The Letters of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America

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Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 224 pages
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Contents

The Cultural Mediation of the Print Medium
1
The Res Publica of Letters
34
Franklin The Representational Politics of the Man of Letters
73
Textuality and Legitimacy in the Printed Constitution
97
Nationalism and the Problem of Republican Literature
118
The Novel Fantasies of Publicity
151
NOTES
179
INDEX
201
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Michael Warner is Seymour H. Knox Professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. He is the editor of American Sermons: The Pilgrims to Martin Luther King and Fear of a Queer Planet. He also writes for The Nation, The Advocate, The Village Voice, and other periodicals.

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