
twins, conjoined, 62–63, 62–70, 71–75
Two Years Before the Mast (Dana), 11
Tyler, Moses Coit, 43
Uncle Tom's Cabin
and abolition and activism, 358, 362, 367
and African-American literary traditions, 27, 27
and archival research, 221
and boring novels, 43
and deliberation vs. action, 415
and kinship, 101
and literature as philosophy, 343
and long nineteenth century, 146
and Nature, 405
and protest novels, 376–391
and skepticism, 258
Unitarians, 361
universalism, 276–278, 282
unmasking studies, 358–360, 367
Up From Slavery (Washington), 263
Urban Revolution (Lefebvre), 179, 190
urban writing, 179–196, 309
U.S.-American studies, 138–139
models of, 146
U.S.-Mexico War, 84–88
vanDoren, Carl, 43, 47
Van Zandt, Nina, 119, 119, 127
Vasconcelos, José, 6, 282–286
Verela, Felix, 89, 89
Vespucci, Amerigo, 81
vicariousness, reverse, 309–319
Vidler, Anthony, 186, 190
Vincent, John H., 244–246
violence, 89, 415
domestic and tutelary, 228
and kinship, 106
racist, 163, 343, 392
against slavery, 420
and the state, 115–135, 119
Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth (Smith, H.N.), 179
visual culture, 5, 115–135
Voice from the South, A (Cooper), 263
voluntary simplicity, 394
Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus (Irving), 11
Walden (Thoreau), 258, 394
Wallace, Lew, 5, 237, 244–250, 244n
Wallace, Maurice, 146
Wallace, Mike, 179–184
Walsh, Michael, 141
Ward, William Hayes, 381
Warne, Vanessa, 60
Warner, Charles Dudley, 296, 309
Warner, Susan, 258
Warren, C.H., 62
Washington, Booker T., 263
(p. 443) Washington, George, 413
Washington, Madison (slave leader), 343
Watt, Ian, 43, 239
Waverly (Scott), 244
Webster, Daniel, 415
Weld, Theodore Dwight, 27, 362, 365
Wertheimer, Eric, 84
West, American, 11–23, 397
West, Cornel, 263
Wexler, Bruce (psychiatrist), 334
Wexler, Laura, 119
Whiskey Rebellion, 413
White, Richard, 405
White Acre vs. Black Acre (MacCreary), 362
White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America (Jordan and Walsh), 141–142
whiteness, 1, 401
and Cooper's The Deerslayer, 163–169
and disability, 62, 71
and long nineteenth century, 141–143
and Mexican America, 84
and state violence, 119–125
Whitman, Walt, 6–7
and American geography, 11
and antebellum urban space, 179, 190
and Civil War, 225
and disability, 60, 74
and Nature, 392, 401–405
and newspapers, 309–321
and regionalism, 293
and romanticism, 258
and skepticism, 255, 258
and transnational American studies, 282–284
Whitney, Adeline D.T., 296–302
Who Would Have Thought It? (Ruiz de Burton), 89
Why Societies Need Dissent (Sunstein), 420
Why We Read Fiction (Zunshine), 328–330
Wide, Wide World, The (Warner), 258
Wieland (C.B. Brown), 255, 328
Wigger, Ann, 71
wilderness, 143
Wild Fruits (Thoreau), 394–396
Wiliams, Raymond, 293
Williams, Eric, 367
Willis, Nathaniel P., 47, 179–184, 190
Wilmans, Helen, 127
Wilson, Harriet E., 27–32, 228
Wisdom of Crowds, The (Surowiecki), 420
Wittgenstein, Ludwig (philosopher), 252
Wolf, Maryanne, 334–339
Woman in the Nineteenth Century (Fuller), 258
women's culture, 291–292
women's rights, 367
Women's World (newspaper), 127–130
women writers, 190, 217–219, 221
African-American, 228
and skepticism, 255–258
work, 343–351
World War I, 1, 282
Wright, Elizur, Jr., 367
writing, discontinuous, 179
Wuthering Heights (E. Brontë), 228–230
Xicoténcatl (anon.), 89–91, 89
Yellowstone National Park, 401
Yosemite Valley, 401
Young America movement, 43, 190
Zamir, Shamoon, 263
Zamora, Lois Parkinson, 84
Žižek, Slavoj, 358
zoe (bare life), 397, 401
Zunshine, Lisa, 328–330