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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Christopher Castiglia; Russ Castronovo Duke University 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Christopher A ‘‘Hive of Subtlety Aesthetics and the Castiglia End(s) of Cultural Studies and Russ...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 467–494.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Paul Gilmore Duke University 2004 Paul Romantic Electricity, or the Gilmore Materiality of Aesthetics Perhaps the central problem for contemporary crit- ics who address aesthetics is defining exactly what we mean by the term. In addition to the abundance...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 495–523.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon Duke University 2004 Elizabeth Sentimental Aesthetics Maddock Dillon In a poem entitled simply ‘‘Woman’’ (1850), Frances Sargent Locke Osgood describes an idealized female figure in terms of her natural beauty: She’s stolen from Nature...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 525–547.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University 2004 Wai Chee Aesthetics at the Limits of the Nation: Dimock Kant, Pound, and the Saturday Review How powerful is the nation as a taxonomic (rather thanjurisdictional)unit?Whogetstoclassify,whogetstonamethe phenomena...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Hildegard Hoeller A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism. By John Dudley. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 222 pp. $35.00. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. By Jennifer L. Fleissner. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., as a mediator of modernity, part of ‘‘the cultural processes that were already replacing the centered, idealized observer of a stable, objectively known world with a decentered (transient), observing sub- ject of flitting images and fleeting moments’’ (138). The sketch’s increasingly modern ‘‘aesthetic...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Kendall Johnson Duke University Press 2002 Kendall ‘‘Dark Spot’’ in the Picturesque: The Aesthetics of Johnson Polygenism and Henry James’s ‘‘A Landscape-Painter’’ Compare [Parisian women] with our own country women occupied...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2003
... analyses within this interesting treatment concern the lan- guage experimentation in these writers’ truly avant-garde aesthetics, which are ‘‘appropriate to their experience of dislocation and exclusion’’ (8...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 363–391.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Randall Fuller Duke University Press 2007 Randall Aesthetics, Politics, Homosexuality: Fuller F. O. Matthiessen and the Tragedy of the American Scholar There seems to be something in an effort to understand...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Weinauer Duke University Press 2007 Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau . By Peter J. Bellis. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. vii, 221 pp. $ 39.95. Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicolas S. Witschi This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism . By Ryan Terre . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2011 . xv , 171 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $22.95 . Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 593–596.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Evie Shockley Spectacular Blackness: The Cultural Politics of the Black Power Movement and the Search for a Black Aesthetic . By Ongiri Amy Abugo . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2010 . x, 223 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $22.50 . Specters of Democracy...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 463–492.
Published: 01 September 2014
... discourses of literary aesthetics were bound to a set of questions about whether meaning derived from God, language, or man. The literary was not a mark of the secular, understood as the absence of spiritual concerns, but part of a process of thinking about the relationship of individual will to moral law...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Audrey Raden The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century America . By Michael C. Cohen Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2015 . 277 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book available. Ornamental Aesthetics: The Poetry of Attending in Thoreau, Dickinson, and Whitman...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 898–901.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-book available. Melodrama: An Aesthetics of Impossibility . By Jonathan Goldberg . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xvi, 205 pp. Cloth, $99.95 ; paper, $25.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 In Garth Greenwell’s critically celebrated gay novel...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Rights Fiction and the Task of Interpretation . By Aida Levy-Hussen . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 211 pp. Cloth, $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 . Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life . By Christopher Freeburg . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2017 . x...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2020
... emergence of an autonomous cultural space for aesthetics in the greater transatlantic prior to the ascendance of high Romanticism in the early nineteenth century. On the other hand, and more to the methodological point, Schweighauser has written his book as a rebuttal of the “new aestheticism,” which...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2020
...) and The Pit (1903) offer a case study of a naturalist Capitalocene aesthetics, one capable of capturing global capitalism’s destructive planetary agency. As a student at the University of California at Berkeley, Frank Norris was exposed to Joseph LeConte’s influential theory of the Psychozoic era, a proto...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Kelly Wisecup Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War . By Lisa Brooks . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2018 . xv, 431 pp. Cloth, $35.00 ; paper, $22.00 . Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920 . By Angela Calcaterra...