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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 371–392.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David K. Sauer; Geoffrey Sauer 19 Drama David K. Sauer and Geoffrey Sauer This year’s publications reveal the growing number of books and articles on American drama from diverse perspectives. However, the majority of these use some historiography as a primary approach to the plays...
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American Literary Scholarship (2018) 2016 (1): 339–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
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American Literary Scholarship (2019) 2017 (1): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2019
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 343–364.
Published: 01 September 2020
...David K. Sauer; Geoffrey Sauer © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 American Literary Scholarship (2018) doi 10.1215/00659142-8118622 © 2020 by Duke University Press 18 Drama David K. Sauer and Geoffrey Sauer Interestingly, each year s crop of studies of American drama often has its own...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 387–410.
Published: 01 September 2021
...David K. Sauer; Geoffrey Sauer Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Drama David K. Sauer and Geo rey Sauer Writing in the Coronavirus Year has provided us a chance to step back from the immediate, to look more widely at scholarship from past years. Workers from several publishers...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 403–426.
Published: 01 September 2015
...David K. Sauer © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 19 Drama David K. Sauer The common thread in this year’s studies is an effort to contextualize plays, particularly rich both in number of full-length studies and in the diverse directions they pursue. Especially bountiful...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 391–414.
Published: 01 September 2013
...David K. Sauer © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 18 Drama David K. Sauer Last year’s survey concentrated on performance’s effect on dramatic criticism. Meaning enlarges as new productions reveal added dimen- sions to a script, so that the meaning, in a sense, is ever expanding...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 379–402.
Published: 01 September 2014
...David K. Sauer © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 18 Drama David K. Sauer Last year’s innovation in drama criticism was a kind of historicism that wove together artifacts surrounding a play like Uncle Tom’s Cabin to define a broader context, though to some extent reducing...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 2005
...James J. Martine Duke University Press 2005 19 Drama James J. Martine Perhaps it is time once again to look at the predicament in scholarly publishing and its e√ect on academic evaluation. While the MLA and others propose changes in the methods of measure in tenure...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 433–452.
Published: 01 September 2006
...James J. Martine Duke University Press 2006 19  Drama James J. Martine As America’s toastmaster general of the old millennium, George Jessel, philosophically reflected fifty years ago, nothing is more permanent than change. In the near future AmLS may need...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 421–451.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Dorothy Chansky Duke University Press 2008 18  Drama Dorothy Chansky No assessment of American drama this year could fail to note two headline-making events in the field: the death of Wendy Wasserstein and the opening of Suzan-Lori Parks’s year-long play...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 427–455.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Dorothy Chansky Duke University Press 2007 19  Drama Dorothy Chansky In accepting the MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement in 2005, J. Hillis Miller praised “those students and faculty these days who are most attracted by the contextual side of literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 437–463.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Dorothy Chansky Duke University Press 2009 19  Drama Dorothy Chansky No major trends stand out in this year’s scholarship on American drama, although an interest in the Progressive Era is manifest in several books. Despite a plenitude of articles and books, there is still...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 415–439.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Dorothy Chansky; Jonathan Chambers Duke University Press 2010 19  Drama Dorothy Chansky and Jonathan Chambers Book publishing in American theater and drama—indeed about the- ater and drama, period—dropped precipitously in 2008. The groaning boards of the book display...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 425–447.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Dorothy Chansky; Jonathan Chambers Duke University Press 2011 19 Drama Dorothy Chansky and Jonathan Chambers For the second year in a row, significantly fewer books were published about American theater and drama than during the first two-thirds of the decade. No special topics...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 395–414.
Published: 01 September 2016
...David K. Sauer © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 19 Drama David K. Sauer This year’s scholarship extends the emerging approach of contextualizing the study of playwrights in the larger culture. In contrast to the tendency of academe to continually subdivide into narrower...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David K. Sauer © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 19 Drama David K. Sauer The year’s selection of books and articles has several common denomina- tors, despite the wide diversity of the plays in time and space. The most prominent shared feature is concern to address...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 391–416.
Published: 01 September 2000
...James J. Martine © 2000 Duke University Press 2000 19 Drama James J. Martine A significant number of volumes were published this year, including a number that ought not to have been published at all. Matching the growing gap between scholarly rhetoric and the language of everyday life...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 413–438.
Published: 01 September 2001
...James J. Martine © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 19 Drama James J. Martine As the last decade of the millennium comes to a close, scholarship has paused to take a big gulp of air after a rich and prolific 10 years of work on American drama. Suspicion increases...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 417–434.
Published: 01 September 2002
...James J. Martine Duke University Press 2002 19 Drama James J. Martine The first year of the millennium may prove to be a watershed in ways other than chronological. New York theater strains to bridge a chasm between two audiences, one mostly baby boomers and older who expect...