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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 alphabetically and generously cross...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 (2020) 2018 (1): 435–449.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of American war literature; substantial collec- tions of essays on the American Renaissance, the 19th-century American novel, and American literature of the 1930s; and an encyclopedic catalog of research materials on Gothic literature. I admire such work. I also continue to worry about the general...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 201–220.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Of 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 (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...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 127–149.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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 on topics...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 201–222.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 Eden...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 (2004) 2002 (1): 181–197.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Safari Special Section: Editor’s Note HN 21, ii: 11–12). ‘‘First Perspectives on Safari ’’ imme- diately follows the text of the play and o√ers three approaches to its usefulness: biographical, critical, and textual (more specifically, intertex- tual). The three essays are discussed in later Hemingway...
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American Literary Scholarship (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...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods. Engage...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 (2012) 2010 (1): 3–35.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and Branka Arsić, along with the authoritative edition of Letters and Social Aims and no less than three important essay collections. Scholarship on Transcendentalism was both consolidated and advanced by the monumental Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism, while the story of Transcendentalist...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 biography; its...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Dennis Berthold Duke University Press 2008 3  Melville Dennis Berthold A monograph by Robert Milder, a study of the Kraken edition of Pierre by Hershel Parker and Brian Higgins, three essay collections, includ- ing Haskell Springer and Elizabeth Schultz’s pathbreaking...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of previously unpublished essays by Twain, from the general editor of the Mark Twain Project, Robert H. Hirst. Who Is Mark Twain? (HarperCollins) presents 24 short pieces that cover a mix of genres, including sketches, autobiography, literary criticism, fables, and parables. Twenty-two of the pieces...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 (2009) 2007 (1): 49–68.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to which Melville devoted most of his life. Melville’s Pacific writings gain attention in a good collection of essays from the 2003 Melville Society conference in Hawaii that pays special attention to Typee and imperialism, and a deconstructionist devotes an entire monograph to “Bartleby...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Frome, The Custom of the Country, and The Age of Innocence—continue to attract attention, as do the later novels, Twilight Sleep and The Children. a. Books and Essay Collections Two studies a≈rm Wharton’s stature as a premier American writer read and appreciated by an increasingly wide audience...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 387–408.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michael Thurston Duke University Press 2009 17  Poetry: 1900 to the 1940s Michael Thurston No single controversial book defines the year’s scholarship on modern American poetry. (A different kind of essay might deplore the increas- ing scarcity of monographs on the subject...