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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the antinomians’ monstrous births and in the US Senate floor debate of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act just before the Iraq War in 2003. In both instances, rhetoric comparing familiar bodies to unfamiliar corporeal forms conjures powerful feelings of disgust that legitimize intervention. These...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... argues, may lead to new acts of solidarity between combatants, but they also hold the potential to compound the traumas of combat and produce new acts of violence. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Iraq War Generation Kill military trauma References Appadurai Arjun . 2010...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Iraq . By Peebles Stacey . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2011 . viii , 192 pp. $29.95 . © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Book Reviews Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature. By Jim Egan. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2011. xi, 167...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Struggles and the US Military from World War II to Iraq . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Rhem Kathleen T. 2000 . “ Korean War Death Stats Highlight Modern DoD Safety Record .” American Forces Press Service , June 8 . www.defense.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=45275...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Dodman Trevor . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 244 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 After a generation of relative dormancy, war studies reemerged in Americanist literary criticism when the invasion of Iraq began its...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
... look back at the Vietnam War and the subsequent decades of literary and cultural representa- tion from the vantage of yet another disastrous war, the Bush administration’s invasion and occupation of Iraq. Both are about memory and forgetting, truth and fiction, and what role literary...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the same, and the long- ing to fight evil creates evil. Booker shows how President Reagan’s Star Wars defense policy exemplified that narrative. He might have extended his remarks on Reagan to include more about the Iraq War, which appears to have weakened America and...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
... war through the neocolonial wars of the 1970s. Set in the new millennium (2002 is its narrative moment), the book vatici- nates the wars in Iraq, for which El Salvador, as the United States now formally acknowledges, was a preparatory exercise.38 Territo- rial annexation and the migration of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... $39.95. These books are certainly illuminating to read together. Both look back at the Vietnam War and the subsequent decades of literary and cultural representa- tion from the vantage of yet another disastrous war, the Bush administration’s invasion and occupation of Iraq. Both are about memory...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... $39.95. These books are certainly illuminating to read together. Both look back at the Vietnam War and the subsequent decades of literary and cultural representa- tion from the vantage of yet another disastrous war, the Bush administration’s invasion and occupation of Iraq. Both are about memory...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Russ Castronovo Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of Species . By Neel Ahuja . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xix, 262 pp. Cloth, $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 ; e-book, $14.49 . The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 461–463.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Patricia E. Chu Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South . By Leslie Bow. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2010. x, 285 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War . By Jodi Kim. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 842–843.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the Early Cold War . By Arthur Redding. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2008. xi, 183 pp. $50.00. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the United States. By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
...John Alba Cutler Although Chicanos died in the American war in Viet Nam in disproportionate numbers, they do not figure significantly into well-known literary accounts of the war. Nor do Chicana/o narratives of the war begin to appear in substantial numbers until the 1990s, two decades after the...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Karsten H. Piep War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914 . By Wachtell Cynthia . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2010 . xi, 233 pp. $35.00 . For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front . By Kingsbury Celia Malone...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kathleen McClancy Embattled Home Fronts: Domestic Politics and the American Novel of World War I . By Piep Karsten H . Amsterdam : Rodopi . 2009 . xi, 310 pp. Paper, $96.00 . Masculinity in Vietnam War Narratives: A Critical Study of Fiction, Films, and Nonfiction Writings...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jake Mattox Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation . By Rafael Vicente L. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xii, 255 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 ; e-book available. Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Stephanie LeMenager Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950–1963 . By Kevin Starr. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 564 pp. $34.95. Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature . By John Beck. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. 366 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Joanna Brooks © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer . By Michael A. Elliott. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2007. vii, 336 pp. $25.00. Speak Like Singing: Classics of Native American Literature...