Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Titles

Alcuin: A DialogueLesson on Concealment
Adini FragmentLesson on Sensibility
Alloa fragmentsLetters (i.e. CBB's actual correspondence, as opposed to epistolary fictions)
A Lesson on ConcealmentMonroe's Embassy (Monroe's Embassy, or, the Conduct of the Government, in Relation to Our Claims to the Navigation of the Mississippi [sic], Considered)
American Register (The American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics, and Science)Monthly Magazine (The Monthly Magazine and American Review)
Annals of Europe and AmericaOrmond (Ormond; or The Secret Witness)
An Address to the Congress (An Address to the Congress of the United States, on the Utility and Justice of Restrictions Upon Foreign Commerce)Periodical Writings
Address to the Government (An Address to the Government of the United States, on the Cession of Louisiana to the French)Poetic Works
Architectural drawingsPortrait of an Emigrant (Portrait of an Emigrant. Extracted from a Letter)
Arthur Mervyn (Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793)The Rhapsodist
Clara Howard (Clara Howard; In a Series of Letters)A Series of Original Letters
Death of Cicero (Death of Cicero, A Fragment)The Scribbler
Dialogue on MusicShort Fiction
Dialogue on PaintingSignior Adini
The Difference between History and RomanceSketch of the Life and Character of John Blair Linn
Edgar Huntly (Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker)Sky-Walk
Ellendale fragmentSomnambulism (Somnambulism. A Fragment)
Godolphin fragmentStephen Calvert (Memoirs of Stephen Calvert)
Henrietta LettersA System of General Geography
Historical SketchesThessalonica (Thessalonica. A Roman Story.)
Insanity; A FragmentThe Trials of Arden
Jane Talbot (Jane Talbot; A Novel)Valerian
Jessy FragmentA View of the Soil and Climate (A View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America by C.F Volney, Translated with occasional remarks, by C. B. Brown)
Literary Magazine (The Literary Magazine and American Register)Walstein’s School of History (Walstein’s School of History. From the German of Krants of Gotha)
The Man at HomeThe Weekly Magazine
Medwaye fragmentWieland (Wieland; or The Transformation. An American Tale)
Memoirs of Carwin (Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist)

Topics, Themes, Questions A-E

aestheticsauthorshipclass relationsDickens, Charles (1812-1870)
abolitionismBartram, William (1739-1823)classicismDickey, James (1923-1997)
abortionBeadle, William (1730-1782)Coleman, George (1766-1829)didactic fiction
African AmericanBelles Lettres Societycolonialismdisease
alienationbenevolencecomedydisguise
Alien and Sedition Acts, 1798Bernard, John (1756-1828)commercedissent
Allen, Paul (1775-1826)The BibleCondorcet, Antoine-Nicholas Caritat de (1743-1794)domesticity
Allen, Richard (1760-1831)bibliographyconcealmentdoppelganger
allegoryBildungsromanconfidence mandreams
Allston, Washington (1779-1843)biographyconspiracyDreiser, Theodore (1871-1945)
ambiguity Bird, Robert Montgomery (1806-1854)Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851)Duane, William (1780-1865)
American cultureBleeker, Anthony (1770-1827)Cope, Thomas P. (1768-1854)Dunlap, William (1766-1839)
American exceptionalismBleecker, Ann Elizabeth (1752-1783)Copley, John Singleton (1738-1815)Dwight, Timothy (1752-1817)
American IndianBonaparte, Napoleon (1769-1821)correspondenceeconomic relations
American identityBrackenridge, Hugh Henry (1748-1816)cosmopolitanismedition
American landscapeBrainerd, David (1718-1747)Crevecoeur, J. Hector St. John de (1735-1813)editor
American periodicalsBringhurst, Joseph Jr. (1767-1834)crimeEdwards, Jonathan (1703-1758)
American Revolution, 1775-1783British periodicalscross-dressingEmerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)
animalsBrown, Elijah (1740-1810)cultural studiesemigration
anxietyBrown, John (1735-1788)curiosityempire
Apess, William (1798-1839)Brown, William Hill (1765-1793)Dana, Richard Henry, Jr (1815-1882)empiricism
approach-eco-criticalBurke, Edmund (1729-1797)Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882)Encyclopedie
approach-feministByron, George Gordon (1788-1824)Darwin, Erasmus (1731-1802) England
approach-historicistCalvinismDavis, John (1774-1854)English language
approach-new criticalcapitalismdeathEnlightenment
approach-postcolonialcaptivity narrativeDeismempire
approach-poststructuralistCaribbeanDelaware Indiansempiricism
approach-psychologicalCarey, Matthew (1760-1839)democracyepistemology
archetypesCaritat, Hocquet (1752-1817)Democratic-Republican Party, 1792-1828epistolary fiction
architecturecausalityDennie, Joseph (1768-1812)eroticism
artistcharacterDerrida, Jacques (1930-2004)essay
Atlantic WorldChinadetective fictionEurope
Austen, Jane (1775-1817)Christianitydialogue
AustraliaCicero (106 to 43BCE)dialogism

