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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 165–186.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and the short stories feature more prominently than in years past. Scholarship on Ernest Hemingway also stresses influences on the writer and offers innovative perspectives on the Cuban and African works. Inquiry dedicated to reassessing Heming- way’s wartime biography and war writing predominates...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 211–227.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and the short stories continue to attract the most interest, relatively neglected stories and novels garner thoughtful consid- eration as well. For Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night attract the most critical attention, though his perpetually delightful sec- ond act is marked this year...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 153–175.
Published: 01 September 2017
... focusing on literary influence, warfare, and the aesthetics and ethics of biography. The Great Gatsby receives no shortage of critical attention, but scholars also spotlight Tender is the Night and various short stories as well as Zelda Fitzgerald’s stories and novel. Likewise, scholarship...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., undermined and marked more by theatricality and posing than sincerity of a piece, in other words, with stories he would later tell about being shot down in combat. And so we cannot say that Faulkner was biographically dishonest, only that he found military gestures rich in fictional and self-defining...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 201–222.
Published: 01 September 2005
... issued for the first time since 1984, now available again in an a√ordable paperback version. Matthew J. Bruccoli, Scottie Fitzgerald Smith, and Joan B. Kerr’s assembling of material from the scrapbooks of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald as a way to tell their stories is a necessary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 185–210.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to Tender is the Night” (pp. 19–33) Bonnie McMullen examines Fitzgerald’s personal and pro- fessional situation during the nine-year gestation period of Tender. In particular, she demonstrates how some of short stories Fitzgerald wrote during this difficult period reveal personal and artistic...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 September 2021
... highlights imagery, potential allusions, diction, and tricks of syntax that suggest a sup- pressed preoccupation with World War I beyond what most critics Fitzgerald and Hemingway have traditionally attributed to the novel or to Nick. Ultimately, Licari argues that Gatsby is the story of a veteran who...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 167–177.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Faulkner, and Toni Morrison. Recovering Your Story (Random House) is “a personal tour of these rich and varied fictional worlds, and meant to open them up, to make you realize how intimate and hospitable and mirrorlike they are—rather than how daunting or inaccessible they may appear.” Although he...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 259–278.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Williams has produced what is at least the fourth biog- raphy of the writer in less than five years. Williams limits his focus to the period between London’s first publication, a short story appearing in the San Francisco Call, and the year he signed a book contract with publisher George Brett...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 33–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
...- rative, Lacanian, and queer theory. Reed claims that Redburn tells “two stories at once”: the story of an orphan Redburn’s “adolescent quest for attachments to others” following the death of his father and the story of a bachelor, “an older Redburn, our meandering narrator.” While the orphan’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 219–234.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Kate Chopin in Context: New Approaches (Palgrave), editors Kate O’Donoghue and Heather Ost- man gather new perspectives on Chopin’s works, including pedagogical essays on The Awakening but also studies of her stories “Désirée’s Baby,” “The Story of an Hour,” and “A Pair of Silk Stockings.” Also...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 237–268.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to the diversity and impressive quality of the scholarship surveyed here. i Reconstruction and Region Two studies introduce overviews, one of the war and the other of its aftermath. To Live and Die: Collected Stories of the Civil War, 1861–1876, ed. Kathleen Di∆ey (Duke), is more a selection than...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 199–217.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Association conference that work remains to be done on Fitzgerald’s experimentation, sub- versiveness, transgression, and broader influence(s), particularly in his stories and nonfiction. This call for additional scholarship addressing Fitzgerald’s broader oeuvre should also extend to Hemingway...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 September 2014
... without the visual, and both gender and the visual as fundamen- tally imbricated.” Impressive in its reach, The Fragility of Manhood travels from Hawthorne’s short stories, including “The Gentle Boy,” “Roger Malvin’s Burial,” “My Kinsman, Major Molineux,” and “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” to such key...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 279–307.
Published: 01 September 2016
... receives a chapbook acknowledging his interest in the American West, Jack Kerouac inspires a book-length study of his forays into Mexico, and H. P. Lovecraft and Bradbury are honored with critical editions of their stories. Ralph Elli- son, Zora Neale Hurston, and Nabokov, among others, are featured...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 201–220.
Published: 01 September 2006
... voices promising much for the future. The Great Gatsby received its usual share of attention, followed closely by Tender is the Night, with the short stories experiencing a renaissance. Focus on single works decreased, while studies considering overarching themes increased...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 171–199.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of the American institution of Faulkner criticism working to make the author politically progressive and intellectually prescient. The special issue on ‘‘Faulkner’s Indians’’ gathers nine essays to scrutinize the handful of stories Faulkner wrote about Choctaws or Chickasaws (he confused them at times), mak...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 September 2011
... The Mother’s Recompense, The Glimpses of the Moon, and the short stories. In Morocco is the focus of postcolonial discourse by Lucas Tromly and Lhoussain Simour and receives mention in Mineo Takamura’s essay on modernism in The Age of Innocence. Modernism is also usefully examined by Janet Beer...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 357–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jerome Klinkowitz Duke University Press 2009 16  Fiction: The 1960s to the Present Jerome Klinkowitz American fiction since the 1960s has been tasked with telling the story of a culture in transition. Whether it be the new styles of diplomacy and warfare bracketed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 141–163.
Published: 01 September 2007
... editions of Wharton’s fiction and poetry and of Cather’s Shadows on the Rock, as well as 50 essays and book chapters. Scholars exhibit interest in Wharton’s poetry and nonfiction, as well as in her novels and short stories. As in the past, The House of Mirth receives most attention...