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A Revivalist Ars Poetica for an Itinerant Coterie: Evangelical Wit, Punctiliar Revision, and Poetic Address

Wendy Raphael Roberts

in Awakening Verse: The Poetics of Early American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510278
eISBN:
9780197510308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510278.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter argues that evangelical wit and poetic networks were central to evangelical conversion, itinerancy, and verse culture (both evangelical and nonevangelical). In fact, to understand ... More


Let Us Secure What We Can: 1788—1789

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses primarily on Madison’s role in the adoption of the Bill of Rights. Madison had initially opposed a bill of rights as unnecessary, unenforceable, and likely to disrupt the ... More


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