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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ( pp. xv–xvii) the editors propose that the volume “provides a broad spectrum of the ways in which both populism, as a generalization, and Populism as a specific political, agrarian movement, have shaped the modern United States.” The material, more than 330 individually authored essays arrayed...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 533–547.
Published: 01 September 2006
... encyclopedia edited by Jay Parini, a major collection of essays on the South coedited by Gray, and Christopher MacGowan’s Twentieth-Century American Poetry. The history is the straightforwardly named A History of American Literature (Blackwell). Gray, affiliated with the American studies...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2007) 2005 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 September 2007
... attention. i  Text Letters, Archives, Annotations, and Bibliography a. Fitzgerald  The latest volume of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald is My Lost City: Personal Essays, 1920–1934. The edi- tor, James L. W. West III, models the collection on a proposal Fitzgerald made to...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Elsa Nettels © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 7 Wharton and Cather Elsa Nettels This year marked a record for Wharton and Cather scholarship. Five books and four collections of essays, devoted all or in part to Wharton or Cather, were published in addition to more than 40...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- tual). The three essays are discussed in later Hemingway sections of this chapter. Alane Mason proposes Safari ’s merits not as literature per se but rather as a documentary witness to the condition of women in the 1930s in art as in life and as biographical, thematic, and philosophical...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 127–149.
Published: 01 September 2006
... reminiscences of Marshall by Annette Zilversmit, Barbara de Marneffe, Linda Costanzo Cahir, and Julie Olin-Ammentorp that give testimony to his extraordinary erudi- tion and generosity and also provide interesting commentary on the rise of Wharton studies over the past 20 years. The issue includes essays...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2007) 2005 (1): 141–163.
Published: 01 September 2007
... editions of Wharton’s fiction and poetry and of Cather’s Shadows on the Rock, as well as 50 essays and book chapters. Scholars exhibit interest in Wharton’s poetry and nonfiction, as well as in her novels and short stories. As in the past, The House of Mirth receives most attention...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 201–220.
Published: 01 September 2006
... particular note is the quality of work produced by newer Hemingway scholars. Because of the amount of scholarship appearing annually on these two writers, we must as always emphasize the selectivity required in this essay. i  Text Letters, Archives, Annotations, and Bibliography a. Fitzgerald...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2015) 2013 (1): 175–189.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in Context (Cambridge) is a rich collection of 40 essays, a helpful chronology of Fitzgerald’s works and milieu, a bibliography of relevant criticism and biography, and strong work by established and emerging critical voices. It reads smoothly and effectively like a literary-cultural...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2005) 2003 (1): 201–222.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Our Time. Hugh Hosch reproduces two letters from Hemingway to employees of Charles Scribner’s Sons in ‘‘The Hemingway/Conrad ‘One-Way Feud’ ’’ (Pleiades 23, ii: 90–100), an essay on Hemingway’s criticism of bullfighter and writer Barnaby Conrad. John Leonard bases his argument in ‘‘The Garden of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 September 2008
... periods and movements. Several essays analyze her fiction in relation to that of contemporary writers, offering continuing evidence of Wharton’s growing canonical importance. This year’s Cather scholarship includes the Nebraska edition of One of Ours, a collection of essays, three other books, and...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 113–127.
Published: 01 September 2016
... scholarship confirms the changes wrought by The Selected Letters of Willa Cather(2013) as scholars evaluate that volume and adjust to its presence as a feature of their work. While no critical books or collections of essays appear in 2014, a significant 2013 thematic collection in the Italian journal...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2015) 2013 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and Henry David Thoreau; a collection of essays on Emerson and one on Thoreau; a special issue of 19th-Century Prose on Emerson’s Collected Works; and two full-length studies of Transcenden- talism. Among the trends in the scholarship are attention to transna- tional and cosmopolitan contexts...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 525–536.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- pline and Profession’’ (pp. xv–xxiv) by Lance Schachterle (another LS!) and a selected bibliography of relevant scholarly studies. At four volumes, almost 1,900 total pages, and 58 individually authored topic essays, The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture, ed. M. Thomas Inge and...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 227–252.
Published: 01 September 2002
... sentimental poetics and antebellum slavery debates Uncle Tom’s Cabin remains the most hotly discussed novel of the era, its contemporary relevance signaled by the publication of an MLA volume of essays on teaching that text. Work on Stowe approaches in volume new scholarship on Poe, an indica- tion of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-historical manifestation of the adage that “a rising tide lifts all boats,” both Margaret Fuller specifically and the Transcendentalists generally are buoyed by the long-overdue consideration of a “female genealogy of Transcendentalism” in a remarkable new collection of essays that expands the...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 545–555.
Published: 01 September 2010
... American nature writers” into a Google search box and receive in response—in 0.19 seconds—the first section of a list of 47,200,000 results is impressive but dauntingly unhelpful. So the reader of this essay should be aware that though I may be critical of particular works because of choices made...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2017) 2015 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 September 2017
... particularly fruitful in Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso and David LaRocca’s edited collection, A Power to Translate the World: New Essays on Emerson and International Culture. The trend in contextualizing Thoreau and others in science studies has a remarkable boost in Richard B. Primack’s Walden Warming...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 123–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... sponsored by the Wharton and Cather organizations continue to initiate scholarly projects, resulting this year in two collections of essays on Cather. Ongo- ing e√orts to relate Wharton and Cather to the literary movements of realism, sentimentalism, and modernism accompany studies of their relation to...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., an important collection of essays on Thoreau and phi- losophy, a commemoration of Thoreau’s legacy on the 150th anniversary of his death, groundbreaking studies of Emerson, England, and transat- lanticism, and several important books that situate Transcendentalism in larger philosophical...