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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 317–339.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., David Foster Wallace, Colson Whitehead, Dave Eggers, George Saunders, Jesmyn Ward, and Karen Tei Yamashita, among others, sometimes within only a few years of publication of their novels. One aim of the criticism seems to be to understand our current moment, whereas the ction of postmodernism, which had...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 377–398.
Published: 01 September 2012
... authenticity? Such questions, of course, are not likely to be settled soon. i  General Studies It is not every day that someone proposes to add a new critical term to the field of literary analysis. Rob Wallace, however, in his Improvi- sation and the Making of American Literary Modernism (Continuum...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 297–316.
Published: 01 September 2020
... see a shift in the 1980s and early 1990s, roughly with the rise of a new generation of authors such as Jennifer Egan, Bret Easton Ellis, Jonathan Franzen, Chang-Rae Lee, Lorrie Moore, and David Foster Wallace and the his- torical emergence of neoliberalism. That accords with a common view in art...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 315–348.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to a leading younger writer who died by his own hand, long before his time. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace (Viking), D. T. Max’s biographical account, accomplishes what its subject most feared, personal exposure. Yet the detail presented about Wallace’s treatment...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 311–342.
Published: 01 September 2015
...  General Studies No sooner did writers such as David Foster Wallace, Dave Eggers, Mark Danielewski, Jonathan Franzen, and Jonathan Safran Foer disavow the tenets of postmodernism that had held fast during their student days than Mary K. Holland began arguing that their work “remains post- modern...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 September 2002
...’’ of ‘‘Rappaccini’s Daughter In the novel ‘‘Isabel serves as the 46 Melville nexus for Melville’s desire to merge with Hawthorne, his feelings of pantheism, and his anxieties about influence and reproduction Rob- ert K. Wallace in ‘‘Melville’s Prints: The E. Barton...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 385–405.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., and Contemporary Discourse (Iowa), both outside the purview of our era, examine the rhetorical ter- rain of contemporary “new” or “experimental” poetry as a development of modernist stylistic and philosophical concerns. Hoover discusses Jorie Graham in relation to Wallace Stevens. Kinnehan shows how poets...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 309–340.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as Richard Powers’s Gain and Silko’s Almanac of the Dead. The difference between this study and others is that Houser selects novels not for their thematics of environment but for their treatment of environment operating as an affective force within personal fates. David Foster Wallace’s Infinite...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 341–360.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and Wallace Stevens, have accounted for approximately (allowing for multiple-author studies) three books per year; Robert Frost was the subject of two books per year, and Marianne Moore, H.D., and W. H. Auden one book. This year is unusual because there is no book from an American publisher exclusively...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 September 2012
... James’s place within the modernist movement—has been advanced by editor David McWhirter’s important new anthology and by guest editor Glen MacLeod’s issue of the Wallace Stevens Journal, devoted exclusively to the relationship between the novelist and the poet. For theorists James remains a key...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 363–397.
Published: 01 September 2004
... collection of the correspondence among Sigmund Freud, H.D., Winifred Bryher, and the members of their ‘‘circle Critics continue to pay a good deal of attention to Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens, while interest in H.D., Marianne Moore, and Robert Penn Warren is definitely waxing. Callaloo celebrates...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that issues raised during the American Revolution continue to resonate in American poetry, often in unexpected ways. His analysis of William Carlos Williams and Wallace Stevens, for example, positions them on opposite sides of the fence. Williams partakes of the volatile, radical spirit...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 501–517.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., Shirley, Spolin, Viola, Tenney, Tabitha Gilman, Spratling, William, Tennyson, Alfred Lord, , Sta ord, Morgan, Stallo, Johann Bernard, ernstrom, Melanie, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, omas, Lorenzo, , Stapp, Henry P., oreau, Henry David, , , , , , Stedman, John Gabriel, Ste ens, Lincoln, Stegner, Wallace...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 393–424.
Published: 01 September 2005
... an understanding of modernism even further away from referen- tiality or connection with audience. Tischler’s position may not be more convincing, but it is certainly more enjoyable. v Wallace Stevens Critics working in an ecological groove are well represented in this year’s work on Stevens. Costello’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Warren, Tate, and Davidson. Books on Frost’s poetry reread him in context. Even Wallace Stevens is viewed through the critical lens of social and geographical location, and he and Auden are also located within a poststructuralist reading that revises their relationship to culture. While many...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 285–313.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Pynchon, Guy Davenport, David Foster Wallace, and Michael Chabon. Their remappings anticipate a deglobalization that will accomplish the “planetary recharting of world spaces.” To counter the possibly ethereal aspects of this task, Moraru My thanks to Laurie Lee and Julie Huffman-klinkowitz...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 347–376.
Published: 01 September 2012
... passing of so many important writers. Some, like Norman Mailer and William Styron, were old; others, including Kathy Acker and David Foster Wallace, were sadly too young. Kurt Vonnegut was an innovator, John Updike a traditionalist, but both were well known among scholars and popular readers alike...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 525–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
... She, Lao, 105–06 Steele, Richard, 428 Sheen, Martin, 423 Stegner, Wallace, 335 Shelley, Harriet, 97 Stein, Gertrude, 67, 124, 263, 267–69, Shelley, Jane Gibson, 51 270, 464, 473 Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 51, 97 Stein, Leo, 268...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 511–525.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., 359, 361, 475–76 426, 452–53, 490 Shakespeare, William, 35, 36, 143, 150–51, Stein, Sol, 416–17 306, 365, 390, 430, 472 Steinbeck, John, 271, 289–91, 461, 473 Shalhoub, Tony, 398, 399 Stern, Steve, 332, 449 Shawn, Wallace, 385–86, 401 Stevens, Wallace, 67, 151–52...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 37–53.
Published: 01 September 2015
... career. Building on the work of Robert K. Wallace (see AmLS 1986, pp. 55–56) and Douglas Robillard (AmLS 1997, p. 47), Tamarkin traces how Melville’s interest in ekphrasis developed from his study of artwork and of writings on aesthetics that helped him extend the concept of the picturesque...