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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 453–469.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Theodore O. Mason, Jr Duke University Press 2006 20  Themes, Topics, Criticism Theodore O. Mason Jr. As will be clear from this essay, it becomes increasingly difficult to discuss American literary history outside the context of identity. Work on “minority” writers...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): ix–xvii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Key to Abbreviations Festschriften, Essay Collections, Artistic Liberties / Adam Sonstegard, and Books Discussed in More Artistic Liberties: American Literary Than One Chapter Realism and Graphic Illustration...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 533–547.
Published: 01 September 2006
... inventories of catego- rized authors, historical periods, and niche genres continue to accu- mulate. Among these segmented perspectives the significant items are several big-topic books, especially a comprehensive literary history by British scholar Richard J. Gray, a four-volume literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... / Leslie Elizabeth Crisis of Faith / Robert C. Evans, ed., Eckel, Atlantic Citizens: Crisis of Faith (Salem) Nineteenth-Century American American Literary Scholarship (2013) doi 10.1215/00659142-3440195 © 2015 by Duke University Press x Key...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 September 2014
... with pornographic and scandalous works, the book as a means of fostering intimacy, and sensation writing. In addi- tion, commentators examine the evolution of the American bestseller, race, the religious press, literary celebrity, sea fiction, and anti-capital punishment literature. Not surprisingly, Edgar...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gary L. Stonum Duke University Press 2011 20  Themes, Topics, Criticism Gary L. Stonum For many years the flood of work devoted to symptomatic reading— understanding American history and culture as depicted or critiqued in literary artifacts—has been dominated by attention...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 263–280.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Nicolas S. Witschi © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 13  Late-19th-Century Literature Nicolas S. Witschi The question of how one defines a genre, how one might categorize a literary text amid the wash of all the other texts in the period, is particu- larly highlighted...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 521–528.
Published: 01 September 2009
... though American Literature is still subtitled “a journal of literary history, criticism, and bibliography,” when was the last time a bibliographical discovery was announced in its pages? Aside from Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, the bibliographical essays in the annual...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 509–520.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and by brief lists of further reading. American Literary Scholarship (2010) doi 10.1215/00659142-1589099 © 2012 by Duke University Press 510 General Reference Works Access to these entries is enhanced by an introductory “Topic Finder” list—it includes “Arts...
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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 (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 (2009) 2007 (1): ix–xx.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Duke University Press 2009 American Literary Scholarship 2007 American Literary Scholarship An Annual 2007 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): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gary Scharnhorst Duke University Press 2009 American Literary Scholarship 2007 American Literary Scholarship An Annual 2007 Edited by Gary Scharnhorst Essays by David M. Robinson, Andrew M. Smith, Elizabeth J. Wright, Dennis Berthold, William Pannapacker, Paul Crumbley, Alan...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 463–474.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to a research library website with links to databases aplenty. Perhaps the most obvious examples of overpriced reference books in literary studies published in 2011 are the dozen volumes (numbered 302 through 313) in the Contemporary Authors series, each of them sub- titled A Bio-Bibliographical Guide...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 221–250.
Published: 01 September 2008
... writers within a larger American literary context, making scholarship in this area especially strong. i  Period Studies Efforts to understand American literature within a global context again constitute a dominant strain of American literary studies. One of the more historically detailed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2017
... / Lane, Black Broadway: African Mark Noble, American Poetic Americans on the Great White Way Materialism from Whitman to (Square One) Stevens (Cambridge) American Literary Scholarship (2015) doi 10.1215/00659142-3975284 © 2017 by Duke University Press x...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of subjects found in this year’s scholar- ship is a quartet of engaging books that investigate the contributions of literary naturalism to broader cultural conversations. Michael Lund­ blad’s Birth of a Jungle traces the development of what he calls the “discourse of the jungle,” interpreting the use...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 251–272.
Published: 01 September 2008
... literary naturalism’s most dedicated advocate and practitioner. More than just an account of a life spent writing, this impressive book provides a portrait of both the artist and the period in which he lived. This double perspective is largely due to the authors’ extensive research into materials...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 453–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Theodore O. Mason, Jr. Duke University Press 2008 19  Themes, Topics, Criticism Theodore O. Mason Jr. This year’s scholarship is marked by continued movement in familiar directions. The recent interest in literary representations of identity and a similar interest in expanding...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 441–454.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of criticism (theories, methods, influ- ential critics) has noticeably declined recently. In the wake of an Age of Theory, themes of broad national identity have returned to the spotlight they enjoyed half a century ago, a time when literary scholarship seemed to many a key to understanding America...