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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 517–545.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by Duke University Press 2015 maturity development gender adulthood youth References Abate Michelle . 2008 . Tomboys: A Literary and Cultural History . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . Achenbaum W. Andrew . 1995 . Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and representing. This is accomplished by turning to traumatic memory and ill embodiment via graphic textual form. childhood adulthood age underground queer One of Keith Haring’s most iconic images is the Radiant Baby . The baby first appeared in 1980 as a graffiti tag (Arauz 2006 , 13) and was spray...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 March 2020
... around and culminated in the Christmas and New Year holidays; and developmental time, which traced from infancy to unproductive childhood to productive youth and adulthood. While O’Malley’s divide between predominantly agricultural and primarily industrial time is crucial to an understanding of how...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and ambivalent power, of maintaining a childish innocence into adulthood, particularly regarding race. These meditations are not always coherent, ideologically or artistically. As many reviewers have pointed out, Watchman often reads as underdeveloped in both style and content. But as Mason Stokes ( 2001...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
...—and encourages scholars to work toward a “post-heroic, post-hip American cultural studies” in the present (26). Part 1 focuses on white melancholy, from generation Xers’ melancholy for their own adulthood to the “perceived loss of a racial supremacy” (52) in the United States. Smith boldly argues that the Xers...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-­Century Novel. By Jillmarie Murphy. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press. 2011. x, 197 pp. $125.00. Murphy’s study mobilizes psychoanalytic attachment theory to read repre- sentations of adulthood obsession and of childhood abuse and trauma as inte- gral to the departure...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 431–440.
Published: 01 June 2008
... nature was one of his central preoccupations, Quirk tracks the evolution of Twain’s views on the subject from early adulthood through old age. The volume includes detailed looks at Twain’s travel writings and novels and a review of works written during his later years, including “No. 44...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This dynamic in which the exercise of discursive violence is occasioned by an act of physical violence that it retroactively authorizes is a recurring aspect of the boys’ play with cats. The boys practice adulthood not only by imitating adult roles but also by putting cat bodies into narratives legible...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 357–368.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., adulthood, fandom, and scholarship Singer identifies as structuring contemporary comics studies certainly did not begin with Breaking the Frames (even if that book is an especially good articulation of the various tensions involved and a useful roadmap for the way out). Many recent works of comics...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 831–857.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., the symbolic presence of the super- hero as a cultural figure and particularly as a sort of figure for pro- longed adolescence or stunted adulthood. To the extent that strictly generic superhero stories carry complex symbolic meaning, then, they seem principally able to comment on themselves...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 175–188.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Century 181 of adulthood, but not replaced it. (Cultural commentators have sug- gested as much about the participation of teenagers in the August 2011 street riots in Britain.) Burt ends by describing how younger con- temporary poets tend to write about adolescence as if from within...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 745–757.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Matthews Petrovski ( 2018 : xiii) underscores the notion that old age “happens to” a person in her memoir of older adulthood: “ Shelved ,” she writes, “is the story of what happens to two ordinary Americans, my husband and me, when suddenly made aware that we are now part of the aged generation...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
... for Children? Adult-erated Age in Underground Graphic Narratives” uses the extraordinarily durable association of comics with childhood reading and entertainment as a starting point for theorizing the graphic narrative’s capacity to “radicalize the definitional borders of adulthood and childhood” in distinctly...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project with these African Americans who, in uncovering...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Frederick Dou- glass, and the infamous Clark Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project with these African Americans who, in uncovering...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Frederick Dou- glass, and the infamous Clark Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Frederick Dou- glass, and the infamous Clark Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Frederick Dou- glass, and the infamous Clark Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move, Bernstein interestingly aligns her project...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the works of authors such as Harriet Wilson and Frederick Dou- glass, and the infamous Clark Doll experiment, Bernstein concludes her text by highlighting how African Americans recognized that claims to adulthood and citizenship were at stake in performances of childhood. In this final move...