D. Berton Emerson

D. Berton Emerson teaches American literature and culture at Whitworth University. He has written essays that have appeared in American LiteratureESQ: A Journal of the American RenaissanceNineteenth-Century Literature, and Avidly. He is working on a book titled Local Rules: Antebellum Misfits and their Alternative Democracies.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Lights Out

Imagining Huck after his reluctant coming-of-age and his decision to risk hell in stealing Jim out of slavery has been both fruitful and fraught-filled....


Imitatio Americana

"Against Self-Reliance" amends the popular story of a US that gives primary importance to the "sacred self."...

Imitatio Americana
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