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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- duce labor into readings of the American rural landscape. With American Georgics, Sweet offers a wide-ranging examination of the agricultural work of North American men and women as seen through the lens of...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Gabriel N. Rosenberg Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850–1905 . By Dolan Kathryn Cornell . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2014 . x, 272 pp. $60.00 . Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food . By Carruth Allison...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... can share the burdens and possibilities of these agricultural spaces, insofar as it takes shape in relationship to an oppressive colonial tradition while defining a black expressive form that resists its own utility within the postplantation aesthetic economy. Posmentier reads McKay’s American sonnet...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pedagogical method he named dovetailing . The dovetailing method sought to correlate acts of reading and writing with industrial and agricultural training, instantiating an instrumental relation to literary expression that this essay terms vocational realism . Examining vocational realism as an important...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... broadly, to consider the relevance of his pragmatic turn to modern ecocriticism as it reexamines the role of ethical sentiment in its project going forward. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References “ Agricultural Survey of the Parish of St. Matthews .” 1840 . Southern Cabinet of...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... movement—broadly defined to include farmers’ markets and community-­supported agriculture, school garden and healthy lunch programs, and food justice organi- zations and urban gardens—has become a national obsession, with powerful advocates ranging from First Lady Michelle Obama to...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- ter, ‘‘Fall Lookingbill reads narratives in which the crisis is cast as a divine punishment for poor agricultural practice and greed. Plains ministers, journal- ists, poets, and painters voiced a jeremiad, a prophecy of disaster for a...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of imagination and speculation as infinite planetary resources whose inexhaustibility destroys the logic of property and scarcity that under- lies our failed global system. Sonya Posmentier’s contribution, on the agricultural imagination of acclaimed Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 851–852.
Published: 01 December 2008
... filtered through Amherst in any conceivable fashion: legal documents, marketing and advertising materials, travel litera- ture, journalism, philosophy, political polemics, reports of war and combat, comic performance, agricultural pamphlets—all manifestations of the bur- geoning print culture...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 852.
Published: 01 December 2008
... filtered through Amherst in any conceivable fashion: legal documents, marketing and advertising materials, travel litera- ture, journalism, philosophy, political polemics, reports of war and combat, comic performance, agricultural pamphlets—all manifestations of the bur- geoning print culture...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... State Univ. Press . Darwin Erasmus . 1800 . Phytologia; or, The Philosophy of Agriculture and Gardening . Dublin : P. Byrne . ———. 1803 . Zoonomia; or, The Laws of Organic Life in Three Parts, Volume One . Boston : Thomas and Andrews . Daunton Martin J. , ed. 2005...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2013
... regionalisms of Sarah Orne Jewett, Frank Norris, and Booker T. Washington portray agricultural regions struggling to adjust to global markets. Although it could be clearer how Whitman and Melville relate to the category of the subgenre that is the book’s organizing principle, Hsu generates rich...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., since very many skilled workers are necessary to supply the demand of the times for these baskets” (90–91). Similarly, field trips to observe flowers and seeds promoted very different notions of selfhood and purpose for African and Native American students in the Hampton Normal and Agricultural...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
...) from Vietnam, whose Horatio Alger–like story moves from agricultural labor in the strawberry fields to the federal office of assistant attorney general, where he drafted the USA PATRIOT Act that ramped up state security and surveillance measures. Dinh’s story follows a pattern identified by Nguyen in...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... agricultural work of North American men and women as seen through the lens of literature. Sweet’s work is ambitious in its scope: despite the title, he begins with works that are not American (Virgil’s georgics, More’s Utopia) and ends...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Lance Newman Duke University Press 2003 Lance Thoreau’s Natural Community and Newman Utopian Socialism 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 31 of 209 They have bought a farm, in order to make agriculture the...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Security Admin- istration, U.S. Department of Agriculture; reprinted in Richard Wright, 12 Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States (New York: Viking, 1941), 18. the wall behind them are photographic portraits of this same couple taken twenty years earlier.13 Both the...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 381–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., students who were studying in the United States, the 14,000 Filipinos who traveled to the United States between 1920 and 1929 were pri- marily migrant laborers working in agriculture in California and the Pacific Northwest and in the salmon canneries of Alaska. The impor- tation of Filipinos was...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 505–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...: Contemporary Southern Culture through a Transatlantic Lens . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . Tiffen Mary Mortimore Michael . 1990 . Theory and Practice in Plantation Agriculture: An Economic Overview . Boulder, CO : Westview Press . Welky David . 2008 . Everything Was...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 753–779.
Published: 01 December 2007
... migration that swept black southerners to the cities of the North and West was just one por- tion of a broader black and white exodus from southern agriculture. . . . Highly mobile rural southerners moved across the rural South, seek- ing greater opportunities in the region’s tenancy-dominated agricul...