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Library Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 458, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Information and Library Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 359, SJR: 0.247, CiteScore: 0)
portal: Libraries and the Academy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 234, SJR: 1.182, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 180, SJR: 0.239, CiteScore: 0)
Anthropological Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 74, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 71, SJR: 0.625, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 53, SJR: 1.579, CiteScore: 3)
J. of the History of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.74, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Higher Education, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 41, SJR: 1.213, CiteScore: 2)
New Literary History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40, SJR: 0.83, CiteScore: 2)
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary J. of Film and Television Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Modernism/modernity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
Information & Culture : A J. of History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
MFS Modern Fiction Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Narrative     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Military History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
J. of World History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
Cinema J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Language     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 1.101, CiteScore: 1)
Shakespeare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Philosophy and Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Colonialism and Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
J. of the History of Sexuality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Contemporary Southeast Asia: A J. of Intl. and Strategic Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.357, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Narrative Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Framework : The J. of Cinema and Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Technology and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.284, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Higher Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.601, CiteScore: 2)
ELH     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.64, CiteScore: 1)
American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Reviews in American History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.758, CiteScore: 1)
Humanity : An Intl. J. of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
J. of Women's History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
French Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Civil War History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Comitatus : A J. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
China : An Intl. J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
Black Women, Gender & Families     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Biography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Yearbook of Comparative Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Arizona Quarterly: A J. of American Literature, Culture, and Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Essays in Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
J. of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Japanese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
African Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Mouseion: J. of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Buildings & Landscapes: J. of the Vernacular Architecture Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Shofar: An Interdisciplinary J. of Jewish Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
Victorian Periodicals Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
Harvard J. of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
AUDEM : The Intl. J. of Higher Education and Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Latin American Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
Economía     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
American Annals of the Deaf     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.29, CiteScore: 1)
Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.283, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Policy History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
The Lion and the Unicorn     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Shakespeare Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Early Republic     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Music     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Logos: A J. of Catholic Thought and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Theory & Event     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Theatre Topics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
J. of Jewish Identities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Discourse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Sojourn: J. of Social Issues in Southeast Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in the Literary Imagination     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Region : Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.17, CiteScore: 0)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
American Book Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Diaspora: A J. of Transnational Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Contemporary Pacific     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 0)
Philosophy East and West     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 0)
Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
Postmodern Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Victorian Poetry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
Tolkien Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Rhetoric & Public Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.556, CiteScore: 1)
Mosaic : a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Civil War Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Studies in the Novel     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Histoire sociale/Social history     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Demokratizatsiya: The J. of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Late Imperial China     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 0)
China Review Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Asian Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.376, CiteScore: 0)
Cultural Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Human Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.356, CiteScore: 1)
Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Studies in Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Canadian J. of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.109, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Asian Art     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
MLN     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Literature and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Spiritus: A J. of Christian Spirituality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
Digital Philology : A J. of Medieval Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
J. of Song-Yuan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
American Periodicals : A J. of History, Criticism, and Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Contagion : J. of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Toronto J. of Theology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.105, CiteScore: 0)
Monumenta Nipponica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Hispania     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.261, CiteScore: 0)
ASEAN Economic Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Sign Language Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.554, CiteScore: 1)
Early American Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
J. of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.649, CiteScore: 1)
J. of College Student Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.806, CiteScore: 1)
The Velvet Light Trap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
J. of Dramatic Theory and Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Hebrew Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Revista de Estudios Hispánicos     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Individual Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Theatre History Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Seoul J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Southeast Asian Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Kennedy Institute of Ethics J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.183, CiteScore: 0)