Topics, Themes, Questions F-L

familicidegeographyhumorJews-identity
familyGermanyiconographyJohnson, Samuel (1709-1784)
Faulkner, William (1897-1962)Gilbert, Sir Geoffrey (1674-1726)identityJohnson, William (1769-1848)
Federalist Party, 1789-1816Gilpin, William (1724-1804)IlluminatiJones, Absalom (1746-1818)
female homosexualityGodwin, William (1756-1836)imageryKant, Immanuel (1724-1804)
feminismGoethe, Johann Wolfgang (1749-1832)imaginationKennedy, Daniel Edwards (1879-1960)
fictiongothic fictionImlay, Gilbert (1754-1828)King, Stephen (1947-present)
film historygovernmentimmigrationKirkland, Caroline (1801-1864)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940)Goya, Francisco (1746-1828)imperialismThe Lady's Magazine and Repository of Entertaining Knowledge (1792-1793)
Foster, Hannah Webster (1758-1840)Great Awakening, 1730-1743 Indialanguage
fragmentGreek antiquityindividualismLatin
FranceHaitian Revolution, 1791-1804 influencelaws
Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Hawthorne, Nathanial (1804-1864)insanitylegal profession
French Revolution, 1789-1799 Hazlitt, William (1778-1830)Irelandletters
Freneau, Phillip (1752-1832)historical fictionIrishliberalism
Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939)historiographyironylibertinism
Friendly Club of New York CityhistoryirrationalityLinn, Elizabeth (1775-1834)
Friends Latin SchoolHogg, James (1770-1835)Irving, Washington (1783-1859)Linn, John Blair (1777-1805)
friendshipHolcroft, Thomas (1745-1809)ItalyLippard, George (1822-1854)
frontierHowells, William Dean (1837-1920)Jacobinismliterary nationalism
Fuller, Margaret (1810-1850)human bodyJames, Henry (1843-1916)Locke, John (1632-1704)
gender relationshuman natureJefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)Logan, James (1674-1751)
genre conventionsHume, David (1711-1776)Jenks, William (1774-1865)Louisiana Purchase

Topics, Themes, Questions M-R

male homosexualitynarrative formperformancerace relations
Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834) narrative voicePoulson, Zachariah, Jr. (1761-1844)Radcliffe, Ann (1764-1823)
marriagenational identityPhiladelphiaradicalism
Marryat, Frederick (1792-1848)nationalism philosophyrationalism
masculinityNative American-white relationsphysiognomyreader
masochismnatural rightspicturesquerealism
masturbationnatural historyplotreception history
materialismnaturePoe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)regionalism
Mediterranean cultureNeal, John (1793-1876)poetryreligious conflict
Medical Repository (1797-1824)neoclassicismthe poorreligious fanaticism
medicineNew York The Port Folio (1801-1827)republicanism
melodramanovelpolitical economyreview essay
Melville, Herman (1819-1891)novel, Early Americanpolitical ideologyrevolution
memoryorationpostcolonialismrhetoric
MexicoorphansprefaceRichardson, Samuel (1689-1761)
Miller, Samuel (1769-1850)PacificpregnancyRoman history
Milton, John (1608-1674)Paine, Thomas (1737-1809)print culture historyromance genre
modernismpaintingprivacyRomanticism
modernizationparanoiapropertyRousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778)
Montfort, LuispatriarchyProud, Robert (1728-1813)Rowlandson, Mary (1637-1711)
moral judgmentPayne, John Howard (1791-1852)psychological stateRowson, Susanna (1762-1824)
Murray, Judith Sargent (1751-1820)Paxton Riots, 1763-1764public sphererural life
musicPeacock, Thomas (1785-1866)PuritanismRumford, Count Benjamin (1753-1814)
mythology, classicalPenn, William (1644-1718)QuakerismRush, Benjamin (1746-1813)
narcissismPennsylvaniaqueer theoryRush, Rebecca (1779-1850)

Topics, Themes, Questions S-Z

Sade, Marquis de (1740-1814)Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851)sympathyventriloquism
Salinger, J.D. (1919-2010)Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)the subalternviolence
Sansay, Leonara (1773-?)Simms, William Gilmore (1806-1870)the sublimevirtue
satiresinceritytemporalityVolney, Constantin Francois (1757-1820)
scienceslaveryTenney, Tabitha (1762-1837)Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de (1694-1778)
Scotlandsleepwalking De Toqueville, Alexis (1805-1859)Walpole, Horace (1717-1797)
Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832)Smith, Adam (1723-1790)theaterwar
secrecy Smith, Elihu Hubbard (1771-1798) themeWashington, George (1731-1799)
sectarian beliefSmith, Samuel Harrison (1772-1845)theologyWeeks, Levi (1776-1819)
Sedgewick, Catherine Maria (1789-1867)social mannerstheory of the novelWhittier, John Greenleaf (1807-1892)
seductionsocial networksThoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)wilderness
self-consciousnesssocial reformtragedyWilkins, William Wood (1773-1795)
sensationsolipsismtranslationWoldwinites
sensationalismSouthworth, E. D. E. N. (1819-1899)travelWollstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797)
sensibilitySpainTrump, Donaldwomen, oppression of
sentimental fictionSpanish AmericaTyler, Royall (1757-1826)women’s education
sentimentalityspeculationTwain, Mark (1835-1910)women’s rights
settingspontaneous combustionthe unconsciousWood, Sally Keating (1759-1855)
sexual desirestyleUnited Statesworking class
sexual violencesubjectivityunreliable narratorYellow fever
sexualitysubversionurbanization
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)symbolismutopia