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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (2019) 91 (3): 557–586.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Benjamin Child Abstract With attention to representations of the land and labor in the postslavery agricultural South of the nadir—a period when American apartheid was at its most violent—this essay uses Paul Laurence Dunbar’s plantation poems and W. E. B. Du Bois’s cotton novel, The Quest of the...
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American Literature (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 (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... plantation laborers as they negotiated ever-evolving modes of domination and social control on corporate plantations in the global black south. In so doing, it establishes black agricultural and corporate plantation laborers as architects of black geographic thought and diasporic practice alongside their...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2020
...-Anthropocene theory from 1877 that named a new unit of geologic time in light of humanity’s status as a transformative planetary force. Norris adapted this theory into a critique of a rapidly globalizing capitalism’s effects on the planet and the natural world, particularly the structures of agricultural...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; Kate Simpkins Abstract Key aspects of the plantation economy, centered in the early Caribbean, include the theft of Indigenous land, agricultural monocropping, and racial capitalism as well as an epistemological effort to separate out humans, animals, and plants into...
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American Literature (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 (2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
...’ 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 author Michael Pollan. This popular attention to...
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American Literature (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 (2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Sonya Posmentier’s contribution, on the agricultural imagination of acclaimed Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay, meditates on the possibility of a planetary form of ecological practice lingering at the margins of the urbane texts of black modernism. McKay, who as a young man earned...
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American Literature (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 (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 (2019) 91 (3): 649–652.
Published: 01 September 2019
... landscape restoration by planting shared experimental gardens to produce cacao. The artist-farmers thereby shift the scale of agricultural production from the vast extractive cultivation of palms for oil that enriched multinational corporations to the small-scale and sustainable cultivation of cacao. As...
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American Literature (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 (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 (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 (2019) 91 (3): 687–689.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., railroads, highways, and the networks of commerce; agriculture, food production, and the rendering of animal capital; waste management, garbage, and recycling; the infrastructures of global health, epidemics, and epidemiology; infrastructures of urban spaces, including public transit and housing, water...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 922–924.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and the networks of commerce; agriculture, food production, and the rendering of animal capital; waste management, garbage, and recycling; the infrastructures of global health, epidemics, and epidemiology; infrastructures of urban spaces, including public transit and housing, water provision, sewage...