|| Pt. 1. Theoretical interventions -- 1. Feminist theories and early American studies / Sharon M. Harris -- Pt. 2. Transnational art by women poets and painters -- 2. "My goods are true" : Tenth muses in the new world market / Tamara Harvey -- 3. Self-fashioning through self-portraiture in Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz / Margo Echenberg -- Pt. 3. Re-visions of God and country : women's religious practices -- 4. "Keepers of the covenant" : submissive captives and maternal redeemers in colonial New England, 1660-1680 / Sarah Rivett -- 5. Between abjection and redemption : Mary Rowlandson's subversive corporeality / Mary C. Carruth -- 6. "Varied trials, dippings, and strippings" : Quaker women's irresistible call to the early South / Michele Lise Tarter -- Pt. 4. Gender and race in early American culture and literature -- 7. Of harlots and hags : feminine embodiments of early American whiteness / Valerie Babb -- 8. Imagining Mary Musgrove : "Georgia's Creek Indian princess" and southern identity / Angela Pulley Hudson -- 9. Imaginative conjunctions on the imperial "frontier" : Catharine Sedgwick reads Mungo Park / Ivy Schweitzer -- Pt. 5. Gender trouble in the American Revolution -- 10. Elegiac patriarchs : Crevecoeur and the war of masculinities / Anne G. Myles -- 11. Phillis Wheatley and the black American revolution / Betsy Erkkila -- 12. actor in the drama of revolution : Deborah Sampson, print, and performance in the creation of celebrity / Karen A. Weyler -- Pt. 6. Revolution from within : Judith Sargent Murray -- 13. Reading the letters of Judith Sargent Murray : from private correspondence to public voice / Mary Rose Kasraie -- 14. Judith Sargent Murray's medium between calculation and feeling / Jennifer J. Baker -- Pt. 7. Gender performances in early national literature -- 15. "Daughters of America," slaves in Algiers : activism and abnegation off Rowson's Barbary coast / Marion Rust -- 16. Columbia's daughters in drag; or, cross-dressing, collaboration, and authorship in early American novels / Lisa M. Logan -- 17. Inscribing manhood and enacting womanhood in the early republic / Angela Vietto.