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Volume 91,
Issue 3,
September 1, 2019

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American Literature has been regarded since its inception as the preeminent periodical in its field. Each issue contains articles covering the works of several American authors—from colonial to contemporary—as well as an extensive book review section; a “Brief Mention” section offering citations of new editions and reprints, collections, anthologies, and other professional books; and an “Announcements” section that keeps readers up-to-date on prizes, competitions, conferences, grants, and publishing opportunities. Read more...


Priscilla Wald, Matthew Taylor

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The Norman Foerster Prize

Congratulations to Taylor Evans, winner of the 2018 Norman Foerster Prize for the essay "The Race of Machines: Blackness and Prosthetics in Early American Science Fiction."


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