Ellen Gruber Garvey, 2007–2008 | National Humanities Center

Ellen Gruber Garvey (NHC Fellow, 2007–08)

Project Title

Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake Nineteenth Century Print Culture

New Jersey City University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2007–08

Ellen Gruber Garvey drafted three chapters and researched two others for Book, Paper, Scissors: Scrapbooks Remake American Print Culture, under contract with Oxford University Press. She also did preparatory work on a manuscript entitled The Ship Sails On: Postbellum Revisions of the Meaning of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Additionally, she completed two articles: “More Work for ‘Mother’: Rural Readers, Farm Papers, and ‘The Revolt of Mother’” (to appear in Legacy, 2009); and "'Important, Responsible Work': Cather's Necessary Editorial Career."