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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shirley Samuels Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing . By Beam Dorri . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2010 . 260 , viii pp. $85.00 . Radical Spiritual Motherhood: Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 191–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
... hidden claim is that African American women’s writing focuses on healing and liberatory practices in ways that African American men’s works do not. Mitchell is right to point out that a compara- tive study between men’s and women’s texts is beyond her scope here, but the claim that she does ‘‘not find...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination . By Mizelle Richard M. Jr. Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . xii, 209 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 . Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 443–445.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Claudia Stokes Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible . By Robert Alter. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2010. 198 pp. $19.95. Displacing the Divine: The Minister in the Mirror of American Fiction . By Douglas Alan Walrath. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2010. xvi, 379 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Timothy Marr Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature . By Egan Jim . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . xi , 167 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $14.95 . American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth Century . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Mark Chiang The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American . By Song Min Hyoung . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . 284 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 ; e-book , $23.95 . Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life . By Lee Yoon...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Arthur Riss An American Body/Politic: A Deleuzian Approach . By Herzogenrath Bernd . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2010 . xii, 316 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $39.95 . American Spaces of Conversion: The Conductive Imaginaries of Edwards, Emerson, and James . By Knutson...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Reed Way Dasenbrock The New Death: American Modernism and World War I . By James Pearl . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2013 . xii, 259 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . The Politics of Irony in American Modernism . By Stratton Matthew . New York...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Floyd Cheung Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds . By Sohn Stephen Hong . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . 288 pp. Paper, $27.00 . Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry . By Wang Dorothy J. . Stanford, CA...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930 . By Betsy Klimasmith...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- centering of ethnic identity the actual move to such a model is timid (3–4). A residual humanism lingers, not just in the title, and perhaps rightly so, given 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 187 of 246 this writing’s implication in proving the humanity of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Ian Finseth Duke University Press 2007 Mixed Bloods and Other Crosses: Rethinking American Literature from the Revolution to the Culture Wars . By Betsy Erkkila. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2004. xii, 272 pp. $55.00. Growing Up Ethnic: Nationalism and the Bildungsroman in African...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Caroline Levander Duke University Press 2007 Elusive Childhood: Impossible Representations in Modern Fiction . By Susan Honeyman. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2005. 184 pp. Cloth, $37.95; compact disk, $9.95. Dependent States: The Child's Part in Nineteenth-Century American Culture . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Habiba Ibrahim Duke University Press 2006 Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism . By Henry B. Wonham. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. viii, 196 pp. $47.50. Enter the New Negroes: Images of Race in American Culture . By Martha Jane Nadell. Cambridge: Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Brian M. Reed Duke University Press 2007 Expressionism and Modernism in the American Theatre: Bodies, Voices, Words . By Julia A. Walker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 300 pp. $75.00. Ugly Feelings . By Sianne Ngai. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2005. 432 pp. $29.95. A Poetics of...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Godly Letters: The Literature of the American Puritans . By Michael J. Colacurcio. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. 2006. xix, 650 pp. $50.00. Early American Women Critics: Performance, Religion, Race . By Gay Gibson Cima. New York: Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth-Century African American Fiction . By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 American Indian Literary Nationalism . By Jace Weaver, Craig S. Womack, and Robert Warrior. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2006. xxii, 272 pp. Paper, $19.95. Muting White Noise: Native American and European American Novel Traditions . By James H...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Heather Love © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 National Melancholy: Mourning and Opportunity in Classic American Literature . By Mitchell Breitwieser. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 322 pp. $60.00. Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Monica Huerta American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850–1900 . By Jackson Holly . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 201 pp. $65.00 . Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era . Eby Clare Virginia . Chicago : Univ. of...