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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet If the Northern press valorized women’s domestic roles, the women of Daneen Wardrop’s Civil War Nurse Narratives turned this role to a public purpose. Faced with the challenge of gaining the reader’s approval—since close contact with men’s bodies could be seen as disreputable...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Timothy Sweet The Civil War Dead and American Modernity . By Ian Finseth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 286 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War . By Eliza Richards . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Young © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. By Julia A. Stern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2010. xv, 330 pp. $45.00. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet during the Lost Years of 1860– 1862. By Ted Genoways. Berkeley...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theo Hummer © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 A Freedom Bought with Blood: African American War Literature from the Civil War to World War II . By Jennifer C. James. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $22.50. Behind the Lines...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... resourcefulness of this indomitable ex-slave. Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War. By Lisa A. Long. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 344 pp. $49.95. Mark Twain and Medicine: ‘‘Any Mummery Will Cure By K. Patrick Ober...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Atlantic University Facing America: Iconography and the Civil War. By Shirley Samuels. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 186 pp. $49.95. Facing the Other: Ethical Disruption and the American Mind. By Linda Bolton. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 209 pp. $47.95...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Kathleen Diffley By Alice Fahs. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xi, 410 pp. $39.95. 2003 Reviews The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861–1865.By 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 192–193.
Published: 01 March 2000
... A Voice of Thunder: A Black Soldier’s Civil War. By George E. Stephens. Ed. Donald Yacovone. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1998. xxi, 350 pp. Cloth, $26.95; paper, $18.95. Donald Yacovone provides...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...). Catherine A. John, University of Oklahoma Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War. By Elizabeth Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jane Anna Gordon The Oracle and the Curse: A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War . By Smith Caleb . 2013 . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . xiii , 264 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book , $35.00 . Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 369–372.
Published: 01 June 2020
... convulsive contexts range from the American and French Revolutions through Indigenous rebellions, slave revolts, and abolitionist movements to the Civil War. Authors discussed include William Apess, Phillis Wheatley, Stowe, and Walt Whitman, in addition to a number of lesser-known writers. A careful...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 751–781.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Gregory Laski Abstract This essay reconsiders the politics of African American literature after the Civil War by focusing on revenge as a response to the wrong of slavery. Though forgiveness dominates literary and historical scholarship, I assemble an archive of real and imagined instances...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 592–594.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Laura Henigman Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women’s Antebellum Antislavery Fiction . By Holly M. Kent . Kent, OH : Kent State Univ. Press . 2017 . xi, 204 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book available. Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Jean Franzino Abstract This article considers texts written or sold by disabled Civil War veterans for their economic support as an understudied precursor to twentieth-century disability memoir and an instructive subgenre of the literature of poverty. These so-called mendicant texts challenged...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... of Minnesota Press. 2003. xl, 331 pp. Cloth, $63.95; paper, $22.95. Blood and Irony: Southern White Women's Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 . By Sarah E. Gardner. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 341 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind American...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kate Marshall Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance . By Garvey Ellen Gruber . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . x, 304 pp. Cloth , $115.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book available. Writing at the Limit: The Novel in the New...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Elizabeth Duquette To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War . By Barrett Faith . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . xiii , 336 pp. Paper , $27.95 . America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism . By Hanlon...