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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 223–238.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Of One Blood ( ) and Louisa May Alcott s Little Women ( ) receive more critical notice than many works by traditionally canonical white male realists. Once dismissed as a mission- ary melodrama, Of One Blood has been rediscovered as a complex novel that anticipates Afrofuturism and explores relevant...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 239–262.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as the basis of a number of significant contribu- tions to the year’s criticism. Several studies focus on literary women and their attempts to address gender and authorship issues, and one splendid book discusses the prominence of erotic publishing and its prosecution in New York City. Boys...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 417–452.
Published: 01 September 2000
... reassess the recent criticism of the racism of 70s feminism and white women s writing in general. In separate essays Fetterley s My Sister! My Sister : The Rhetoric of Catharine Sedgwick s Hope Leslie (AL 70: 491 516) and Pryse s Sex, Class, and Category Crisis : Reading Jewett s Transitivity...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 September 2008
... depending on his awareness of prospective audience and cultural context. e. Colonial Women Writers and Gender Issues  In Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England (Penn.) Ann M. Little explores the impact of ideas about gender on cross-cultural encounters, particu- larly on military...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): ix–xx.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to Abbreviations Women’s Writing and the American Narrative Forms / Scott Romine, The Civil War (Chicago) Narrative Forms of Southern Com- Hawthorne and Women / John L. Idol munity (LSU) Jr. and Melinda M. Ponder, eds., On Racial Frontiers / Gregory Ste- Hawthorne and Women: Engender...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Nonetheless, she not only wrote stories in dialect, but she also performed them before middle-class Northern white women who delighted in her dialect renderings of black plantation stereotypes. Thus, her livelihood was as a professional racist. Yet McKinley tries not to be too damning. Much of the reason...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 259–288.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in the light of art history, architecture, law, and the visual arts redirect our study of several writers; one understated evocation of male intimacy with women is rare in several ways; a panoramic study pushes us to think again about dialect; two volumes crammed with important materials...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 275–308.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that relegated women and minority writers to the margins but also a greater awareness of the intricate rela- tionship between genre and challenges of aesthetic and political intention and result. We are able now to recognize the democratization of literary study not only in the vastly changing...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 403–426.
Published: 01 September 2015
... than the free.” A counterargument on performance is offered by Kristin Bennett in “The Tragic Heroine: An Intertextual Study of Thornton Wilder’s Women in The Skin of Our Teeth, The Long Christmas Dinner, and Our Town” ( pp. 76–90). Bennett notes that contemporary criticism ignores Wilder...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 517–528.
Published: 01 September 2000
... experience. Each entry is accompanied by a list of related primary materials in literature, songs, and films. David J. Nordloh 521 Several volumes correlate history and gender. American Women Prose Writers to 1820 (DLB 200), ed. Carla Mulford et al., does the usual thorough DLB job of essay plus bibliography...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 233–255.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that Black Atlantic writers were men and women of their times, she notes that black writers proved well read and knowledgeable about American and international cultural and political events. She also identifies the- matic and argumentative connections between black and white texts of the period. One...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 227–252.
Published: 01 September 2002
... cultural practices inflected by eco- nomics, race, gender, and class. Recent work on the Civil War looks beyond military history to the concurrent activities of women writers and to the genres and discourses that permeated popular culture before, during, and after the war. As a point of convergence...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 271–293.
Published: 01 September 2006
... milieus in which women writers worked. This is not to say, however, that some form of absolutist gender division has once again settled in. Rather, as Michael J. Kiskis observed in his introductory remarks to last year’s chapter, “we are growing out of separate spheres” in our understanding...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 197–212.
Published: 01 September 2000
...William J. Scheick © 2000 Duke University Press 2000 11 Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick This year, as during the last decade, Mary Rowlandson s captivity narra- tive prevails as the most compelling text in literary studies of colonial America. Other women writers too received special...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Melinda Ponder’s stirring series of essays, collected in Hawthorne and Women, that trace the female line of the School of Hawthorne with a rich variety of articles on women who boosted, taught, published, and memorialized Hawthorne or revealed in their own work how they shared his sensibility...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 199–222.
Published: 01 September 2021
... ne contributions on Fred- erick Douglass, David Walker, Harriet Jacobs, and Maria W. Stewart. A number of journal articles discuss various women writers, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lydia Maria Child, and Susan Warner. i Period Studies A number of noteworthy book-length studies appear this year...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Practice / Kristen Case, American Selves: Southern Women and Pragmatism and Poetic Practice: Autobiography (LSU) Crosscurrents from Emerson to Domestic Biographies / Elif S. Susan Howe (Camden) Armbruster, Domestic Biographies: Antebellum American Women Writers Stowe, Howells, James...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 221–242.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... 79–100), discloses that English travelers emphasized di√erences between cultures when they spoke of Native Americans, whereas they stressed di√erences between bodily features when they referred to Afri- cans. While Native American women struck these visitors as sexually appealing, West...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 September 2004
... with the popularity of race and gender studies, formerly marginalized women and African American writers continue to generate lively interest. Given these trends, perhaps the most à rebours aspect of this year’s work is the appearance of provocative studies of Washington Irving. i Period Studies...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 295–333.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... More work on women writers such as Rachel Grimké appears this year, and there is more serious attention to work in genres such as adventure fiction and children’s literature. Increasingly, too, essays address the connections between print and other media. i  Gertrude Stein The effects...