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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 June 2000
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
... : Stanford Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 164 pp. Cloth , $45.00 ; e-book available. Shock and Awe: American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.” By Spanos William V. . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2013...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Arthur Knight © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The American Play: 1787–2000. By Marc Robinson. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2009. x, 405 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $28.00. The Scene of the Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance. By Shane Vogel. Chicago: Univ. of...
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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...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Arthur Knight By Adam Gussow. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2002. xiv, 341 pp. Cloth$55.00; paper, $22.00. By Carlo Rotella. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2002. ix, 269 pp. Cloth, $29.95; paper, $19.95. 2005 Book Reviews Memory’s Daughters: The Material...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Arthur L. Little, Jr. By David Bergman. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2003. xviii, 304 pp. Cloth, $62.50; paper, $24.50. By Roderick A. Ferguson. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. x,175 pp. Cloth, $52.95; paper, $18.95. 2005 Book Reviews Memory’s Daughters: The...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 The Sacred Cod , pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown artist, 1784. Massachusetts State House. Photo © Arthur Griffin 2017. Image courtesy of the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA Figure 1. The Sacred Cod, pine carving of a New England codfish by an unknown More
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Brock- den Brown’s 1799–1800 novel Arthur Mervyn: or, Memoirs of the Year 1793, one of the period’s most sustained treatments of the male liber- tine imagination and its effects on the credulous female reader. A...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 September 2004
... agitated, fractional movements of our reading bodies are a myriad of aborted, preconscious gestures of physical rescue.10 In Arthur Mervyn (1799), the protagonist enters a house heaped with bodies dead from the plague. Without warning, a contagious vapor assails him like a specter. This brutal surprise...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... (including ‘‘The Gold Bug The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, and his detective fiction more generally) in relation to the emerg- ing publishing industry. It is Whalen’s reading of the critically contested Paulding...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... America. Whalen situates a selec- tion of Poe’s fiction (including ‘‘The Gold Bug The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, and his detective fiction more generally) in relation to the emerg- ing publishing industry. It...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Michaels’s view, a product of the way we see each other) but not class inequality, which exists as a structural reality independent of our perceptions and cannot be fixed through attitude adjustment. Thus he lauds several contemporary artists, including Jeff Wall, Viktoria Binschtok, Phil Chang, and Arthur...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 895–908.
Published: 01 December 2001
... a brief biography and acquaints the reader with Piatt’s work. Lectures on Shakespeare. By W. H. Auden. Ed. Arthur Kirsch. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2000. xxiv, 398 pp. $29.95. Auden delivered a set of lectures on Shakespeare in 1946, and Arthur Kirsch reconstructs Auden’s words...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
... expresses itself most vividly when he first meets the brother of the English- woman who had snubbed him in America, Arthur Ashly. By coinci- dence, that man’s impression of Paul had been poisoned by a baronet who holds a grudge against the American and whose incivility leads Paul to...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Mashantucket: William Apess and the Represen- tation of Pequot Place,” 691-714. Review: Round, Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880, 657–59. Review: Snyder, Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America, 657–59. Riss, Arthur. Review...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., Le Guin, and Butler as well-known­ and well-­studied as Don DeLillo, Donald Barthelme, Burroughs, and Pynchon. Instead, that year the award went to Arthur C. Clarke for Rendezvous with Rama, and SF slipped, he contended, from the “brink of respectability” back to the wrong...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
... messiness of the idea of justice—at once an individual (possibly personal or private) code and at the same time susceptible to a codifying proceduralism (all part of the detective’s “advantage of being unofficial,” as Holmes puts it in Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Silver Blaze” [ The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “To The Person Sitting in Darkness” (1901) and A Con- necticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889), serve as a recurring motif to set up the main exegetical contributions of Harris’s research into less-studied texts. That is, her attention to relatively obscure US discourse on the ques- tion of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Arthur Redding. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 2016. vii, 161 pp. Cloth, $80.00; e-book, $79.99. Redding observes that American anti-intellectualism is a “distinctly modern historical process and product, dating from the post–Civil War period.” His goal is to reassert the significance of critical...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
... history in Hegel, Marrs argues, Melville found confirmation in Arthur Schopenhauer, whom he read late in life, after he had written Clarel (1876) and as he was assembling his last volume of poetry, Timoleon (1891). Contributing to the recent reevaluation of Melville’s postbellum career, Marrs argues...