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RQ-50397-09
The Letters of Charles Brockden Brown
Mark Kamrath, University of Central Florida, Orlando

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Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown, Volume 1: Letters and Epistolary Writings (Book)
Title: Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown, Volume 1: Letters and Epistolary Writings
Author: Charles Brockden Brown
Editor: Fritz Fleischmann, Consulting Editor
Editor: Mark L. Kamrath, General Editor
Editor: Philip Barnard, Textual Editor
Editor: Elizabeth Hewitt, Editor
Editor: William Dorner, Assistant Editor
Editor: John R. Holmes, Consulting Editor
Abstract: Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) has earned a reputation as the early republic's most ambitious and accomplished literary figure. He wrote prolifically in many genres, founded and edited three major magazines, published widely-read political pamphlets, and intervened in many debates about the culture and politics of the new nation. Brockden Brown is still mostly known for his novels, and for Alcuin (1798), his dialogue on women's rights, as these are the only texts currently available in scholarly editions. Volume 1 offers Brockden Brown's complete correspondence. Dispersed across many different archives and mostly unpublished, the 179 letters and three instances of epistolary fiction will provide readers the first opportunity to read the epistolary work of this author. This volume reveals an intellectual whose epistolary prose is expansive, imaginative, and philosophical. Because the epistolary form is so central to Brown's own practices as a novelist, this volume is also crucial to making sense of his literary career. The edited text preserves the integrity of the original manuscripts and texts, with the volume organized chronologically. It also contains notes that clarify Brown's forgotten references, and a textual apparatus that establishes textual provenance and records emendations and end-line hyphenation. In addition, the volume’s historical essay, textual essay, and related materials offer extensive description of material history as well as of Brown’s correspondents.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/collected-writings-of-charles-brockden-brown-editorial-board-philip-barnard-textual-editor-raymond-a-craig-fritz-fleischmann-mark-l-kamrath-general-editor-shirley-samuels-wil-verhoeven/oclc/823860663&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat listing
Secondary URL: http://brockdenbrown.cah.ucf.edu/scholarly/volume_one.php
Secondary URL Description: Publisher's listing
Access Model: Book
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9781611484441
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

The Charles Brockden Brown Electronic Archive and Scholarly Edition (Web Resources)
Title: The Charles Brockden Brown Electronic Archive and Scholarly Edition
Author: Charles Brockden Brown
Abstract: The Charles Brockden Brown Electronic Archive and Scholarly Edition builds on, supplements, and contextualizes the Bicentennial Edition of The Novels and Related Works, published between 1977 and 1987 under the general editorship of Sydney J. Krause and S. W. Reid. This consisted of six volumes containing the novels Wieland (1977), Arthur Mervyn (1980), Ormond (1983), Edgar Huntly (1984), Clara Howard and Jane Talbot (1986), and the dialogue Alcuin (1987). The Charles Brockden Brown Electronic Archive and Scholarly Edition also aims to identify, transcribe, organize, and ultimately edit Brown's uncollected writings, making them searchable in an electronic environment. Access to these texts will cast new light on Brown as a novelist, editor, and historian, revise his stature among the intellectuals of the new republic, and enhance our understanding of authorship and the dynamics of print culture in his day.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.brockdenbrown.cah.ucf.edu/


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