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Revista Hispánica Moderna     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.897, CiteScore: 2)
Theatre Notebook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Arthuriana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Shi'a Islamic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Social Research : An Intl. Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
Quaker History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre Symposium     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of the Society of Christian Ethics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Transactions of the American Philological Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
Feminist Formations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Asian American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ohio History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Oceanic Linguistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 0)
Latin American Music Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Southwestern Historical Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Partial Answers: J. of Literature and the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
Cuban Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
La corónica : A J. of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Historically Speaking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Azalea: J. of Korean Literature & Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Histories of Anthropology Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
J19 : The J. of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Appalachian Heritage     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.257, CiteScore: 0)
philoSOPHIA     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Register of the Kentucky Historical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Burma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Arizona J. of Hispanic Cultural Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Comparative Drama     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
CR : The New Centennial Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
High School J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.258, CiteScore: 0)
J. of American Folklore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 0)
The Comparatist     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Southern Literary J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Latin American Geography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Hemingway Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Studies in Philology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
The Moving Image     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Comparative Technology Transfer and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.427, CiteScore: 1)
Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Brookings Trade Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Joyce Studies Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.337, CiteScore: 1)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)

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      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Defining Blake
    • Abstract: With Blake; or, The Huts of America: A Corrected Edition, editor Jerome McGann presents us with what will be the definitive edition of Martin Delany’s important nineteenth-century novel, a key text for understanding both early African American literature and antebellum American literature more broadly. Returning to the novel’s first publications in the Anglo-African Magazine (AAM) and the Weekly Anglo-African (WAA), McGann brings his considerable editorial expertise—both theoretical and practical—to the notoriously complicated composition and print history of this crucial text.Given the increasing interface between African American literary studies and print culture studies, it is fantastic that an eminent scholar ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Blake and the Black Newspaper
    • Abstract: With his critical edition of Martin Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts of America, Jerome McGann has performed an impressive feat of scholarly editing and provided readers with an elegant volume that will surely become the authoritative version of Delany’s novel. I teach Blake nearly every semester, and I am grateful for McGann’s emphasis on clarity and accessibility. I will certainly be adopting his edition for my classroom.Given the venue of this roundtable, though, I want to focus my comments on the relationship between Blake’s periodical publication and the shape of McGann’s edition. It is difficult to overstate the importance of the newspaper to the nineteenth-century African American novel. Largely excluded from ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Black Revolution and Martin Delany’s Blake
    • Abstract: Jerome McGann’s edition of Martin R. Delany’s Blake will fast become the definitive source for scholars engaging this formative work in nineteenth-century literary studies. McGann’s laborious comparison between the versions in the Anglo-African Magazine and the Weekly Anglo-African—made especially so because of the poor printing quality of the WAA—leads him to postulate that Delany undertook substantial revisions of the text in anticipation of its publication in the WAA and to conclude that the WAA text is the more complete version of the novel, even as it must be read together with the AAM text so as to correct the endemic orthographic inconsistencies and textual problems in the WAA printing. Fascinatingly, McGann ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Editing Instabilities
    • Abstract: The challenge in producing scholarly editions of nineteenth-century African American texts is to achieve a precise imprecision. In most cases, we have no original manuscript to consult, almost no records of the author’s own thoughts about the book, often limited information about the author’s life, and sometimes problematic first editions, riddled with typos and, in the case of serial publications, missing whole chapters. Add to that the fact that an editor cannot afford to assume that readers will understand the historical and cultural contexts within which the text emerged and will be inexperienced at best at recognizing familiar African American literary themes, standard tropes, or significant references. Some ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • A Response to My Colleagues
    • Abstract: As noted briefly in my introduction, the new edition of Blake began as a scholarly obligation: to produce an edition that might be adequate to what I judged then, and still do, one of the most important fictional works of nineteenth-century American—and global—literature. I take great satisfaction in knowing that six notable American scholars are reasonably happy with the result. Preparing the edition led me along an educational adventure into the unknown. As John Ernest has so well said, this kind of work brings into clear view what is perhaps the foundational understanding of humanist scholarship: “that there is much that we don’t know” and can’t know about the works we study and transmit, that scholarship is ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Martin Delany’s Blake in Black Atlantic Revolutionary Context
    • Abstract: As other contributors to this roundtable suggest, one of the things that makes Jerome McGann’s recently published “corrected” edition of Martin Delany’s Blake unique is the editor’s persistent speculation about how the novel would have ended. McGann claims that Delany’s insertion into the text of the Cuban poet Plácido and his evocation of La Escalera show us that Blake was a novel that had moved beyond what McGann calls a “white history,” “recovered through deep black perspective,” one that could only “emerge as a history of alienation” (xxiv). McGann concludes, in fact, that Delany was using La Escalera less for inspiration than to imagine a different future for blacks in the United States. Delany’s was a “plan ... Read More
      Keywords: Periodicals; Literature and society; Serial publications; Publishers and publishing; Reprints (Publications); Cherokee Indians; Italians; Advertising, Newspaper; Italian Americans; Slaves; McGann, Jerome J.,; African Americans; Serialized fiction; Sc
      PubDate: 2018-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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