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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Joseph Darda Within the United States, the Korean War has never attracted the memory culture that other twentieth-century wars do. Korea is remembered only for not being remembered, as the “forgotten war.” And yet, as commentators continue to characterize the war on terror as an unparalleled era...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Steven Belletto From a Cold War literary and cultural studies perspective, the Korean War (1950–1953) is a distinctive moment in US cultural history. This essay proposes that there are two broad phases of Korean War literature: the first phase is work written in the 1950s and early 1960s generally...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ing World War II militarism, Cold War politics, and the Korean War and that through her poetry and her silences Bishop challenged the official narratives. 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 198 of 252 Roman identifies a ‘‘rhetorical interrogation of Fascism and...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2003
... point. As a result, points multiply within paragraphs, detracting from the force of the book’s argument. Along theoretical lines, the Korean War, another ‘‘lost war is not mentioned. The book would have...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Daniel Pecchenino Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post–World War II America . By Cheever Abigail . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2010 . viii , 312 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper , $24.95 . Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 210–211.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Egan’s argument is so rich that it is hard to encapsulate. By starting with the promotional tracts of John Smith and endingwith the writings of Hubbard and Tompson on King Philip’s war, Egan works to show how New Englanders...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... experience of Requiem’s Ruins  305 war mobilization . . . made the changes that came to the South between Pearl Harbor and the end of the Korean War transforma- tive rather than evolutionary. War brought ordinary Americans into more intimate...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sean Metzger Duke University Press 2007 Double Agency: Acts of Impersonation in Asian American Literature and Culture . By Tina Chen. Palo Alto: Stanford Univ. Press. 2005. xxvi, 247 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2011
... are informed by close readings of Horace Pippin’s paintings (28). Trout’s incisive book points the way for future studies on the battles over the memories of World War II as well as the Korean and the Vietnam Wars. Karsten H. Piep, Union Institute and University DOI 10.1215/00029831...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the battles over the memories of World War II as well as the Korean and the Vietnam Wars. Karsten H. Piep, Union Institute and University DOI 10.1215/00029831-1437288 Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture. By Catherine Keyser. New Brunswick, N.J...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Daniel Kim © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Driven Out: The Forgotten War against Chinese Americans. By Jean Pfaelzer. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2008. xxix, 400 pp. Paper, $19.95. Disturbing the Peace: Black Culture and the Police Power after...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 192–193.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and Tompson on King Philip’s war, Egan works to show how New Englanders employed the idea of experience to rewrite various views of the body politic in seventeenth-century New England. Perhaps Egan’s most rewarding argu...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... series, Korean Love Songs recounts its central protagonist’s experiences of the Korean War, thereby estab- lishing a relationship between this conflict and race problems along the US-Mexico border. Read against the earlier novels in the Khail City Death Trip sequence, this collection of narrative...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 333–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Karen Jackson Ford Ford's essay investigates the post–World War II haiku boom in the United States with particular attention to how haiku has served different projects of national identity. These diverse projects share an inclination to respond in haiku to the United States' troubled history of...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Keith Wilhite Wilhite contends that a general indebtedness to Cold War cultural critique has kept literary scholars from reading the suburbs and suburban fiction for what they truly are: the endgame and final outpost of US regionalism. Drawing on discussions of regional writing and cultural...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
... pathologization, the transformation of the U.S.-Philippines colonial relationship, and U.S. immigration narratives during World War II. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Cynthia In the “Training Center of the Skillful Servants Tolentino of Mankind”: Carlos Bulosan’s Professional...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Expatriate Fiction,” 739–68. Belletto, Steven. “The Korean War, the Cold War, and the American Novel,” 51–77. Bentley, Nancy. Review: Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction by Kate Marshall; Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media by Jessica Pressman; Virtual Modernism: Writing...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ; Soh 2009 ; Tanaka 1998 , 2002 ; and Yoshiaki 2000 . 2 Although Korean women made up approximately 80 percent of the comfort women population during the war, data reveals that a wide variety of women—including Japanese, Taiwanese, Chinese, Indonesian, Dutch, Burmese, Malay, White Russian...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 843–867.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... The Korean War, the U.S.–Soviet military buildup in Europe, and the commencement of a nuclear arms race seem to exist for Bishop as per- sonal inconveniences, potentially disruptive of her travel plans, rather than as...