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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Dana D. Nelson, University of Kentucky Inventing the ‘‘Great Awakening By Frank Lambert. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. viii, 300 pp. $35.00. Inventing the ‘‘Great Awakening...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Benjamin Reiss This essay explores Henry David Thoreau's Walden in relation to the history of sleep, considered as a medical, biological, social, and spiritual phenomenon. Attention to Thoreau's striving for “awakening” and “alertness” has veiled his running rhetoric of dormancy: scenes and tropes...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in narratives that articulate Chicana/o political identities. In these texts, Asia and Asians provoke powerful political awakenings because transnational and interracial ideas about Asia and Asians factor significantly in the political emergence of their respective Chicana/o protagonists. However, by...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 151–179.
Published: 01 March 2010
...)coloniality. It also links his thinking to Western philosophy, including Edmund Husserl's phenomenology, in which the task of thought is frequently understood in terms of an awakening. Tuhkanen suggests that in Wright and Husserl the slippery distinction between dreaming and wakefulness is best represented by...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
... political texts, providing a rich reading of antebellum race culture in its own right. Dana D. Nelson, University of Kentucky Inventing the ‘‘Great Awakening By Frank Lambert. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the occasion for a ‘voice of reason’ to speak” (15). Miller highlights Edwards’s attempt at control by contrasting him with many other converts in the Great Awakening who used their private suffering to power their public speech—including (and especially) many of society’s most marginalized members...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... her academic prose, sensitizing her to musical echoes beyond the range of most literary critics, New Musicological and otherwise. She makes fresh hay, for example, from The Awakening ’s (1899) “participation in [the] American Wagnerian moment,” scrutinizing the novel’s pre-Eliotic allusion to...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
... feel the outrage of persecuting innocence” (90). 8 Thus passions are awakened and paradoxically soothed by the familiar pleasures of ritualized racial melodrama, encouraging a simultaneous yearning for progress and nostalgia for the past that Blackford identifies as “foundational to the mythos of...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
... race and class become tinged with renewed invocation of American exceptionalism occa- sioned by empire and consonant with religious ideas; Harris makes the sug- gestive case that empire was seen as in keeping with the evangelism of the Second Great Awakening when “American Protestantism...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
... male characters to create what are essentially female stories of submission, dependence, and a ‘rude awakening to limits (138). Prown does not attempt to recuperate O’Connor into a feminist literary tradition; instead, she makes...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 663–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... these essays, this collection proposes instructive and generative approaches to studies of gender, race, and sexu- ality that are crucial for all scholars of literature. Awakenings: The Story of the Kate Chopin Revival. Ed. Bernard Koloski. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2009. ix...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ; the meaning wouldn’t be far off. In free-produce literature, screams linger around seams, the traumas of oppression press the wearer. For some, the awakening of one’s senses to the horrors of slave produce followed from an intellectual awakening. For instance, in an anonymous poem written for the Non...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 595–624.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... America in the 1820s and 1830s was caught up in the Sec- ond Great Awakening, a multidenominational evangelical juggernaut that braided Protestant Christianity with a sense of ordained national purpose. The result, critics...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2011
... culture with multiple sites of production and distribution. The chapters document the implication of print with the rise of white male suffrage, industrialization and urbaniza- tion, the growth of national and international markets, the Great Awakening, and education reform. This volume serves to...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 445–451.
Published: 01 June 2002
... discusses the importance of place—domestic and geographical—to Chopin, who was known for her ‘‘local color’’ pieces. She also directs attention to Chopin’s entire body of work, with a chapter on her first novel, At Fault, one on The Awakening, and one on the writing of her last four years. Onoto...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... male characters to create what are essentially female stories of submission, dependence, and a ‘rude awakening to limits (138). Prown does not attempt to recuperate O’Connor into a feminist literary tradition; instead, she makes...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Masculinities, and Desire in McTeague 501 ual awakenings has led most critics to avoid McTeague and Marcus altogether.39 Many readers attribute the anxiety that McTeague feels when he is with Trina to his newfound awareness of the feminine. In light of the novel’s characterization of McTeague’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 495–523.
Published: 01 September 2004
... under- stood, is able both to sooth misfortune, and to reclaim from folly. It istoidentifythemwiththehappinessofthatnaturetowhichthey belong; to give them an interest in every species of being which sur- rounds them; and, amid the hours of curiosity and delight, to awaken those latent...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... further abjects black women by presenting them as mute objects. 2 Douglass’s masculine ideal of freedom requires this silencing. Hester’s scream performs a very specific task in the text that, once completed, renders black women’s sounds unnecessary. Her cries “awakened” Douglass to the horrors of...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as he can to awaken the political consciousness his students need to be what Freire called “co-investigators” without affirming the oppressive student/teacher dichotomy. While Brauer’s essay takes up the need to find ways to make our pedagogical practices line up with the standards of our field...