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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher Taylor Taylor reads Herman Melville's Moby-Dick (1851) through the history of the captured prosthetic limb of Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna. U.S. travel narratives, soldiers' accounts, and P. T. Barnum's 1847 display of the captured prosthesis in his American Museum...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Piper, and Anna Deavere Smith . By Smith Cherise . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press , 2011 . xiv , 307 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper , $24.50 . © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880. By Phillip H...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Anna Mae Duane In this essay, Duane argues that reading two disparate texts together—the largely unknown school records chronicling the work of antebellum black children and a text by the most prominent African American author in the canon—allows a powerful model to emerge for reading the mediated...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Anna Brickhouse By Myra Jehlen. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. 246 pp. Cloth,$52.00; paper, $19.00. By Geoff Ward. Cambridge, Eng.: Polity Press. 2002. vii, 235 pp. Cloth,$50.00; paper, $14.99. 2004 Book Reviews 897...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jane Anna Gordon The Oracle and the Curse: A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War . By Smith Caleb . 2013 . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . xiii , 264 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book , $35.00 . Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 437.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Robert S. Levine, University of Maryland (Chair); Anna Brickhouse, University of Vir- ginia; and Steven J. Mailloux, University of California, Irvine. 2007 Don D. Walker Award Gretchen Murphy’s essay “How the Irish Became Japanese: Winnifred Eaton’s Racial Reconstructions in a Transnational...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
... form of narrative authority that she clandestinely and with towering ambition desires. Trying on Family Embraces in The Wide, Wide World 255 Fig. 2. The young Susan Warner. Watercolor portrait by Anna Warner, in Susan...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... was lacking in earlier texts can be found in works by Thomas Pynchon, Anna Deavere Smith, and Cormac McCarthy. And is literary groundbreaking the only criterion for making it into the canon? Lewis takes it for granted that canonization occurs for one or two reasons, but he never examines the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
... collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London Fleming. Stasz rightly seeks to refute the bad rap these women have received...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 783–811.
Published: 01 December 2003
... writing The Wide, Wide World.17 Further, Anna Warner begins her biography of her sister Susan by noting that they were both Puritans by faith and Pilgrims by descent (SW, 1). Since the Warners defined themselves as Puritans...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., or Why We Need Open Access Now, 466–68. Review: O’Connor, Poetic Acts and New Media, 466–68. Review: Shillingsburg, From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Represen- tations of Literary Texts, 466–68. Taylor, Christopher. “The Limbs of Empire: Ahab, Santa Anna, and Moby-­ Dick,” 29–57...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 June 2003
... American neighbor Virginia Prentiss; his first wife, Bess Maddern; lover and collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2017
... incorporation of such contemporary figures as Angela Davis and Sylvia Wynter. Her study raises the question, however, of how deeply the discipline might need to be transfigured to incorporate the writing of such nineteenth-century women as Harriet Jacobs, Anna Julia Cooper, or Ida B. Wells, with their...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 859–885.
Published: 01 December 2002
... assumptions about ‘‘proper’’ maternity and ‘‘good’’ family that coalesce in the naturalization of the white patri- archal nuclear family as the state’s normative ideal. In a much dis- cussed case, AnnaJ.v.MarkC. (1991), for instance, Anna Johnson, an 864 American Literature African American woman...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
... never be a real, political opposition Anna Brickhouse, University of Colorado, Boulder Visions of the Land: Science, Literature, and the American Environment from the Era of Exploration to the Age of Ecology. By Michael A. Bryson. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2002. xvii, 228 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2005
... perceived by a white person as performative and a challenge. And for a book subtitled ‘‘Theatre in the Academy there’s much more theory than theater. The only works discussed at any length are Ntozake Shange’s Spell #7, Diana Son’s R.A.W. (’Cause I’m a Woman), and Anna De- veare Smith’s Twilight: Los...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... perceived by a white person as performative and a challenge. And for a book subtitled ‘‘Theatre in the Academy there’s much more theory than theater. The only works discussed at any length are Ntozake Shange’s Spell #7, Diana Son’s R.A.W. (’Cause I’m a Woman), and Anna De- veare Smith’s Twilight: Los...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2013
...). Members of the judging com- mittee were Gene Jarrett, Boston University (Chair); Anna Brickhouse, Uni- versity of Virginia; and Jeannine DeLombard, University of Toronto. ...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Decadence in the Late Novels of Henry James . By Anna Kventsel. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. x, 232 pp. $69.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia and Glenn...