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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a history of visual languages that failed to take hold—lost literacies and potential trajectories in American comics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 comics graphic narratives Yankee Notions nineteenth-century American literature nineteenth-century periodicals References Ball...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
...). 2 Launched in 1852 by Thomas Strong, Yankee Notions is an abrasive reminder that support for race equality and support for the Union were by no means the selfsame. A compendium of cartoons, jokes, and comic tales, Yankee Notions advocated strongly, if bawdily, for Abraham Lincoln, even listing...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of a Southern culture supposedly organized around chivalry and a disdain for new wealth. 2 Yet as recent work by historians such as Edward E. Baptist ( 2014 ), Sven Beckert ( 2014 ), Seth Rockman ( 2016 ; Beckert and Rockman 2016 ), and Walter Johnson ( 2013 ) has shown, the long-held notion of a feudal...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . “ Shays to Shattuck .” In Selected Poems and Verse Fables, 1784–1793 , edited by Walser Richard , 18 – 19 . Newark : Univ. of Delaware Press . First published 1787. Brown William Hill . 1982c . “ Yankee Song .” In Selected Poems and Verse Fables, 1784–1793 , edited by Walser...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... pre- industrial models of time rooted in the seasonal and, for many, divinely ordered movements of nature and the cosmos. (This transformation in timekeeping was not confined to the industrial North. As Mark Smith has demonstrated, by 1830 the South had widely adopted Yankee time- pieces...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
....-Mexican War. The leg was brought to New York from the battlefields of Mexico and displayed before a sensationalized public who wrote, sang about, and went to see the general’s wooden leg.1 Herman Melville, fascinated by Barnum and his representational practices, wrote a piece for Yankee Doodle...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 429–455.
Published: 01 September 2020
... public formations while distinguishing the sociopolitical struggles of a collected people from the strife of public dissolution. What interests me here is the underlying notion that the essential conflict of public formations operates through the very ludic qualities of performance itself. Indeed...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
... prominently and subtly across these ideological struggles. Period notions of race and class become tinged with renewed invocation of American exceptionalism occa- sioned by empire and consonant with religious ideas; Harris makes the sug- gestive case that empire was seen as in keeping...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to the shrewd and globalizing American, who, like the Connecticut Yankee in feudal England, can manage the diasporic Asian Pacific interchange to his own profit. These Asians labor at a ‘‘drudgery which neither intel- ligence...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 445–458.
Published: 01 June 2001
...-accepted notions about the composition and revision of Fitzgerald’s classic. ‘‘Trimalchio An Early Version of ‘‘The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ed. James L. W. West III. New York: Cambridge Univ...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the nation as a prepolitical fact based primarily in the land. Few authors have explored the war’s effect upon the latter, a land-based notion of U.S. nationhood, and this was one of De Forest’s extraordi- nary projects. De Forest’s experimentation with modes of literary real- ism and romance pushed...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Naomi Z. Sofer Duke University Press 2003 Naomi Z. ‘‘Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory Sofer Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States 6815...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... through its expression in ‘‘women’s rhetori- cal education and composing practices’’ (1). They define ‘‘liberatory civil rhetoric’’ in relation to neoclassical norms and to what they see as republi- can notions of effecting political change ‘‘by revealing public consensus’’ (2). Women’s education...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 March 2002
...; and threw up a corrupt performance template that black people have had to wrestle with ever since. Raising Cain quite enlivens the class argument for minstrelsy’s insurrectionary energies, but it too often leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Cain quite enlivens the class argument for minstrelsy’s insurrectionary energies, but it too often leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Cain quite enlivens the class argument for minstrelsy’s insurrectionary energies, but it too often leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2002
... leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 1999. xix, 158 pp. $24.95. The authors offer a friendly study of ‘‘Yankee...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2002
... leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 1999. xix, 158 pp. $24.95. The authors offer a friendly study of ‘‘Yankee...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 2002
...; and threw up a corrupt performance template that black people have had to wrestle with ever since. Raising Cain quite enlivens the class argument for minstrelsy’s insurrectionary energies, but it too often leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 March 2002
...; and threw up a corrupt performance template that black people have had to wrestle with ever since. Raising Cain quite enlivens the class argument for minstrelsy’s insurrectionary energies, but it too often leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee...