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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
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 (1 March 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 (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... made use of the cultures of allegiance and collectivity fostered by war mobilization as rhetorical means by which to bridge gaps in notions of political obligation enabled by the flimsier, more local interests of laissez-faire. Borrowing from supplementary logics of valuation extrinsic to the liberal...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... notions of authorship, moral authority, and literary value in the second half of the nineteenth century. Noting that a significant strain of commentary on the scandal sought to separate Byron's literary genius from the matter of his personal behavior, Ryan argues that this case study allows us to situate...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2009
...” and “Good Country People,” have at their center amputated bodies, those of Tom T. Shiftlet and Hulga Hopewell respectively. Evans argues that those incomplete bodies are intended to contest the notion of “wholeness” as a spiritual or existential ideal. On the contrary, O'Connor's stories drive her...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that Stowe’s politics fell squarely with the lot of US interests and its “little” wards. But not every contemporary reader of Uncle Tom recalled the novel’s remarks on Haiti: an anonymous article that appeared in a March 3, 1854, edition of the comic monthly Yankee Notions took a strikingly...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ( 2013 ) has shown, the long-held notion of a feudal slave South somehow removed from modern capitalism is simply incorrect. Instead, the plantation South was capitalist to its core. Indeed, the Southern economy, built up on often-elaborate credit systems based on slave-backed mortgages that were...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Yankee Doodle on the “life-sized exhibi- tion of the great Santa-Anna Boot.”2 Les Harrison has recently argued the importance of Barnum’s cultural practices to Melville’s novels, finding parallels between the American Museum and that “thing of trophies,” the Pequod.3 Like a museum, Moby...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
... religious implications figuring both 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... antebellum United States 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Habermas and is not as reliant on the theory of the public sphere, she similarly claims that the early US novel was crucial in creating a progressive, egalitarian space distinct from the federal government. Recently, scholars of material history and print networks have challenged these notions, arguing...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... they displaced 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...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... international division of labor, each Chi- nese American coolie represents $95 a month of surplus value to the shrewd and globalizing American, who, like the Connecticut Yankee in feudal England, can manage the diasporic...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Yankee Notions. “Transatlantic Picture Stories: Experiments in the Antebel- lum American Comic Strip,” by Alex Beringer, 455–88. Zola, Émile. “The Language of the Stones: The Agency of the Inanimate in Literary Naturalism and the New Materialism,” by K. D. Trumpeter, 225–52. Books Reviewed...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 139–140.
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 (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 strangers...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 strangers...