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Current Issue:

Smoke and Whiskey: Addiction Networks in Rebecca Harding Davis’ “Life in the Iron-Mills”

Eric Bjornson

The Universe of Englishmen: Emerson’s English Traits and the British Empire

Ryland Engels

The Noble Reader and the Sound of Thoreau’s Words

François Specq