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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2009
...David M. Stewart © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770–1870 . By Trish Loughran. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2007. xxv, 537 pp. Cloth, $46.50; paper, $24.50. The Business of Letters: Authorial...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Politics of Dialect Literature in Gilded Age America. By Gavin Jones. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 1999. xi, 288 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. ‘‘When we Americans are through with the English language, it will look as if it had been run over by a musical comedy Jones uses...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Amardeep Singh Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire . By Abravanel Genevieve . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . 206 pp. $65.00 . Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism . By White Eric B...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Age of Consumption . By Betjemann Peter . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . ix , 267 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available . Body Double: The Author Incarnate in the Cinema . By Fischer Lucy . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2013 . 273 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 517–545.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sari Edelstein This essay draws attention to how the institutionalization of childhood studies in American literary criticism unwittingly privileges youth over all other ages and reifies the stages of life themselves as essential categories rather than as cultural constructs. Given that age emerged...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michelle Neely Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution . By Rozbicki Michal Jan . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . x , 288 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; paper , $24.50 ; e-book , $24.50 . The Genius of Democracy: Fictions of Gender and...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Benjamin Mangrum This essay charts the development of two entwined intellectual threads during the 1950s: the translation of European existentialism into an American idiom and what Nathan Hale describes as the “golden age of popularization” for psychoanalysis in the United States. I argue that, in...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Experience: Jarhead and the Geography of the Persian Gulf War .” PMLA 124 , no. 5 : 1677 – 89 . Brian J. The Desert of Anatopism: Williams War in the Age of Globalization Two-thirds of the way in, Kathryn Bigelow’s Iraq War movie The Hurt Locker (2008) suddenly...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Geography of Gilded Age American Literature . By Storey Mark . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . viii , 200 pp. Cloth , $49.50 ; paper , $24.50 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Book Reviews  391 tions of the picturesque...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Stephanie Little Brothers of the Rich: Foote Queer Families in the Gilded Age ​Elizabeth Drexel Lehr’s “King Lehr” and the Gilded Age (1935) took its title from the name gossip columnists had given her husband...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Filipinos in an Age of Benevolent Supremacy In his influential 1941 editorial “The American Cen- tury,” Henry Luce, the publisher of Life and Time, placed a corps of “engineers, scientists, doctors, movie men, makers of entertainment, developers of airlines, builders of roads...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2006. xxi, 301 pp. $29.95. Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth . By Elaine B. Safer. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2006. x, 219 pp. Cloth, $65.50; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Carrie Hyde Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions . By Landers Jane G. . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press : 2010 . x, 340 pp. $29.95 . The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel . By Lee Julia Sun-Joo . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . viii, 192...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 861–863.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Ben Railton Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America . By Salazar James B. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00 . Thinking America: New England Intellectuals and the Varieties of American Identity . By Taylor...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 212–215.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kimberly Lamm Poetry's Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age . By Stein Kevin . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2010 . xii, 261 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $26.95. Male Subjectivity and Poetic Form in “New American” Poetry . By Mossin Andrew . New York : Palgrave...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2006
...George Uba 2006 Afro-Orientalism . By Bill V. Mullen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. xliv, 240 pp. Cloth, $56.95; paper, $18.95. Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels . By Jennifer Ann Ho. New York: Routledge. 2005. 202 pp. $75.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. Peter Moore Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture . By Epstein Andrew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . xi, 364 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; e-book available. The Lyric in the Age of the Brain . By Skillman Nikki...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
... resistance to heteronormative logics of age categorization, “adult-erated age” names the ways that childhoods in the texts are adult oriented but also characterizes how they, in their respective contexts, revise and reflect notions of impurity and being worsened as singularly queer ways of being and...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Secular Age . By Roger Lundin. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans. 2009. x, 292 pp. Paper, $26.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System. By Michelle Burnham. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press. 2007. viii, 222 pp. Paper, $30.00. Ways of...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 799–820.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anne W. Gulick Duke University Press 2006 Anne W. We Are Not the People: Gulick The 1805 Haitian Constitution’s Challenge to Political Legibility in the Age of Revolution As the symbolic and pragmatic uses of Haiti change over...