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Author Fichtelberg, Joseph.
Title Risk culture : performance & danger in early America / Joseph Fichtelberg.
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2010]

Subject American prose literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
Social change in literature.
Literature and society -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (x, 254 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Nightmares of history -- The colonial stage: promise and savagery in John Smith's Virginia -- Suspect grace. The trials of Puritan faith ; Echoes and infamies: the languages of Salem -- Alien terrors. Phillis Wheatley's feminine sublime ; The silence of John Marrant -- Infidelities. Disavowing Charlotte Temple ; Slander and honor in Trials of the human heart -- The devil designs a career.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780472026883 (electronic bk.)
0472026887 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612644641
OCLC # 655245579
Additional Format Print version: Fichtelberg, Joseph. Risk culture. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2010 9780472050949 (DLC) 2009047786 (OCoLC)466344628