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Fever Reading
Affect and Reading Badly in the Early American Public Sphere
Michael Millner

University of New Hampshire Press


• Introduction
• The Senses of Reading
• Good and Bad Reading in the Early United States
• Obscene Reading: The Senses of Reading Badly
• Scandalous Reading: The Intrigues of the New Public Sensorium
• Prayerful Reading: Religious Affect and the Secular Public Sphere
• Epilogue
• Appendix: Reports in U.S. Newspapers of Obscenity Arrests, 1800–1877
• Notes
• Works Cited
• Index

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