Elizabeth Hewitt

Elizabeth Hewitt’s work concentrates on pre-1900 American and African American literature. Along with her book on correspondence and American political theory, Correspondence and American Literature, 1770-1865(2005), she has also published essays on Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, Charles Chestnutt, and antebellum business periodicals. Hewitt has also edited two volumes in the Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown series, including Letters and Other Epistolary Writing. She is currently working on a monograph focused on the fiscal debates of the 1790s and their influence on the development of literary forms in the United States.

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