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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Mary Elene Wood Abstract This article begins with the discovery in a Wellcome Library war psychiatry archive of a carbon copy of one of John Steinbeck’s 1943 dispatches to the New York Tribune from the Italian front. The article examines Steinbeck’s dispatch in relation to documents in the military...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the legitimation crisis of the regulatory state. Highsmith repudiates a narrative world governed by structural or environmental conditions and—in contrast to literary naturalists like Theodore Dreiser and John Steinbeck—presents the darker corners of human experience as phenomena of the largely...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Frank Norris, and John Steinbeck) and more popular pulp fiction from the era. It complicates uninterrogated assumptions that racism against Asians caused Asian exclusion. In chapter 4, for example, Lye puts forth the star- tling thesis that Japanese internment marked the ‘‘end’’ of Asian exclusion and...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
... many of the canonical works of twentieth- century environmental writing, including those by John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts, Rachel Carson, John Haines, Barry Lopez, and Terry Tempest Wil- liams. All of these texts seek to foster a sense of ecological interdependence that for Browne is...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 644–645.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Russell Harrison By Catherine J. Kordich. New York: Twayne. 2000. xvii, 155 pp. $32.00. 2001 Reviews Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845.By Jared Gardner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xvii, 238 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $16.95...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of a book that denies nationalist distinctions, Bach follows up with a discussion of John Smith’s Generall Historie, which, she shows, joins that colonial enterprise by rewriting his earlier account of a Native American women’s dance as a Jonsonian masque. Bach’s reading of Spenser challenges...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Hartman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 202 pp. $38.50. As its title suggests, James Hartman’s Providence Tales and the Birth of Ameri- can Literature seeks to affirm the key role of providence...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 459–461.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Evasion takes up what Willis characterizes as “tense, halting encounters with environmental change” in the work of Willa Cather, John Steinbeck, Zora Neale Hurston, and Hemingway (3). His aim is to consider the shaping of spatial practice. To this end Willis employs ecocriti- cal and canon studies...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2002
...John Clendenning By George Monteiro. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2000. 224 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. By Bill Brown. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1996. xiii, 335 pp. Cloth,$53.50; paper, $26.50. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2015
...John Ernest To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class . By Ball Erica L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2012 . xv , 175 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2010
... its sustained inter- est in how knowledge can be used in and for democratic contexts, Browne argues, Dewey’s work resonates in many of the canonical works of twentieth- century environmental writing, including those by John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts, Rachel Carson, John Haines, Barry...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2001
...John Dolis By Hilton Obenzinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi,316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. 2001 Reviews Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845.By Jared Gardner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xvii, 238 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 643–644.
Published: 01 September 2001
...John G. Cawelti By Ronald R. Thomas. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 1999. xviii,341 pp. $59.95. 2001 Reviews Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845.By Jared Gardner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xvii, 238 pp. Cloth, $45.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2000
...John G. Cawelti By Wolfgang G. Natter. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 1999. 280 pp.$35.00. 2000 Reviews 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 179 of223 Providence Tales and the Birth of American Literature. By James D. Hartman...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... substantially change conditions for workers. While Battat’s project seeks to displace John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath (1939) and Dorothea Lange’s image of the migrant mother, by offering readings of work from the same period by Wright, Elizabeth Catlett, William Attaway, Ann Petry, Marita Bonner, Chester...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... discussion. Kim frames canonical works of American literature, their publication histories, and contemporaneous discourses and events through an Asian Americanist critical lens. Her four chapters cover Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952), John Steinbeck’s East of Eden (1952), the Melville revival...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 473–486.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Katherine A. Rodger. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2002. liv, 283 pp. $39.95. Marine biologist Edward Ricketts is better known in literary circles as a close friend of John Steinbeck. He was the model for ‘‘Doc’’ in Cannery Row and may...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 431–440.
Published: 01 June 2008
... John Steinbeck’s Global Dimensions. Ed. Kyoko Ariki, Luchen Li, and Scott Pugh. Lan- ham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. 2008. xvi, 212 pp. Paper, $35.00. This collection of essays links Steinbeck’s work to work by international authors and explores the influence of other cultures on his writing...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 445–458.
Published: 01 June 2001
...’’ for the magazine, arguing that White should be recog- nizedasaforefatherofliterarynonfiction. 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 223 of 232 John Steinbeck and the Critics. By John Ditsky. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House. 2000. xii...