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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 647–648.
Published: 01 September 2001
... again and again to good effect in making her points. But it does seem that she misses many opportunities to distinguish Hammett and Chandler from their hardboiled peers, men who saw themselves as ‘‘workmen’’ and not as ‘‘artists as Smith argues (31). Ham- mett and Chandler definitely saw themselves as...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 151–182.
Published: 01 March 2019
... narrative of artistic production will ultimately help us understand not only the interlocking structure of the publishing and film industries in the late 1970s but also the ways in which the inequality in the media industries during that time prefigured and helped to justify the growing social inequality...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 March 2003
... relevance, beyond a quantitative presence, of the African American voice in the public arena. Stephen Knadler, Spelman College 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 207 of 252 The Artist as Outsider in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2000
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... alongside Rebecca Harding Davis’s tale of tragic artistic labor, “Life in the Iron Mills.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 aesthetic regime romantic authorship genius copyright intellectual labor author compensation Jacques Rancière In his extended and alluring discussions...
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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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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 4 Women as nodes (artist unknown; Barnard, “-.- .-—. An Electro-Mechanical Romance,” Scribner’s Monthly , May 1875, 41) Figure 4. Women as nodes (artist unknown; Barnard, “-.- .-—. An Electro-Mechanical Romance,” Scribner’s Monthly, May 1875, 41) More
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Ashes Taken for Fire: Aesthetic Modernism and the Critique of Identity . By Kevin Bell. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2007. x, 252 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Modernism on File: Writers, Artists, and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Martha J. Cutter Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 . By Adam Sonstegard . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014 . xiv, 230 pages. Cloth, $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Immersive Words: Mass Media, Visuality, and American...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Long before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America . Ed. Thomas A. Foster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 405 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Gay Artists in Modern American Culture...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tyler Nickl Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 . By Schuyler David . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 206 pp. $29.95 . Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition . By Sachs Aaron . New...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 650–653.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2015 . 199 pp. Cloth , $87.50 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Renunciation: Acts of Abandonment by Writers, Philosophers, and Artists . By Posnock Ross . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 415 pp. Cloth , $46.50 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as words “we” said rather than words put in the mouths of others. Subtle changes in Moore’s well-known poem “Silence” show her questioning the kind of artistic superiority displayed in the act of quotation, while her letters to various correspondents allow us to connect her changing notion of...
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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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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy , September 23, 1949 Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy, September 23, 1949 More
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 799–830.
Published: 01 December 2008
... notions of rhythm and kinaesthetic performance that originated in the new sciences of psychology and anthropology and were popularized by artists and intellectuals such as Isadora Duncan and Mary Austin. Using Duncan and the opera singer Olive Fremstad as models, Stein and Cather developed rhythmic...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of limited monopoly rights to artists, and also to protect art (and by extension, artists) from unfair uses by the public. These two aims, which we might loosely categorize as public and private, find useful analogues in Lionel Trilling's concepts of “sincerity” and “authenticity.” The essay then...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Alex Beringer It is widely assumed that the American comic strip “begins” in the 1890s with the multipanel sequences appearing in Sunday newspapers. This essay challenges this periodization by looking to an archive of humor magazines from the 1850s and 60s. As early as 1852, artists including Frank...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 315–345.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy , September 23, 1949 Figure 10 The artist’s physical state as character extension. From Bushmiller, Nancy, September 23, 1949 ...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the temporality of kinship lines more broadly. Bechdel represents this queering of generation and kinship as a constituent part of the young Alison’s coming-of-age as a queer comics artist; this temporal reworking simultaneously makes possible a queer reparative web of affiliation. Building on Eve...