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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 204–205.
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 (2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-Restraint . By Kirstin Hotelling Zona. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2002. xi, 187 pp. $55.00. Of Women, Poetry, and Power: Strategies of Address in Dickinson, Miles, Brooks, Lorde, and Angelou . By Zofia Burr. Champaign: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2002. xii, 232 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Stacey Peebles Duke University Press 2007 Strange Future: Pessimism and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots . By Min Hyoung Song. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 285 pp. Paper, $22.95. The Edge of Modernism: American Poetry and the Traumatic Past . By Walter Kalaidjian...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
... existence on material structures that its fictional narrative contents may belie, yet each is palpable in its purchase on the world just the same. Jordan Angels in (Mexican) America Alexander Stein In scholarly conversations before the turn of the mil- lennium, secularism had...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Diarmuid Hester Abstract In this article I consider the impact of New York school poetry and New York punk rock on the Los Angeles literary scene of the 1970s and 1980s. I explore a distinct group of poets that emerged around a Venice Beach, California, literary arts center but was profoundly East...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Batiste Stephanie Leigh . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 326 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 . The Angelic Mother and the Predatory Seductress: Poor White Women in Southern Literature of the Great Depression . By Lancaster Ashley Craig . Baton Rouge : Louisiana...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Wendell Holmes’s The Guardian Angel (1867), Louisa May Alcott’s Hospital Sketches (1863), and Walt Whitman’s war entries in Specimen Days (from 1863) represent mental breakdown but propose a radically different therapy: the mind may be healed by acquiescing to the body’s physiological functions. This...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
... (1939) to Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (1992–95), this essay situates their discussions of plague time within broader traditions stretching from Thucydides to Daniel Defoe to Albert Camus. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 temporality epidemics in literature contagion...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 205.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 2006 Announcements 2005 Jay B. Hubbell Medal Martha Banta, Professor Emerita of English, University of California, Los Angeles, was awarded the 2005 Jay B. Hubbell Medal in American Litera- ture. The annual award, named for the founding editor of American Literature, is given by...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
...), William Faulkner’s A Fable (1954), Ellen La Motte’s short stories, and the literature of the Iraq war. Maya Angelou: Adventurous Spirit . By Linda Wagner-Martin. New York: Bloomsbury. 2016. xvi, 245 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95; e-book, $21.99. Combining biography and literary criticism...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of black internationalist feminism in the life and work of black women writers such as Lorraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Rosa Guy, Audre Lorde, and Maya Book Reviews  617 Angelou, inviting readers to consider how a commitment to...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of the cult of white woman- hood, specifically ‘‘the angel in the house Unfortunately, Woolf herself only intermittently embraces the race and class implications of her critique of the material conditions for...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Bryan Wagner By Gary Alan Fine and Patricia A. Turner. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2001. x, 260 pp. $27.50. By Edward J. Ingebretsen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2001. xvi, 341 pp. $40.00. 2003 214 American Literature...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 September 2003
...James M. Albrecht By Anthony Cunningham. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2001. x, 296 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. 2003 Book Reviews 673 The Heart...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 881–882.
Published: 01 December 2000
... relight this picture—to illuminate Corso (youngest of the Beat poets) and to preserve his art. Threads in the Beat fabric are tangled. Two Kerouac novels (Desolation Angels and The Subterraneans) have characters...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Historiography of Sexuality” (Septem- ber, 469–95) and Hsuan L. Hsu for “Vagrancy and Comparative Racialization in Huckleberry Finn and ‘Three Vagabonds of Trinidad’” (December, 687– 717). Members of the judging committee were Mark McGurl, University of California, Los Angeles (Chair); Michael Moon, Emory...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Premises for Propaganda . New York : Free Press . Chang Eileen . 2005 . Written on Water . Translated by Jones Andrew . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . ———. [1955] 1998 . The Rice-Sprout Song . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Cull Nicholas...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jan Cohn By Priscilla L. Walton and Manina Jones. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 1999. 327 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $16.95. 2001 Book Reviews 435...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Victor Strandberg By Karen Lystra. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2004. xxi, 342 pp. $27.50. 2005 186 American Literature conflicted,hybridsubjectivitythatimplicitlycritiquestheliberalhuman- ist valorization of an autonomousselfhood’’thatonefindsinmaleauto...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the Breadlines: Dorothea Lange, Paul Taylor, and the Making of a New Deal Narrative. By Jan Goggans. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2010. xvi, 345 pp. $34.95. In 1939, photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband Paul Taylor, a labor economist, published American Exodus, a...