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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 213–231.
Published: 01 September 2010
... are mostly defined by genre, including nature writing, promotional works, and histories. William Scheick wrote the first section of this essay, and Jim Egan the second. i  The Colonial Period a. John Smith and First Encounters  In Hakluyt’s Promise: An Eliza- bethan’s Obsession for an English...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 189–209.
Published: 01 September 2016
... with the intangible and affective.” Other scholars examine the efforts to forge new American communi- ties and identities in the wake of the Revolutionary War. In Intimacy and Family in Early American Writing (Palgrave) Erica Burleigh concep- tualizes intimacy as a mediating term between public and private...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): ix–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and Fowler, Drawing the Line: The Muir (McFarland) Father Reimagined in Faulkner, Intellectual Authority and Literary Wright, O’Connor, and Morrison Culture / Günter Leypoldt, ed., (Virginia) Intellectual Authority and Literary Ecology and Life Writing / Alfred Culture...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 349–357.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Dale Fancher Enggass Copyright © 2022 Duke University Press 2022 dale.enggass@utah.edu 19 Poetry: The 1950s to the Present Dale Fancher Enggass i Reading Form Two books by Craig Dworkin aim to demonstrate the interpretive potentials of unusual ways of reading (and writing) for literary...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 391–419.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Frank Kearful Duke University Press 2008 17  Poetry: The 1940s to the Present Frank Kearful Reading diligently in order to write this annual chapter, I am repeatedly forced to realize how old and how resistant to change I have become. I came of age when we left it to the cops...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 275–309.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and gay writing, authors of the Harlem Renaissance are being more widely read, taught, and studied commen- surately. Similarly, feminism and ethnic literature have been achieving a more comprehensive readership in the U.S. and abroad. With these shifts in focus, such familiar names as Frank Norris...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 179–193.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in “ ‘Flying from the Depravities of Europe, to the American Strand’: Chaucer and the Chaucer Tradition in Early America” (ELH 82: 589–613). Examining the writings of Cotton Mather, Bradstreet, and Nathaniel Ward, she finds that “Chaucer and texts associated with him play key roles in their processes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Melville. Michael Kearns also pursues Melville parallels in Writing for the Street, Writing in the Garret: Melville, Dickinson, and Private Publica- tion. Overall, 2010 was a vigorous year for studies of Emily Dickinson, especially in terms of book publication. Two major works attracting...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 September 2022
... innovative approaches to the religion, philosophy, print culture, and politics of Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, and their contemporaries and contributes widely to the ongoing relevance of Transcendentalist writing and thought for those within, adjacent to, and outside the academy. i Transcendentalism: Movement...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 September 2008
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2008 Part II 10  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan The intersection of conflicting perspectives emerges as the most promi- nent theme in this year’s investigations of early colonial writings, while...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 175–189.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . . . for considering from the outside inward many of the social, historical, and cultural contexts of Fitzgerald’s world, both those alluded to in his writings and those most notable in their omission.” The variety of voices, experience levels, and perspectives in F. Scott Fitzgerald in Context make...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 177–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... While most of the pieces investigate writings by familiar, canonical gures, lesser-known texts and authors continue to attract signi cant attention. i eorizing Early American Literature Publications commenting on methodology and teaching and introduc- tions to several topics-oriented special journal...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 385–405.
Published: 01 September 2006
... women’s contemporary “postmodern” writing in relationship to “the tradition of marginality” that frames women and modernism. The critical renegotiations between modernism and the postmodern are not new ones by any means, and there is a journal devoted to these crossings, Modernism/modernity...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 439–456.
Published: 01 September 2001
... or over- throw by examining the writings of white and black women from the 1850s to the 1930s. Yet her proposition about the war’s literature is explicitly based on military and political writings, not literature in any narrower sense, so it is unclear how the one can revise the other...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of three scholarly monographs, a large collection of topical essays, an edited collection of writings from Horace Traubel’s Conser- vator, an encyclopedic companion to Whitman, a special issue of the Revue Française ďÉtudes Americaines, and more than a dozen articles and book chapters, in addition...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 219–238.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as a transformative aesthetic experience that enables a self and a society to appreciate the beauty inherent in and also unifying creation’s diversity. The very process of writing psalmlike meditations allowed Taylor to personally encounter this beauty through the experi- ence of conversion. John T. Shawcross...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 75–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Leaves of Grass” at the Library of Congress (6 May–3 Dec curated by Barbara Bair and Alice Birney, which focused on how Whitman’s developing persona was reflected by his writings and images. The New York Public Library hosted “I Am with You: Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, 1855–2005” (9 Sept...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and letters of other figures of this period. Critical discussion highlights a diverse selection of the writers active in this period, and much of it is informed by increased interest in the cultural contexts for writing. The South rises again as a literature informed by region, seen in major studies...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a part of the scholarly record, some of which is tied to literary anniversaries. i  Editions and Collections of Twain’s Writings This year saw a number of volumes offering Mark Twain’s own words and works in a variety of anthology or multivolume formats. Leading the group is a collection...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 259–278.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of Macmillan. The first volume of a proposed two-volume study, Author under Sail focuses on how London expe- rienced the conflicted act of writing about his own work. Williams organizes his analysis around six contexts—“bohemianism and social- ism, spiritualism and photography, a Pacific consciousness...