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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... impoverished. These difficulties, I argue, arose not just from the systems of industrial publishing but also from the systems of political value instituted by art in what Jacques Rancière calls the “aesthetic regime.” I pursue this hypothesis by examining contemporary texts that argue for authors’ rights...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Michael Devine In the first two decades of the twentieth century, American artists connected to the journal the Seven Arts sought to transform the cinema into an indigenous art free from European influence. Precisely because the cinema was “an art that won't behave,” as the journal's first essay on...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 527–551.
Published: 01 September 2007
...John Marsh Duke University Press 2007 John A Lost Art of Work: Marsh The Arts and Crafts Movement in Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems Our only criteria of judgment should not be whether or not a man’s actions are...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2007
.../Fluxus, and the Black Arts Movement . By Mike Sell. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2005. vi, 327 pp. $60.00. Performance in America: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the Performing Arts . By David Román. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xx, 353 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of historical time. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cody A Wayward Art: Battle-Pieces and Marrs Melville’s Poetic Turn Herman Melville’s poetic career has proven to be quite the loose fish. Ever since Raymond Weaver, in the first biog...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Robert K. Wallace © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cannibal Old Me: Spoken Sources in Melville's Early Works . By Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2009. xxii, 252 pp. $49.00. African Culture and Melville's Art: The Creative Process in “Benito...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lee Schweninger © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics . By Craig S. Womack. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2009. 406 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $24.95. We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Mark Scroggins © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery . By Helen Vendler. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. 95 pp. Cloth, $32.95; paper, $14.95. The Art of Twentieth-Century American Poetry...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Susan M. ​ Stowe, Byron, and the Art of Scandal Ryan Mrs. Stowe . . . is guilty of a crime against literature. —Quebec Weekly Chronicle, 11 September 1869 ​In the late summer of 1869, one of the Victorian era’s most salacious...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 853–855.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Josephine Nock-Hee Park © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture . By Anita Mannur. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2010. xiv, 255 pp. Cloth, $72.50; paper, $26.95. The Decolonized Eye: Filipino American Art and...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Literature, Oral History, and Art. By Debra J. Blake. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xiii, 296 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 662–663.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... past events that often tell us as much about the present as they do about the past. The essays are also impressive because of the range of methodologies and source materials used. Scholarly strategies and categories from fields such as history, art history, religious studies, folklore, literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2001
... often tell us as much about the present as they do about the past. The essays are also impressive because of the range of methodologies and source materials used. Scholarly strategies and categories from fields such as history, art history, religious studies, folklore, literature studies, cultural...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jeff Allred Melting-Pot Modernism . By Wilson Sarah . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2010 . ix , 264 pp. $45.00 . Late Modernism: Art, Culture, and Politics in Cold War America . By Genter Robert . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2010 . vii , 375 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Colbey Emmerson Reid Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning . By Galow Timothy W. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2011 . xv , 235 pp. $85.00 . Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity . By Goldman Jonathan . Austin : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Literature and Film . By Ann Brigham . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2015 . x, 262 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Site Reading: Fiction, Art, Social Form . By David J. Alworth . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2016 . Cloth , $39.50 ; e...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Russ Castronovo Duke University Press 2007 The Noises of American Literature, 1890-1985: Toward a History of Literary Acoustics . By Philipp Schweighauser. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2006. viii, 262 pp. $59.95. Looking into Walt Whitman: American Art, 1850-1920. By...