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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
... male hierarchical leadership in her sermons, writing, and positioning of her physical self in actual or makeshift pulpits. This is equally the case for Apess, the Native American preacher who “led local Methodist societies and traveled in and around New England,­ preaching mostly to...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... vocabulary lists reveal forms of linguistic sovereignty whereby the indigenous speakers interviewed for the project refused to have their languages condemned to the atavistic detritus of American antiquity. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 American Philosophical Society early republic language...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Book Reviews White People Do Not Know How to Behave at Entertainments Designed for Ladies and Gentlemen of Colour: William Brown’s African and American Theater.By Marvin McAllister. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003. x, 239 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. Theatre, Society...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2004
... proprietary system imagined as perfectly functional. Elizabeth McHenry’s Forgotten Readers recovers free African American readers (primarily in the North) who participated in liter- ary societies as both readers and producers of texts, challenging models of African American literary history that find...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... paradigm for managing religious differences, a paradigm that was developed and institutionalized in tandem with civil society and that influenced the treatment of religion in the U.S. Constitution and in American legal traditions. Rather than reiterate the impor- tance of preserving...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... philosophical, makes a serious contribution to the Western philosophical tradition's consideration of the concept of friendship. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 philosophy of friendship handwriting history of the book popular verse nineteenth-century American literature References...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 892.
Published: 01 December 2001
...James Dawes By Geoffrey Galt Harpham. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 1999. xiv, 282 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $19.95. 2002 Reviews Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776–1862. By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard Gravil’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 650–652.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Enjoyment . By Todd McGowan. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2003. ix, 238 pp. Cloth $65.50; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind American Race Theory in the Early Republic.By Bruce Dain. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2002. x, 321 pp. $29.95. ‘‘Miscegenation...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... many women who did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... many women who did not become paid intellectual workers, participation in reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2008
... reading groups and literary societies maintained their active intellectual engagements in civil society. African American women attempted to knock at the doors of civil society through these institutions, and Kelley documents the ways civil society—including their white female peers—denied...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
...” science, as practiced by Ben Franklin, Cad- wallader Colden, and other prominent colonials. With this consolidation of au- thority and the development of institutions such as the American Philosophi- cal Society, science “became more ideologically sealed off from white female, Indian, and African...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the development of institutions such as the American Philosophi- cal Society, science “became more ideologically sealed off from white female, Indian, and African American collectors and testifiers” (310): a hard line di- vided the western middle ground; the importation of fewer slaves meant the...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2007
... spectatorship. The Hurston section deepens a thematic that begins in the Toomer chap- ters, namely, that African American men, suffering under the racist oppres- sion of American society, have all too often struggled with damaged mascu‑ line identities and, in turn, have caused damage to others. Grant...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the multiplicity of forces that defy efforts to impose rhetorical or political homogenization. If Herzogenrath’s book stands as a rallying cry to reorient the way that bodies are philosophized, Andrea Knutson’s American Spaces of Conversion offers an instantiation of exactly...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Sedgwick’s famous axiom, “people are different from each 200  American Literature another.” In the scholarship of Adilifu Nama, Ben Saunders, and Isiah Lav­ ender III, readers are reminded that Sedgwick’s claim is not only true of human society and its cultural productions, but that this is...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
... .” In “Network Theory and American Studies,” special issue of Amerikastudien/American Studies ( forthcoming ), edited by Reichardt Ulfried Schaefer Heike Schober Regina . Castells Manuel . ( 1996 ) 2010 . The Rise of the Network Society , vol. 1 . 2nd ed. Malden, MA...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... world by drawing on the philosophical resources of existentialism, Highsmith’s American Literature, Volume 87, Number 4, December 2015 DOI 10.1215/00029831-3329590  © 2015 by Duke University Press 770  American Literature novels from the 1950s bear the imprint of the flourishing of American...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 799–829.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Danielle Haque This essay argues that contemporary discourses around postsecularism in literature do not adequately express the concerns of Muslim American writers who are reimaging how they can practice their religion within the specificity of the US secular context. It examines the ways Mohja...