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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 185–210.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Fitzgerald and Hemingway narrative and style. In Fitzgerald’s case, these narrative studies testify to the status of The Great Gatsby as a touchstone text in the American literary canon. a. Books and Essay Collections  Gautam Kundu’s Fitzgerald and the Influence of Film: The Language of Cinema...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 189–209.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Volumes on indigenous communications, slave narratives, and the Black Atlantic ensure that race receives deserved attention, while scholarship on women’s cultural productions continues to be sparse. A number of books and articles take genre-based approaches. The periodical essay, the novel, drama...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 177–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
... DiCuirci aims to reset the understanding of th-century historical consciousness and explores what meanings readers drew from reprints of old books and how divergent stories in the archive disrupted historical narratives. Early authors discussed in their th-century context include John Winthrop, Cotton...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 367–391.
Published: 01 September 2003
... —and none would argue for a forced agreement. Instead, a wide range of tonalities blends into a chorus that is contemporary American Žction, an art form Madden and many others Žnd now at its healthiest best. i General Studies A ‘‘postmodern challenge to the Cold War narratives of containment...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to the domi- nant force of nationalism, embodied in the literature and culture of the United States in the middle decades of the 19th century, and consistently functions as a critique of the national narrative of his time. Tally thus attempts to move Melville out of the nationalist tradition...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 335–361.
Published: 01 September 2004
... such as William T. Vollmann and David Foster Wallace one that recognizes closure in one created system so that narrative consciousness ‘‘can re-enter the system at another level (and at a later time), and thus keep things going Auster uses this method for autobiographical con- templation, while Powers...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of works by William Prescott, as well as Joel Barlow, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman, he demonstrates with grace and intelligence the influence of this concept of ‘‘indigenous origins’’ on ideas of national sovereignty and the development of an American history narrative. i Poe Sometimes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in colonial times.” To counter the “unwitnessing” of colonial narratives he focuses on “continuance” elements in Native American writing as well as what James C. Scott calls a “hidden transcript.” His first chap- ter, for example, considers Native American voices in a series of early contact texts...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 241–269.
Published: 01 September 2006
... American literature a new biography on Harriet Jacobs and a collection of essays on Han- nah Crafts’s The Bondwoman’s Narrative (2002) are significant addi- tions in this fertile field. Among women writers Harriet Beecher Stowe, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, and Lydia Maria Child continue...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 33–47.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-Melville Connection: A Study of the Liter- ary Friendship (McFarland, 2013) covers familiar territory but with the enthusiasm of someone making connections for the first time. Though he offers no new evidence or compelling insight, Hage does provide a sustained chronological narrative...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 September 2004
...—individually, politically, and textually—into Uruguay, Argentina, and Mexico, and for outlining specifically the ways in which the Faulkner parasite influenced the narrative lives of his Latin American host intellects. This year’s publication from the annual conference is John N. Duvall and Ann J...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 2003
... notes the equivalence of liberty and death in narratives by Lunsford Lane, William Wells Brown, Henry Bibb, and Frederick Douglass to exemplify both the social death of slavery and the need to ‘‘think against freedom’’ to imagine an alterna- tive to ‘‘depoliticized’ ’ citizenship. He discusses...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 337–360.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., African American, and Jewish American identities have helped form a new American mainstream. The narratives of each author seek inclusion, but maintain a healthy sense of anger with exclusionary forces. The protagonists in their works succeed as survivors, but not in the terms of typical...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in a narrative rich in the kind of newspaper-bound detail that made this life so fascinating, such as the time she lectured against Mormonism in Salt Lake City. Scharn- horst’s extensive bibliographical scholarship shows Field to be a public figure through and through, and his narrative compellingly...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 223–238.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and the narrative of national reunion pro- moted in the Atlantic Monthly. One of Hopkins s contributions was Of One Blood, a work of speculative ction that is the subject of several critical studies this year. In Afrofuturism Rising: e Literary Prehistory of a Movement (Ohio State) Isiah Lavender III explores...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 335–364.
Published: 01 September 2010
... antinarrative with a more traditional narrative of libera- tion, while Morrison’s Beloved employs both Western and African sides to its story as elements that “work against each other to shape from two perspectives the language of the text.” Brivic’s thesis is coincidentally but fruitfully...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 285–313.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to ethical concerns. Novelists now excel at unfixing their narratives from temporal constraints in favor of enhanced spatial shiftings. Hence DeLillo, Paul Auster, and Andrei Codrescu craft fic- tions that are more fluid and multidirectional than older conventions prescribe. Much like the higher...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 September 2007
... or cross-cultural colonial studies, the 33 essays in this book cover such topics as New World encounters, national identities, narrative genres, and methodological issues. Several of these essays are noted below. i  First Encounters, Native Americans, and John Smith In The Juan Pardo Expeditions...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 315–348.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Because master narratives are viewed with suspicion, traditional literary history (of the chronicle sort) has yielded to inform- ing metaphors. Yet those metaphors almost always speak for a manner of control, to the point that writing ends up being even more focused than before. The virtue...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 415–494.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a multikulturalismem” ( pp. 131–47). Martin Procházka’s Historical Narratives, Aesthetic Paradigms, and Technological Developments (Praha: Litteraria Pragensia, 2012) discusses the significance of ruins, including the ruins connected with “ghost towns,” from the Romantic to the postmodern period. Inne Bębny...