Colin Ramsey Ph.D.

Academic specialties in Colonial American Literature, History of the Book, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, and Intellectual Property.

There are 7 included publications by Colin Ramsey Ph.D.:

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Becoming Dr. Franklin: Benjamin Franklin's Science, Manuscript Circulation, And "Anti-Authorship" In Print 2020 75 Early in his Autobiography Benjamin Franklin remarks, “Prose writing has been of great Use to me in the Course of my Life, and was a principal Means of my Advancement.” The statement has both literal and figurative dimensions: much of Franklin’s weal...
Book Review -- Debating The Issues In Colonial Newspapers: Primary Documents On Events Of The Period, by David Copeland 2004 51 A book review of Debating the Issues in Colonial Newspapers: Primary Documents on Events of the Period, by David Copeland (Greenwood Press, 2000, 416 pp.). Reviewed by Colin Ramsey (English Dept.) in American Periodicals: A Journal of History & Criti...
Book Review -- Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters With Cannibals In The North Atlantic World, by Kelly L. Watson 2018 72 A book review of Insatiable Appetites: Imperial Encounters With Cannibals In The North Atlantic World, by Kelly L.Watson. Reviewed by Colin Ramsey (English Dept.) in Early American Literature (Winter 2018).
Cannibalism And Infant Killing: A System Of "Demonizing" Motifs In Indian Captivity Narratives 1994 547 The Puritan phase of the Indian captivity narrative, both in its binary "good vs. evil" oppositions and in its imagery, established the paradigm for much of the subsequent development of the Indian captivity narrative form -- helping to fix particula...
Copyright for Academics in the Digital Age 2012 903 The article presents the authors' insights on the copyright issue in the digital age, which concerns the academic field. The authors say that instead of promoting knowledge, the act of putting materials for teaching on the web can undermine such goal...
Dime Novels 2004 163 At the end of John Ford’s 1962 Western "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," a persistent reporter, having just heard the truth about who actually shot the notorious murderer, wads up his notes and tosses them in the trash. His explanation is simple: ‘...
Panel Introduction: Learned And Sociable Manuscript Circulation 2019 528 Early in his Autobiography, Benjamin Franklin remarks that "prose writing has been of great Use to me in the Course of my Life, and was a principal Means of my Advancement." Consistent with this claim, the modern literary study of Franklin overwhelmi...