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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Tamlyn Avery Abstract As Nathan Waddell has recently argued of the literary modernists whose aesthetic incorporation of the Beethovenian legend complicates the dominant view of modernism as an antitraditionalist enterprise, Ludwig van Beethoven’s music has in fact left a more significant...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Bacon to Beethoven an essay composed in 1876, the year of Whitney’s lectures in Baltimore.16 ‘‘A language Lanier insists, ‘‘is a set of tones segregated from the great mass of musical sounds, and en- dowed, by agreement, with fixed meanings. The Anglo-Saxons have, for example, practically agreed...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 898–901.
Published: 01 December 2019
... trumpets such variable value in melodrama, and across virtuoso readings of music by Ludwig van Beethoven, films by Douglas Sirk, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Todd Haynes, and Alfred Hitchcock, and fiction by Patricia Highsmith and Willa Cather, he argues for melodrama as a theatricalized site of impossibility...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 249–274.
Published: 01 June 2000
... only to write ‘‘autobiographies’’ preoccupied with it.6 ‘‘The one true American music’’ As an adolescent, Johnson’s narrator earns money for college by play- ing Beethoven’s Pathétique sonata to a white Connecticut...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 June 2021
... meeting of the Emily Dickinson International Society. See https://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/holdings/edickinson/new_daguerreotype . On verifying Dickinson and Anthon, see http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/19511 . 2 The New York Times article mentioned is “Beethoven’s Hair Tells All...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
... phrases by 1933: “all are naked / none is safe”; an association of “mortality” with “eter- nity,” and “Satisfaction is a lowly thing. / How pure a thing is joy.” In the same notebook, Moore drafts lines that she sets to Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” in a poem called “To Peace”: Word that trembles...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 867–872.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., and Grant Wood’s American Gothic, Hudson River, Jackson Pollock, the photography of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account of what makes a strong screen play (good writing that does not “read well...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account of what makes a strong screen play (good writing that does...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2012
... American Gothic, Hudson River, Jackson Pollock, the photography of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account of what makes a strong screen play (good writing that does...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., and Grant Wood’s American Gothic, Hudson River, Jackson Pollock, the photography of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature, Manny Farber, Maya Lin’s Vietnam Memorial, even Howard Hawks’s account of what makes a strong screen play (good writing that does not “read well...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 893–895.
Published: 01 December 2012
... American Gothic, Hudson River, Jackson Pollock, the photography of Alexander Gard­ ner and Alfred Stieglitz of course, the blues and Tin Pan Alley, Miles Davis and Hank Williams, Roll Over, Beethoven and hip hop, the nonpareil Dr. Seuss plus the council on interracial children’s literature...