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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Gary Scharnhorst Foreword American Literary Scholarship 2015 continues a long tradition of expert commentary on the most significant books and articles published during the year in the field of American literary studies. Like its predecessors, this 53rd iteration of the annual...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 439–449.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Gary Scharnhorst 21  General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst This year a modest reversal of recent trends in the publication of refer- ence works occurred, particularly a revival in specialized literary histo- ries. Such trade presses as Greenwood, Wiley, McFarland, and Cam- bridge...
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American Literary Scholarship (2019) 2017 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gary Scharnhorst © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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American Literary Scholarship (2019) 2017 (1): 443–453.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gary Scharnhorst © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 463–479.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Gary Scharnhorst Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst e steady decline in the number of reference works in American lit- erature published in recent years has accelerated in . Neither a Dictionary of Literary Biography volume relevant...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Gary Scharnhorst Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Foreword American Literary Scholarship 2019has been assembled in an era of Trump and COVID, one of them a virulent infection and the other a viral pandemic. While I will not compare the work of the contributors to American Literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 445–459.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Gary Lee Stonum; Theodore O. Mason, Jr. Duke University Press 2003 19 Themes, Topics, Criticism Gary Lee Stonum and Theodore O. Mason Jr. In recent decades, as concern about ethnic and cultural identity has come to occupy the center of American literary studies, class has...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 533–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2003 21 General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst When I predicted a few years ago that the market for reference books would soon contract like a accid balloon, I was dead wrong. Despite the soft economy , reference books appear...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2003 Foreword I have been privileged to edit AmLS in alternating years for the past 10 years, and I marvel how the task has changed in such a brief time. With the advent of the Internet and on-line databases and particularly email, I may now...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 425–441.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Theodore O. Mason, Jr.; Gary Lee Stonum Duke University Press 2004 19 Themes, Topics, Criticism Theodore O. Mason Jr. and Gary Lee Stonum What precisely constitutes American identity continues to be a central concern of literary scholarship. As conceptions of identity itself...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 499–513.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gary Lee Stonum; Theodore O. Mason, Jr. Duke University Press 2005 20 Themes, Topics, Criticism Gary Lee Stonum and Theodore O. Mason Jr. After years in the wilderness, thematic and topical criticism has returned to the prominent position it occupied 30 years ago, when AmLS...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 571–580.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2005 22 General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst Though some reference books this year seem to dwell on very narrow or specialized subjects, at least these topics may be covered fully in a single volume. As in recent years, a number...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2005 Foreword This 41st annual edition of American Literary Scholarship may be the longest to be published in the series. Despite the prognostications of doom and the demonstrable crisis in academic book publishing, Ameri- can literary study...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 439–456.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Gary Lee Stonum © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 20 Themes, Topics, Criticism Gary Lee Stonum One of two widely visible features of this year’s scholarship is the engagement with some notion of the postmodern. Whereas American literary studies once nearly defined...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 519–530.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Gary Scharnhorst © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 22 General Reference Books Gary Scharnhorst Two years ago I concluded this chapter by suggesting it ‘‘may be time to rethink that old adage about death and taxes’’ to include the Dictionary of Literary Biography...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Gary Scharnhorst © 2001 Duke University Press 2001 Foreword The 37th annual edition of American Literary Scholarship, like each of its predecessors, proves that the discipline of American literary study re- mains a vital part of the intellectual life of the university and the nation...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 435–449.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Theodore O. Mason, Jr.; Gary Lee Stonum Duke University Press 2002 20 Themes, Topics, Criticism Theodore O. Mason Jr. and Gary Lee Stonum An important feature of the year’s scholarship is the focus on the relation of literature to the concept of identity. More than...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 529–537.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2007 21  General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst The best news to be reported in this chapter within the past couple of years is that Thomson Gale has finally discontinued theDLB Yearbook, a boondoggle as overpriced as Defense...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Gary Scharnhorst 2007 American Literary Scholarship 2005 American Literary Scholarship An Annual 2005 Edited by Gary Scharnhorst Essays by David M. Robinson, Andrew M. Smith, Elizabeth J. Wright, Dennis Berthold, William Pannapacker, Paul Crumbley, Alan Gribben, Sarah B...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 521–528.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2009 21  General Reference Works Gary Scharnhorst In recent years we have seen a dramatic decline in the production and publication of basic bibliographical and research tools. To paraphrase Pete Seeger, “Where have all the bibliographies...