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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 463–496.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jordan Wingate Abstract My essay traces the influence of the Spanish American revolutions (1808–26) on Washington Irving’s early nineteenth-century writings and, in particular, on his popular 1828 biography of Christopher Columbus. Irving’s conception of America as a multinational hemisphere...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Gary Edward Holcomb Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique . By Robert F. Reid-Pharr . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 257 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $28.00 ; e-book available. Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ‘‘America to four pages on the Spanish Civil War’s Abraham Lincoln Brigade.) The book roams from subject to subject, with few signposts, as if hopped up on its author’s intellec- tual energy. The chapter on Coltrane, for example, turns from the evolution of Coltrane’s modal jazz to a larger discussion...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Southern and Spanish American Fiction . By Deborah N. Cohn. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press. 1999. x, 236 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales . By Keith Cartwright. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press. 2004. 270 pp...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Book Reviews 627 national traditions, including texts produced in languages other than English. In her attention to cultural productions from both Spanish-speaking Latin America and the francophone Caribbean, Brickhouse’s provocative work takes the injunction toward comparative work furthest...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Marissa López Duke University Press 2007 Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . By María DeGuzmán. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxxiii, 372 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. The Twentieth-Century Spanish American...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeffory A. Clymer Duke University Press 2006 Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-Century America . By Todd Vogel. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 194 pp. Cloth, $62.00; paper, $22.95. The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Duncan Faherty Duke University Press 2007 Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America . By Jennifer J. Baker. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2005. x, 218 pp. $50.00. The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Michelle A. Stephens Duke University Press 2007 Creole America: The West Indies and the Formation of Literature and Culture in the New Republic . By Sean X. Goudie. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 275 pp. $55.00. Reworlding America: Myth, History, and...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Duncan Faherty © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America . By Elisa Tamarkin. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xxxiii, 400 pp. $35.00. Reforming the World: Social Activism and the Problem of Fiction in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... neoimperialist discipline; they now favor one in which America is a “hemispheric” geopolitical configuration. Yet, much like successful British colonization in the “New World” nearly a century after the Spanish Conquista, the development is belated. Currently, ideological suspicion substitutes for more difficult...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America . By Angela Vietto. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. 2005. ix, 147 pp. $89.95. Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic . By Mary Kelley. Chapel Hill: Univ...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 153–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Andy Doolen Doolen examines the interrelationship between transnationalist ideology and the African American experience in Martin Delany's novel Blake; or, The Huts of America . In the antebellum struggle against slavery and racism, abolitionists considered fiction less effective than more factual...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Age of Revolutions recounts the pragmatic considerations that led many fugitives and free-­born black revolutionaries in the Americas to seek political protections under the Spanish monarchy. Landers draws on neglected Spanish-language­ sources to reconstruct the mobile allegiances of...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Blackness: Race and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century America . By Freeburg Christopher . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2012 . xxii, 187 pp. Cloth , $99.99 ; paper, $29.99 ; e-book, $24.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Like Gruesser, Freeburg is interested...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 197.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Faith and Fiction: Christian Literature in America Today . By Anita Gandolfo. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. 2007. xii, 192 pp. $44.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Eric Wertheimer’s Imagined Empires explores the U.S. American appropria- tions of Peru’s and Mexico’s pre-Columbian past in Philip Freneau’s ‘‘The RisingGlory of America’’ (1771), Joel Barlow’s Vision of Columbus (1787) and...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 187–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Eric Wertheimer’s Imagined Empires explores the U.S. American appropria- tions of Peru’s and Mexico’s pre-Columbian past in Philip Freneau’s ‘‘The RisingGlory of America’’ (1771), Joel Barlow’s Vision of Columbus (1787) and...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... $59.95. Eric Wertheimer’s Imagined Empires explores the U.S. American appropria- tions of Peru’s and Mexico’s pre-Columbian past in Philip Freneau’s ‘‘The RisingGlory of America’’ (1771), Joel Barlow’s...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Eric Wertheimer’s Imagined Empires explores the U.S. American appropria- tions of Peru’s and Mexico’s pre-Columbian past in Philip Freneau’s ‘‘The RisingGlory of America’’ (1771), Joel Barlow’s Vision of Columbus (1787) and...