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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 435–449.
Published: 01 September 2002
... but also studied by scholars. As in the recent past this set of undertakings requires a scholarship combining literary and cultural study, cognizant of literature as literature but also aware of literature as a sociohistorical phenomenon with powerful implications for culture. i Perspectives...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gary L. Stonum Duke University Press 2011 20  Themes, Topics, Criticism Gary L. Stonum For many years the flood of work devoted to symptomatic reading— understanding American history and culture as depicted or critiqued in literary artifacts—has been dominated by attention...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 453–469.
Published: 01 September 2006
... is that such a scholarly focus necessarily expands the range of cultural knowledge required for an informed appreciation of newly recognized relations between national languages and literatures. Further, as Elaine Jahner’s work suggests, the comparative dimension elicited by a more inter- national...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 471–490.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in an Italian university, is retrospectively drawing attention to his last interview with Ugo Rubeo, in an issue of RSA (13 [2002]: 153–59) titled “The Theme of Destruction in American Culture.” Lombardo deems as most important among today’s cultural events the transformation of the English...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 490–505.
Published: 01 September 2006
... university, is retrospectively drawing attention to his last interview with Ugo Rubeo, in an issue of RSA (13 [2002]: 153–59) titled “The Theme of Destruction in American Culture.” Lombardo deems as most important among today’s cultural events the transformation of the English language...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 505–514.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of American literature in an Italian university, is retrospectively drawing attention to his last interview with Ugo Rubeo, in an issue of RSA (13 [2002]: 153–59) titled “The Theme of Destruction in American Culture.” Lombardo deems as most important among today’s cultural events...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 515–532.
Published: 01 September 2006
... literature in an Italian university, is retrospectively drawing attention to his last interview with Ugo Rubeo, in an issue of RSA (13 [2002]: 153–59) titled “The Theme of Destruction in American Culture.” Lombardo deems as most important among today’s cultural events the transformation...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... In his preface to The American Adam (1955) R. W. B. Lewis set the parameters for a definition of literary history and a concept of culture that is still functional and useful: ‘‘culture achieves identity not so much through the ascendancy of one particular set of convictions as through the emergence...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 221–250.
Published: 01 September 2008
... attempts to chart a more global cultural his- tory can be found in Timothy Marr’s interesting book The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism (Cambridge). Noting that “Americans have long pressed orientalist images of Islam into domestic service as a means to globalize the authority of the cultural...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 439–456.
Published: 01 September 2001
... itself under the overlapping rubrics of modernity, modernization, and modernism, more and more now those terms have come to seem incomplete without a ‘‘post prefix. Not only does postmodernism continue to be used in characterizing the latest phase of culture, but it increasingly gets used...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 461–532.
Published: 01 September 2003
... —in the cultural representation of femininity. Several scholars contributed to the three collections of essays: Abito e identità: Ricerche di storia letteraria e culturale (Palermo: Ila Palma), the fourth in a successful series edited by Cristina Giorcelli focusing on the literary and cultural history...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 361–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... No revolution is at hand that was not already under way. However, earlier revolutions—formalist, theoretical, and cultural—are beginning to mature and to be more widely incorpo- rated into the assumptions of critical readers. A book on Sterling Brown’s Afro-modernist aesthetics demands attention, as does...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 417–452.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the 1692 Salem witch trials, which she argues constitute the first significant instance of self- authorized public speakers making political decisions, through a series of (mostly canonical) 18th- and 19th-century American literary texts. Draw- ing on the literary historical work of Russian cultural...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 515–570.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in scholarship are evident this year as the turn to history has generated fruitful work on literature and culture and the relationship between them, particularly with regard to literary history and cultural studies. Many of the issues engaging French scholars are questions of history, ethnicity...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 499–513.
Published: 01 September 2005
... also an event or institution that is read as if it were a text. A few current examples of this genre, such as Michele Birnbaum’s Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature speed past the conceptual, comparative, and cultural issues of the introductory chapter to focus on the explications...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): ix–xix.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Culture, Canons, and the tural History of Indian Summer Case of Elizabeth Stoddard / Robert (New Hampshire) McClure Smith and Ellen M. Black, White, and in Color / Hortense Weinauer, eds., American Culture, J. Spillers, Black, White, and in Canons, and the Case of Elizabeth Color: Essays...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 389–412.
Published: 01 September 2001
... modern and contemporary American poetry have been expanding for some time to include the transnational and transpoetic, abundant compelling new work on cultural interre- latedness, hybridity, and poetic syncretisms make an even stronger case for reconsidering oppositions...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): ix–xx.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- Early America (Cornell) vide: Cultures o f Manhood in the A Companion to Twentieth-Century American West (Routledge) Poetry / A Companion to Twentieth- American Aeneas / John C. Shields, Century Poetry , ed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 231–250.
Published: 01 September 2003
... American Studies at the Beginning of the T wenty-Žrst Century, ed. Michael V . Kennedy and William G. Shade [Lehigh], pp. 164–85) observes how recent scholarly work has abandoned a monolithic reading of early American culture. And, in the same vein, The Literatures o f Colonial...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Scholarship: Litera- Schedler, Border Modernism: Inter- ture, Theory, and the Environment cultural Readings in American Liter- (Iowa) ary Modernism (Routledge) The Idea and the Thing in Modernist Constructing the Black Masculine / American Poetry / Cristina Gior- Maurice O. Wallace...