Colored American Nationalism in the Age of Colonization

Jordan Wingate


Jordan Wingate is a PhD candidate in UCLA's Department of English, and is currently an Albert M. Greenfield Fellow at the Library Company of Philadelphia. His dissertation project examines the history of "American" identity in periodicals printed in the United States between the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. His first article, "Irving's Columbus and Hemispheric American History," appeared in last month's issue of American Literature.


My paper examines discussions of “American” identity in The Colored American (TCA), a weekly newspaper printed from 1837-41 in New York and Philadelphia and edited by Samuel Cornish, in light of the wave of... [ view full abstract ]


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