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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 281–304.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Michael J. Kiskis Duke University Press 2003 13 Late-19th-Century Literature Michael J. Kiskis Increased interest in scholarship that attempts to unveil the complexities underlying late- 19th-century literary culture marks the year: from studies that focus on the literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 223–238.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Roark Mulligan Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Late- th-Century Literature Roark Mulligan Literary studies have increasingly focused on works that are culturally relevant. Examining forgotten authors, neglected artifacts, and popu- lar culture, scholars have a clear social purpose...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 453–469.
Published: 01 September 2006
... online services. ii  Themes One of the most important contributions to American literary scholar- ship in 2004 is Elizabeth Maddock Dillon’s The Gender of Freedom. Sharing this year’s focus on aspects of the public sphere to make her case, Dillon focuses on Anne Hutchinson, Charles Brockden...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 219–234.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Roark Mulligan 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Roark Mulligan A struggle to define realism has continued to occupy scholars. The dean of American literature, W. D. Howells, has remained a central figure in the discussion, which has shifted from a focus on realism as a product...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., focused on how a third race might define itself and whether there is in fact a possibility for racial awareness or even acknowledgment of a mixed-race identity. Identity of a di√erent sort is the focus of two biographies that present very di√erent perspectives on Bret Harte. Gary Scharnhorst’s Bret...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 371–392.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-First-Century Perspectives by citing Marvin Carl- son’s The Haunted Stage, which “accepts intertextuality as fundamental to what we think of as literacy, an understanding built on memory and recognition of familiar patterns, refreshed and reorganized. This leads to a focus on reception...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 145–156.
Published: 01 September 2020
...). A significant amount of scholarship has a retro flavor, with a new collection reading Faulkner in relation to Ernest Hemingway and a pair of articles engaging in comparative formalist readings of Faulkner texts and those of other writers. In a different direction, articles that focus on material and nonhuman...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 215–235.
Published: 01 September 2020
... chapter examines fictions of rehabilitation with a focus on Laurence Stallings s Plumes, as wounded veterans nego- tiate federal health care and the government s emphasis on veterans returning to the workforce. Keith Gandal s War Isn t the Only Hell ( Johns Hopkins) reads 13 novelists of World War I...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 September 2014
... America (2000), Hilary Wyss presents a new his- tory of missionary education from the 1740s to the Cherokee Removal. English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750–1830 (Penn.) takes as its focus “boarding schools grounded in an explicit written...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 185–210.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and film is a mainstay of the scholarship, but work on this subject tends to be uneven. A discern- ible trend in both Fitzgerald and Hemingway scholarship is a focus on American Literary Scholarship (2008) doi 10.1215/00659142-2009-003 © 2010 by Duke University Press 186...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 275–308.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and distance to explore a writer’s relation to labor and working-class politics but does so by breaching the realist’s status as observer. Seokwon Yang focuses on Howellsian realism in ‘‘Howells’ Realism Reconsidered: Representing the Unrepresentable in A Hazard of New Fortunes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and work more fully than in the many subsequent biographies since Paine s. He aims to sort facts from factoids or truth from truthiness, correcting many long- held beliefs through careful research. He justifies yet another biography for several reasons: a wider focus than that of many other biographies...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 September 2013
...-century literature. More recently the scholarly focus has been in four thematic groupings, “space and place, corporeality, mechanisms and technology, and lines and boundaries.” Donald Pizer continues to play an important role in Dreiser studies, including the invaluable Theodore Dreiser’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 393–438.
Published: 01 September 2017
... American writings. Other recent scholarship focuses on the thinking of Cuban revolu- tionary Martí. This scholarship is conducted entirely in Spanish, so it can pose a language barrier for monolingual English speakers. Most notable about this scholarship is its focus on Martí s political exile in Mexico...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 September 2009
... that might serve the needs of the American artist.” Beyond the authors’ parallel struggles, Lounsberg’s focus on authorship in Russia and America reveals the disparate processes by which the authors’ reputations and influence came to be secured. Theo Davis’sFormalism, Experience, and the Making...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 75–87.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the origin of the pen name, whether conclusive or not. No full biography of Twain appears this year, but Hilary Iris Lowe’s Mark Twain’s Homes and Literary Tourism (Missouri) offers another way to view the author’s life and works. Her focus is on four homes in which Samuel Clemens lived...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 265–287.
Published: 01 September 2014
... continues to inspire impres- sive scholarship, focused particularly on modernist aesthetics and the influence of the movement on other writers. i Naturalism Both the texts and the influence of Theodore Dreiser still receive serious attention. Stephen Brennan has edited Theodore Dreiser...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 443–524.
Published: 01 September 2004
... a≈liation between Nietzsche and Emerson—and then by a focus on the liberating, progressive quality of Emerson’s thought. In ‘‘La religion transcendantale: continuités et ruptures’’ (pp. 1–18) Yves Carlet attempts to demonstrate, as his title 444 Scholarship in Languages Other Than...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 September 2016
...,” is notable for its focus on the youngest daughter, Jean, showing her life- long love for animals. Portions of both manuscripts appear elsewhere, notably in Albert Bigelow Paine’s biography of Twain and in Twain’s Autobiography, but they are presented here in full for the first time. The volume...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 411–462.
Published: 01 September 2021
... it a success in failure ( ascierto en fracaso Meanwhile, Antonia Viu s Selección y digestion en revistas de revistas latinoamericas ( ) (pp. ) takes a critical look at Latin American clip- ping magazines. Viu focuses on reader s digests, revistas de revistas, and reconceives of them as theoretical...