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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 297–316.
Published: 01 September 2020
... history, where critics have identified a new period of contemporary, or even postcontemporary, art, with multiple new styles, since the peak of postmodernism in the 1970s. Others have argued that the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and its symbolic ending of the Cold War marks a new period. Looking...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 317–339.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Jeffrey J. Williams; Robert Kilpatrick Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Fiction: e s to the Present Je rey J. Williams and Robert Kilpatrick Contemporary ction has become one of the most active elds in literary studies. Writers who forged a postmodern sensibility or style...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 411–462.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-speaking Americas. e anthology covers at least two of the major themes and historical eras that characterize this year s Spanish contributions: early-American and th-century modernismo. Studies of contemporary Latina/o/x and Latin America as well as more broad studies of race, class, and gender in American...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 393–438.
Published: 01 September 2017
... myth and the instability of the notions of identity. The three essays included in the second section of the volume are concerned with the postmodern aesthetics of contemporary fiction in their relation to black history. In the rich From the Traumatic Legacy of Slavery to Empowering Black Heritage...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 25–38.
Published: 01 September 2004
... published during the year is James N. Mancall’s ‘‘Thoughts Painfully Intense Hawthorne and the Invalid Author (Routledge). Part of Routledge’s Outstanding Dissertations series, Man- call’s book links Hawthorne’s famously ambivalent attitudes toward him- self as a writer to his exposure to contemporary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 315–340.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Bad Girls and Sick Boys: Fantasies in Contemporary Art and Culture (Calif.) is Linda S. Kau man s convincing case that the simple act of fantasy (the root of all fiction) has become politicized in a culture that in some respects judges words as deeds. Her antidote is found among artists who transgress...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2000
...: the mainstream of [contemporary] American poetry has always been in 362 Poetry: The 1940s to the Present its margins, in the hands of poets who, between 1960 and 1980, have often seized the means of production and distribution Texts and il- lustrations are broadly inclusive, moving from east to west, from...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 449–507.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of the relevant historical period and poetic style. The fifth chapter discusses two recent poetry anthologies and their notion of a contemporary “global public.” Throughout her discussion Franke offers sensitive and profound analy- ses not only of referential aspects and social/political issues but also...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 169–199.
Published: 01 September 2006
... not want to write a book in which I had to disprove one critic or another or in which I carried on long contentious arguments with them.” But this is not why we cite our predecessors and contemporaries. A good deal of what Rueckert has to say has been said before; citing others would have trimmed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): ix–xvii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Literature Association Renaissance (LSU) CompD / Comparative Drama ConL / Contemporary Literature Periodicals, Annuals, and Series CQ / The Cambridge Quarterly CRevAS / Canadian Review AAR / African American Review...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 365–434.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in Mary Antin s Autobiographical Discourse (Studies in American Jewish Literature 37 [2018]: 173 99) discusses Antin s The Promised Land as a performative cultural identity produced in relation to contemporary American Prot- estant Evangelical and Progressive ideologies. In Magyar narrato-retoréma egy...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 387–410.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Kushner s Angels in America ( ) and Suzan-Lori Parks s America Play ( ) and beyond. Indeed, many of the works discussed here similarly work to de ne America in contemporary terms. With the divisiveness of recent years in our politics, the issue has become increasingly crucial and pro- vokes analysis...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 343–364.
Published: 01 September 2020
... zeitgeist. This year most studies that survey multiple plays, productions, and playwrights examine them as deviations from con- ventional chronological structures. The variant constructions of time offer a new optic for studying groupings of plays from the earliest to the most contemporary. i Overview...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): ix–xx.
Published: 01 September 2001
...) Casper, Constructing American American Modernism / Jay Bochner Lives: Biography and Culture in and Justin D. Edwards, eds., Amer- Nineteenth-Century America (No. ican Modernism Across the Arts Car.) (Peter Lang) Contemporary African American American Palestine / Hilton...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 521–528.
Published: 01 September 2009
... gone?” They have appar- ently been thrown under the theory bus. No one nowadays, I hazard to guess, earns tenure for an annotated bibliography of contemporary reviews, say, of Nathaniel Hawthorne, much less of Julian Hawthorne. In 2002, after over a century of publication, the Bulletin...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 363–394.
Published: 01 September 2016
... subject American Literary Scholarship (2014) doi 10.1215/00659142-3481347 © 2016 by Duke University Press 364 Poetry: The 1950s to the Present positions. Consider Dorothy Wang’s Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 373–401.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with a span twice as long, and exponentially more diverse, I have restructured the chapter accordingly, acknowledging that the scholars of the contemporary period seem less vexed by temporal parameters than by the nature of poetry itself. What is it and who makes it? How does it relate to other forms...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 333–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... ‘‘a kind of cultural monologue, a long history in which pop culture became the refractory point for oppressive colonialist allegories Coyote Kills John Wayne: Postmodernism and Contemporary Fictions of the Transcultural Frontier (New England) presents Smith’s argument that texts representative...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 403–426.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by the contemporary present.” Withers argues that Glaspell depicts the East Coast as having “lost touch with its radical history and instead fetishizes an ossified version of the American revolutionary character.” The true revolutionary, however, is found in the West, in the 1879 first act of the play...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., Fuller, and Transcendentalism normalcy,” which he believes makes Emerson seem less interesting to younger readers. b. Biography, Contemporaries, and Sources  By far the most significant contribution this year to our understanding of Emerson’s life is Daniel R. Koch’s Ralph Waldo Emerson...