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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2003) 2001 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Brenda Wineapple Duke University Press 2003 2 Hawthorne Brenda Wineapple A cornucopia of essays on The Scarlet Letter celebrates the 150th birthday of Hawthorne’s novel as does a special issue of SAF that contains excellent contributions by T. Walter Herbert and Michael T...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 September 2010
...,’ ” reads The Scarlet Letter as caution- ary ghost story and The House of the Seven Gables as “a tale of revenge directed at the obtuse and gullible as well as the politically corrupt.” Chapter 6, “Transformative Violence at Home and Abroad,” examines the author’s reaction to violence in the 1850s in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 2011
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2011 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan Perhaps this chapter should open with “Dear Reader,” given the amount of attention this year to letters, epistolary novels, and even epistolarity as a...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 29–43.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on The Scarlet Letter. As usual, The Scarlet Letter and The Marble Faun receive the pre- ponderance of comment, usually of a New Historical bent that reads Hawthorne’s last completed novel, for example, as an antebellum text of racial import. Patricia Crain’s The Story of A: The Alphabetization...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2017) 2015 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to recent years, not a single publication lingered on The Marble Faun as a source for analysis, with all articles but one exploring The Scarlet Letter or The House of the Seven Gables. Along with psychoanalytic approaches, intertextuality and influ- ences remained sturdy windows through which...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Julian Hawthorne: The Life of a Prodigal Son (Illinois) offers readers an entertaining and incisive study of the impishly likable boy of Hawthorne’s American Notebooks who grew into “one of the most prolific—or profligate—authors in the history of American letters and a barometer of change in the...
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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 2005) 2003 (1): 33–45.
Published: 01 September 2005
...). Wineapple’s scholarly biography is likely to appeal to a much broader audience than is customary for aca- demic biographies. Thoroughly grounded in a wealth of archival and primary sources (its most original distinction in this regard being its use of Hawthorne family letters in the possession...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
... women associated with him, with the appearance ofElizabeth Manning Hawthorne: A Life in Letters and the collection Reinventing the Peabody Sisters. Engaging and important essays or parts of books on Hawthorne were contributed by Wanda Faye Jones, Betsy Klimasmith, Richard Kopley, Andrew Loman...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): vii–ix.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of our association, in the 1980s, he communicated by long, e≈cient letters, prepared on a type- writer, querying matters of fact and style in chapter manuscripts: ‘‘p. 107—according to the Columbia Encyclopedia, the World Almanac, and my own recollection, the dates for the Chinese Cultural...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 September 2009
... individuals who knew him well. The editors open their bio- graphical introduction with the death of the author and let Franklin Pierce, in a letter to Bowdoin friend Horatio Bridge, provide his intimate account of Hawthorne’s last hours. With obituaries, artistic assessments, and biographies, and in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2007) 2005 (1): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Critical Edition of The Scarlet Letter. With its inclusion of essays emphasizing varied critical approaches and cultural contexts in recent scholarship, this new edition shares the central concern of what is arguably the most important contribution to Hawthorne scholarship this year, the collection...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2016
... modernism. White also makes important arguments about work by Loy and Claude McKay. His book offers a wealth of archival research (including unpublished letters, edito- rials, and the magazine versions of specific poems and stories) in support of the overall claim that American modernism developed in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2006
... residence in exotic Cuba holds center stage. Describing in sensuous detail her intoxication with the tropical land- scape and climate—its heat, its color, and its fecundity—Sophia’s letters home to her mother came to be widely circulated in manuscript as her Cuba Journal. As Valenti notes...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., one that is open to historical considerations, and Elizabeth Hewitt’s striking political analysis of various Hawthorne and Melville letters. i Editions, Biography, and Bibliography The discovery of a Hawthorne letter by Richard P. Stebbins in the archives of the Boston...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 31–43.
Published: 01 September 2011
... important role in fixing Hawthorne’s perceptions of England. Like many British, Hawthorne perceived of the Welsh as “wild”; Hall uses this representa- tion to argue that Hawthorne used the wild in his fiction, including The Scarlet Letter, to work through his own anxiety and desire. A selection of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 387–414.
Published: 01 September 2010
... published and she would have been appalled by their release. To what extent a new Complete Poems will incorporate previously unpublished work, or unpublished until Quinn’s edition came along, remains to be seen. In the meantime, Bishop’s Poems, Prose, and Letters, ed. Robert Giroux and Lloyd...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 September 2001
... his aging body’’ (WWQR 16: 141–44). Part 1 begins with Matt Cohen’s ‘‘Walt Whitman, the Bachelor, and Sexual Politics’’ (16: 145–52). Cohen traces Whitman’s persona in his 1849 series of sketches ‘‘Letters from a Travelling Bachelor’’ to the 18th-century convention of the urbane and unattached...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2015) 2013 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 September 2015
...”—the Hawthorne of the public, published fiction, and the Hawthorne of the private, personal notebooks and letters—and he places them into conversation within the pages of this fluid, readable book. The fraternal twins of public and private writing correspond, in this reading, with a Haw...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 69–92.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a letter from abroad, addressed only “To Walt Whitman, America,” found its way into his hands. Price treats Whitman as “a foundational figure in American culture,” an icon this book both substantiates and complicates. With a wide-ranging survey of cultural products Price establishes that...