Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Winter 2018 Common-Place Articles of Interest

The winter 2018 issue of the on-line journal Common-Place has several articles of interest: 
Katherine Gaudet looks at Charles Brockden Brown's novel, Arthur Mervyn (1799) to examine eighteenth-century ideas of bankruptcy.
Ross Newton tracks down the story of the "Gentlemen of the Bay of Honduras," logwood cutters who donated to Boston's Old North Church.
Robin Bernstein investigates the newly available slave narrative of Jane Clark.
Finally, Katherine Hijar examines nineteenth-century brothel guides to look at views on urban prostitution in the United States.