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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 (2003) 2001 (1): 367–391.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Jerome Klinkowitz Duke University Press 2003 16 Fiction: The 1960s to the Present Jerome Klinkowitz Once upon a time, scholars assumed there was one American Žction. Then other voices asserted themselves, from those of multiculturalist authors to critics with speciŽc...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., Development, and the Monroe Doctrine in Richard Harding Davis’s Soldiers of Fortune’’ (AmerS 42, ii: 45–66). Murphy presents an excellent discussion of the inuence Žction can have on national policy debate. The focus is on how the myth of the Monroe Doctrine is interro- gated and shaped by Davis’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2003
... on serious political and ethical dimensions. More speciŽcally , these authors developed a ‘‘feminist ethic of care’’ as a result of their experiences with German totalitarianism, an ethic that emerges in both their lives and their writing. The imagery of urban containment in post-World War II Žction...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 411–462.
Published: 01 September 2021
... [ ]: ). Hachim and Hurtado survey colonial journals, chronicles, and exploration narratives to unpack the use of ctional masking in early American histories. e ip- op between fact and ction produces a creole subjectivity, Hachim and Hurtado argue, echoing Juan Bruce- Novoa s claim that Chicano literature...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., reading Jack London, Zora Neale Hurston, and María Cristina Mena through speculative/science ction theories, Dashiell Hammett and Wallace urman primarily as modernists, and Gertrude Stein and Upton Sin- clair through food studies. Stein continues to provide much fodder for scholars, as shown in a special...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 263–285.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Penn Warren have been compiled. Richard Wright is the subject of a Cambridge Com- panion and a Library of America unexpurgated edition that restores a number of his original texts. In addition, James Baldwin, Djuna Barnes, Mari Sandoz, and Southern detective ction are treated in essay collections...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 461–532.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of metaphors in Raymond Carver’s Žction in ‘‘La Voiture sur la nappe ou la jouissance du Puritain dans Will You Please Be Quiet, Please ’’ (pp. 205–11). The recent volume ( 29) of Cahiers Charles V, ed. Marc Chénetier, is devoted to thorough research on contemporary American Žction. Under...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 September 2003
... attention to James’s short Žction, especially previously neglected later tales. An am- bitious book by Donatella Izzo advances a feminist and Foucauldian critique of these narratives, while a festschrift from Purdue in memory of the distinguished James scholar William T. Sta Vord highlights...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 139–154.
Published: 01 September 2003
... are now in print again in the Library of America’s two-volume edition, with bibliograph- ical references by Maureen Howard. With a few exceptions, however, the short Žction of both writers remains a neglected area of study, Wharton’s stories having received even less attention than usual in 2001...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 463–479.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to this chapter nor a new supplement to Scribner s American Writers series was issued. To be sure, a number of handbooks, companions, and genre histories of bildungsromans, travelogues, summer books, and crime and science ction novels appeared, but many of them are pricey volumes published by Cambridge...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 95–109.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-length explo- rations related to Wharton seek to engage in the intersections she may have shared with other authors often ones who might not have been paired with her in earlier studies. is more comprehensive investigation as to how Wharton and her ction t into larger thematic territories and alongside...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 445–459.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... One awaits, for example, a closer scrutiny of the similarities and di Verences among authorial imper- sonation, the Žctional and nonŽctional literature of passing, works of Žction and of nonŽction in which the authors speak on behalf of groups to which they do not claim to belong...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 287–316.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Bill Solomon Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Fiction: e s to the s Bill Solomon e study of American ction in the second half of the th century remains focused on social issues of considerable importance in . U.S. involvement in neocolonialism and related Cold War military ventures...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 September 2021
... his characters putative liberty. ese apparent contradictions accom- modate James s increasingly capacious de nition of ction. Valentine concludes that James does love Isabel but only in the context of the novel he has written. In Critical Di erences: Henry James and the A ective Predicaments...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 199–222.
Published: 01 September 2021
... life and on his career as a poet, ction writer, and critic. Several useful articles analyze Poe s works in relation to medical science, profanity, bereavement, and the sublime. Two journal articles o er perspectives on the works of Robert Montgomery Bird and Benjamin Rush. Various periodicals include...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 533–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., The Native American in Short Fiction in the Saturday Evening Post: An Anno- tated Bibliography, ed. Peter G. Beidler, Harry J. Brown, and Marion F. Egge (Scarecrow), summarizes the plots of 265 short works of Žction in chronological order published in the Post between 1897 and 1968, among them tales...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 177–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and magistrates exercised agency in early New England and the slippery, sometimes competing articulations of consent that produced a gure who was at once bereaved mother, captive criminal, willing martyr, and sacri cial victim. Although primarily examining ction of the s, Megan Behrent s Suburban Captivity...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 211–227.
Published: 01 September 2003
...), which pursues the phrase ‘‘out of season’’ and its meta- phorical implications. Monteiro suggests that something ‘‘of the develop- ment of Fitzgerald’s novel [ Tender], if not its genesis, was anticipated by some of Ernest Hemingway’s early ‘out of season’ Ž ction as well as an essay...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... call Hawthorne a ‘‘home-grown expatriate specifying how he was alienated from American life and conventional deŽnitions of manhood while immersed in them, both in his Žction and in his fraught political allegiances. The volume then presents a series of four essays under the rubric ‘‘Hawthorne...