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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Timothy Sweet The Civil War Dead and American Modernity . By Ian Finseth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 286 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War . By Eliza Richards . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Cody Marrs Marrs's essay considers how Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (1866) provides an immanent account, or inside narrative, of the author's transition from novelist to poet. Focusing on the relation between his figurations of time and the structures of his verse, Marrs argues...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the sign language to scout for General George Armstrong Custer at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn; Pretty Shield’s account of the sign language in this battle additionally provides a rare and understudied interpretation of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and of the larger American frontier...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Dunbar’s grievously understudied 1901 novel The Fanatics , a historical fiction of the war years that focuses on the white North and argues that the Unionists who battled the Confederacy did so only because they wrongly believed that the war’s purpose had nothing to do with enslaved Black Americans...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 2 Statue of fictional General Quincy T. Harris in Saint Denis defaced with the word coward . Text below reads, “Hero of the War of Northern Aggression / honored for his courageous leadership in the 1864 Battle of Scarlett Meadows.” Screenshot by author More
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Deak Nabers Duke University Press 2003 Deak ‘‘Victory of LAW Melville and Reconstruction Nabers 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet 5 of 252 In his famous ‘‘Supplement’’ to Battle-Pieces...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... The juxtaposition of Steinbeck’s literary piece with official war psychiatry documents thus leads the reader to reflect on the ways that psychiatric discourse on “battle anxiety”—in particular discussions of what constitutes ordinary and extraordinary experience during wartime—has pervaded and shaped, as well...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Underhill’s narrative is especially well known for its figure of the Mystic Fort attack, a stylized representation of the fort and the battle (see fig. 2 ). If we consider this image in comparison to the widely circulated image of torture in Amboyna, we may illuminate the logics of colonial violence...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the extant texts, with copies in multiple formats existing in several locations. As we will see, a number of mendicant authors also sold versions of the same song, appending their names and regiments to a generic account of wounding in battle. Texts written or sold by disabled Civil War veterans...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- rative associations in the context of contemporary suburbia. Franzen clearly tries to preserve an outsider’s, touristic view of his former hometown for New Yorker readers, and as a result, the suburb emerges as the site for an ideological battle about region and literary value...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity. By Jaime Javier Rodríguez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2010. xiv, 306 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $30.00. Rodríguez’s The Literatures of the U.S.-Mexican War and Fuller’s From Battle- fields Rising straddle the literary battle lines...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 621–636.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of fruition. Dana D. Nelson Vanderbilt University Guest Co-Editor, 1998–99 When I read Cathy Davidson’s piece in the seventy-fifth anniversary issue just a week ago, I had a wave of memories about my relation- ship to American Literature as a graduate student. In those days, there were two battles...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 133–158.
Published: 01 March 2022
... ). This statement cleverly plays with contradictory meanings. On the one hand, it holds a realist-reconstructionist promise to show players an accurate representation of the past, but it also offers a conspiracist view in which the shadowy battle between secret societies is the engine of history. The conspiracist...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
... spiritual victory as possible in isolation from the other. Repetition, apposition, and sound play underline the relation of the two types of battles. The “one by / one” fighting of the soldiers gives focus to the poem and public form to private ethical battles. Unconscious blindness is a communal...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 719–745.
Published: 01 December 2009
... style. Charles Battle Loomis mocks Crane’s correspondence work by imagining the latter’s response to the news that he has missed the battle at Mati: “The fight must have been between the Greeks and the Turks, and so it was full of my favor- ite color, red—Turkey red.” The caricature...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2001
... visibility of female political reformers coincided with another backlash against female preaching within evangelical congregations: the battle over preach- ing became a ‘‘battle over women’s proper place’’ (283). The resurgence in Tseng...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... ) 1995 . “ Shiloh. A Requiem .” In Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War , 63 . New York : Da Capo Press . Morris Roy . 1995 . Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company . New York : Crown . Owens David M. 2006 . The Devil’s Topographer: Ambrose Bierce and the American War Story...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
... be done. Thirty million peo- ple have been ground into the muck and dust of Asia on this battle- ground. The struggle is not only between armies, but between systems, ours below the 38th Parallel, theirs above. Which system is better? Which half of Korea will recover first (Frank 1953, 23). Today...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... was treated to a calm exposition of party principles as echoing the val- ues of an American Revolution marked less by violence than by reason- able thought. Thus Forrest refuses to recount the scenes of battle by which the colonies wrested liberty but instead celebrates “the glorious charter of liberty...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
... where fathers are noticeably absent, as in the campfire favorite ‘‘Just before the Battle, Mother That song, like so much else Fahs considers, is publicly available and yet privately reassuring, bound...