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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to a portrait of the Gothic Hawthorne. (The essays in this issue are discussed individually below.) i General Channeling Freud and Lacan through the lens of queer theory, David Greven argues in The Fragility of Manhood: Hawthorne, Freud, and the Politics of Gender (Ohio State) that many...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 495–509.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the Gothic and science fiction through the slave narrative and auto- biography to the novel, poetry, and drama. Fortunate is the reference librarian who has not been totally transformed into an Internet-bound information specialist. i  Matters of History The modest length of Hans Bertens and Theo...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 417–452.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting (Duke) analyzes the figure of the girl from a very di erent angle. Kincaid focuses on points of change or heretofore neglected areas of Gothic American culture, highlighting the Gothic obsession with the victimized, innocent child, a fascination...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 259–282.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., William Faulkner, and Bob Dylan, and examines Welty in regard to the American noir convention, the Gothic, the murder of black activist Medgar Evers, grief politics, orphans, the use of types of hedges, performance, the Civil War and monuments, and political reform, among others. According to Pollack...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2000
... are as responsive to popular taste as any other arena of publishing is attested to by the continuing accumulation of work devoted to ghost stories, Gothic literature, and crime and detective fiction. Lynette Carpenter and Wendy Kolmar s Ghost Stories by British and American Women: A Selected Annotated Bibliography...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 September 2004
... British models within an American idiom Douglass H. Thomson’s ‘‘Herman Melville (1819–1891 pp. 290–94 in Thomson et al., eds., Gothic Writers: A Critical and Bibliographical Guide (Greenwood), sum- marizes the gothic elements in Melville’s works, noting that ‘‘he above all o√ers a profound...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): ix–xix.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Jonathan Edwards to Henry Sussman, eds., Acts of Nar- Abraham Lincoln (Oxford) rative (Stanford) Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction / Aesthetics and Politics of the Crowd / Diane Long Hoeveler and Tamar Mary Esteve, The Aesthetics and Heller, eds., Approaches to Teaching Politics...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the novel in fact may be reconciled by taking note of how Chesnutt represents “competing, overlapping accounts of racial conflict and show[s] their ultimate sameness.” And Ronja Vieth’s “Charles W. Chesnutt’s Southern Gothic of Guilt,” pp. 75–92 in South- ern Gothic Literature, provides a clear...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Art as the true guides for a new American literature. In Edgar Allan Poe s Gothic Aesthetics of Things: Rereading The Fall of the House of Usher (Style 52: 287 301) Tang Weisheng notes that although conventional interpretations of Poe s tale often focus on the questions of the causes of Roderick...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2005
... workings of culture, class, gender, and race. Of special interest are Wharton’s interests in nationhood, her World War I writings, and her innovations in the gothic tradition. Cultural studies as well as psychoanalytic approaches inform the scholarship, with critics examining Wharton’s social...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 317–339.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., noir, and gothic, into the realms of literary ction. Previous barriers delimiting the literary have become more permeable, and con- versely the literary has become less exclusionary, although these uses of genre tend to show a heightened focus on language, craft, and theme, as one typically expects...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and ethical knowledge Using both modern and postmodern works, Folks examines ethical questions that derive from ‘‘social exclusion and cultural hegemony demonstrating how writers frequently turn to the gothic mode to depict alienation, displacement, social terror, or cultural assim- ilation...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to the monstrous. Two volumes from a new series on the Gothic re-examine its place in American literary culture. Charles Crow’s American Gothic (Wales) usefully summarizes earlier scholarship and reads the usual, canonical suspects in largely unsurprising ways. In Republicanism and the American Gothic...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 243–274.
Published: 01 September 2005
... theory and historical background in developing a pedagogical strategy for teaching Poe and, by implication, many other 19th-century texts. Two other useful pedagogical essays on Poe appear in the MLA’s Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction: Richard Fusco’s ‘‘Using Narrative Form to Teach Poe’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 241–269.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in the emergent later nineteenth-century venues of autonomous high culture, like the salon.” Male gender configuration is the concern of David Anthony’s “Bank- ing on Emotion: Financial Panic and the Logic of Male Submission in the Jacksonian Gothic” (AL 76: 719–47) and Tara Penry’s “Manly Domesticity...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Humor: New Approaches (Miss.) Hutchinson and John K. Young, Southern Gothic Literature / Jay Ellis, eds., Publishing Blackness: Textual ed., Southern Gothic Literature Constructions of Race since 1850 (Salem) (Michigan) Toward a Literary Ecology / Karen E. Quiet...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in a special edition of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review. Strong essays appear by Sandra Burr on Hawthorne as an early advocate of science education, by Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet on the gothic strategies of The Marble Faun, by Ken Parille on the gendering of childhood in the tales, by Neill Matheson...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 133–152.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Carol J. Singley; Robert Thacker Duke University Press 2010 7  Wharton and Cather Carol J. Singley and Robert Thacker Production of Edith Wharton scholarship continues at an impressive rate, with 3 monographs and 18 articles on topics ranging from Darwin to the Gothic. Among...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 199–220.
Published: 01 September 2022
... contributions on a fascinating period of American literary culture. The number of significant book-length studies rose considerably this year. Three superb books address how writers employed mass media, the Gothic, and class protest, respectively, to comment on race relations in America, and three others reveal...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the romantic imagination. Robert K. Mar- tin s discerning Haunted by Jim Crow: Gothic Fictions by Hawthorne and Faulkner pp. 129 42 in American Gothic, nimbly presents The House of the Seven Gables as concealing conflicts of race and gender that are expressed through gothic elements (In this, Martin...