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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Barbara Foley Duke University Press 2000 Barbara From Wall Street to Astor Place:Historicizing Foley Melville’s ‘‘Bartleby’’ 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 91 of 246 In recent years critics have been callingfor a...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 915.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Permission to publish excerpts from letters in the Claude McKay Collection at Yale is courtesy of the Literary Representative for the Works of Claude McKay, Schom­burg Center for Research in Black Culture, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. DOI 10.1215/00029831...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- nating in the Astor Place Riot, to illuminate tensions in Whitman’s and Mel- ville’s work, for instance, and his chapter on the complex interaction of drama 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 190 of 232 with fiction in James’s work is one of the volume’s best...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Ackerman himself succeeds best in the individual chapters. He makes fresh use of the well-known rivalry between William Macready and Forrest, culmi- nating in the Astor Place Riot, to illuminate tensions in Whitman’s and Mel...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 June 2004
... York—and with the contemporaneous discourse about those strugglessuggesting that the Astor Place riot of 1849 ‘‘provides a covert historical subtext’’ to the story.8 Sheila Post-Lauria, unearthing the labor history of the text in a different way, relates its publicationhistoryBartlebyspublisher...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... – 41 . Miller Tice L. 2007 . Entertaining the Nation: American Drama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries . Carbondale : Southern Illinois Univ. Press . Moody Richard . 1958 . The Astor Place Riot . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . ———. 1960 . Edwin Forrest...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2007
... to Harry Lehr locates it as a term of denigration in the fields of class and masculinity.10 Despite her friend’s misgivings about Harry, Lehr pursues a correspondence with him and is pleased when he arranges for her to meet his friends: Mrs. Astor, Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, Mrs. Hermann Oelrichs...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... appearing on stage, was in the pit, the boxes, and the gallery.”32 He was also on the street in front of the Astor Place Theater in 1849 when Figure 2  Poster of the actor Frank S. Chanfrau as the character Mose, as performed in A Glance at New York and other plays in the Mose...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 305–333.
Published: 01 June 2003
... idler and depending in part on the patronage of John Jacob Astor, while at the same time, writers such as the sensationalist city-profiler George Foster and the trans- planted transcendentalist Margaret Fuller, both working...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. composites of racial “types”; photographer J. T. Zealy’s “zoological” visual records; antislavery cartes de visites; and depictions of fugitive slaves. These depictions, while certainly part of a larger cultural effort to...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 305–332.
Published: 01 June 2010
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2004
... example, the John Jacob Astors and Cornelius Vanderbilts satisfactorily embodied ideologies of self-making because they were synonymous with the personality-driven enterprises they developed and oversaw. Just a few years after William’s Rockefeller sighting and Henry’s account of his reencounter...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... “The late John Jacob Astor, a personage little given to poetic enthusiasm, had no hesitation on pronouncing my first grand point to be prudence; my next, method” (14). None of which sounds particularly emotional , least of all when we compare the narrator’s reputed “prudence” and “method” to the...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 91–117.
Published: 01 March 2003
... City who wanted to see a moving picture ‘‘installation’’ or ‘‘exhibit as they were often called, would have had several choices: the eight- reel Italian spectacle Quo Vadis at the Astor Theatre, Thomas Ince’s five-reel The...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
... replied that she should ‘‘go and get her living as other prostitutes do 1 Then he went to the police to accuse her of vagrancy and prostitution. One night later, Norman tracked him down and plunged a dirk knife into his chest as he arrived at the exclu- sive Astor House. Ballard survived, but the...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as he and Jacobs crossed from slaveholding Baltimore into free Philadelphia, directed the slave: “‘Call me Mr. Sawyer; and if anybody asks you who you are, and where you are going, tell them that you are a free man, and hired by me Once in New York City, Jacobs slipped away from the Astor...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 495–520.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
... III— this time not in his own theater but downtown, in Hampton’s Hotel, next door to the elegant Park Theater, which was owned by John Jacob Astor and John Beekman. A week afterward, on 16 January, the fol- lowing account ran in the Commercial Advertiser: African Theatre.—We published a few...