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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. By Nathaniel Lewis. Lin- coln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 297 pp. $49.95. In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830–1930. By Joel Daehnke. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Emily Satterwhite Duke University Press 2006 Emily Reading Craddock, Reading Murfree: Satterwhite Local Color, Authenticity, and Geographies of Reception You see it had never occurred to any of us that ‘‘Craddock’’ was not a man...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jessica Bardill Native Acts: Law, Recognition, and Cultural Authenticity . By Barker Joanne . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 284 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 . Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature . By Piatote...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Victoria Ramirez Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixing: Southern Fiction since the Sixties . By Suzanne W. Jones. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 346 pp. $45.95. The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures . By Jeff...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eden Osucha Duke University Press 2006 Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . By Madhu Dubey. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. ix, 284 pp. Paper, $22.00. Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity . By E. Patrick Johnson. Durham, N.C...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 673–675.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Daniel Pecchenino Real Phonies: Cultures of Authenticity in Post–World War II America . By Cheever Abigail . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2010 . viii , 312 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper , $24.95 . Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post–World...
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American Literature (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 turns...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the war ended. This gap results in part from familiar ethnocentrism in publishing and in part from a deleterious formulation of masculine authenticity in Chicano nationalist texts, which favored representations of aggressive Chicano protestors over those of ambivalent Chicano soldiers. In contrast...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in a journal called American Literature is a significant comment on the means by which regional writing can penetrate a broader literary discourse. Despite Riley’s provincialism and the obvious sentimentality of his poetry, both Howells and Twain recognized a fundamental authenticity in his expres- sion...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 820–824.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Aarthi Vadde Enumerations: Data and Literary Study . By Andrew Piper . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2018 . xiii, 243. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $27.50 ; e-book available. Passwords: Philology, Security, Authentication . By Brian Lennon . Cambridge, MA : Harvard...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 133–158.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Assassin’s Creed series, perhaps the premier historical gaming franchise, has developed an authentic-deconstructionist genre that offers convincing simulacra of historical places and events while using games’ multimedia affordances to question how historical knowledge is constructed. In Assassin’s Creed III...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jeanne Elders DeWaard Duke University Press 2002 Jeanne ‘‘Indelicate Exposure Sentiment and Law in Elders Fall River: An Authentic Narrative DeWaard In one of the many pamphlets published in the nine- teenth century about the infamous ‘‘haystack murder...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 523–551.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefan Andriopoulos Abstract How was it possible that numerous nineteenth-century readers believed in the authenticity of a made-up sensational story about a mesmerist experiment that supposedly arrested its subject between life and death? By juxtaposing Edgar Allan Poe’s “Facts in the Case of M...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
...—the scholarly acts that stand, ultimately, behind nearly any interpretation of any literary text, including genre classification, editorial presentation, and genealogical authentication—have often been versions of what Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick described in the late 1980s as “the extremely elusive and maddeningly...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2022
... challenges to scholars studying life writing from the perspectives of US literary studies, disability studies, and poverty studies. While mendicant narratives’ ambiguous authorship and departures from the truth trouble expectations of authentic and resistant self-representation, these elements offer new...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
... with an authenticity and authority reflective of the sophisticated black literary technique he champions for the remainder of his career. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Lena M. The Visual Art of Invisible Man: Hill Ellison’s Portrait of Blackness When Ralph Ellison...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 117–152.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and Late-Nineteenth-Century Ethnic Caricature 121 out of him! What a picture-gallery it is, of instantly recognizable, realizable, unassailable Authentics! Pink—oh, the shiftless, worthless, loveable black...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. By Nathaniel Lewis. Lin- coln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 297 pp. $49.95. In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830–1930. By Joel Daehnke. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Mountains, was a pseudonym for the female Mary Noailles Murfree, with the revelation, upon the publication of his 1898 story “The Wife of His Youth,” that author Charles Chesnutt was a black man. Hardwig uses these two “outings” to discuss the role of “authenticity” in regional writing...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., epitomizes this exchange. Conversely, we can imagine how the Harvey focus on authenticity and cultural tourism in the Southwest, including heritage-focused festivals and gift shops that advertise authentic Native-made art, may have informed modernists’ ideas of authenticity and cultural value. Modernist...