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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
...) and Sylvia Beach's memoir Shakespeare and Company (1956) use ideas about consumer capitalism espoused by U.S. consumer elites (policy makers, industrialists, and public relations professionals) to construe their authors as American modernists. In these two texts, Stein and Beach regard consumption as...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Christopher Beach Ed. Herbert Bergman, Douglas Noverr, and Edward Recchia. New York: Peter Lang. 1998. lxx, 590 pp. $44.95. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246 Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Diarmuid Hester Abstract In this article I consider the impact of New York school poetry and New York punk rock on the Los Angeles literary scene of the 1970s and 1980s. I explore a distinct group of poets that emerged around a Venice Beach, California, literary arts center but was profoundly East...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
... archipelago that W. E. B. DuBois, in his description of the planetary color line, referred to as “the islands of the sea.” The insular spaces upon which the novel relies include Key West, Palm Beach, the Caribbean, Hellas, the Malay Archipelago, and others. Each of these spaces exerts parallax influence upon...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Carlo Rotella By Chris Messenger. Albany: SUNY Press. 2002. viii, 344 pp. Cloth, $75.50;paper, $25.95. By Christopher Beach. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. viii, 241 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.00. 2003 458 American Literature...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Beach. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. viii, 241 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.00. These two studies take essentially literary approaches to popular culture. Messenger’s reading of The Godfather...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Beach couches this account of generic mutation within the outline of a his- torical argument featuring the Production Code, the waning of Depression-era class consciousness, the postwar expansion of the middle class, and a grow...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2005
... critic and the American historian. Christopher Beach, in an American Literature review of volume 1 (March 2000), noted that The Journalism provides ‘‘much grist for the mill’’ of Whit- man criticism and scholarship. This is especially true when comparing not only what Whitman was writing but also...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... when it comes to the issues central to the two books I discuss here: the ocean and mass extinction. From garbage patches to bleached coral, beached whales, and acidification, from bees to polar bears, the news is uniformly bad. Environmentalist stories tend toward the melancholy arc of decline, drawing...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 815–837.
Published: 01 December 2016
...] a world into being.” The flooding of lower Manhattan and the electrical outage below 14th Street, the drownings in Midland Beach, Staten Island—these events, among others such as fires in Queens and massive flooding along the New Jersey coast, exceeded what many of us could imagine, pushing people...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... started, most notably Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare and Company. At the same time, Monro edited and published two magazines, the Poetry Review and Poetry and Drama,aswellasaseriesofGeorgian Poetry anthologies, all of which...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2005
... these two volumes have never before been reprinted. Most engagingly, these editorials and short journalistic pieces establish Whitman as a touchstone in his time for both the literary critic and the American historian. Christopher Beach, in an American Literature review of volume 1 (March 2000...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
... catastrophe, the spy thriller, the political novel) failed as an aesthetic project precisely because it sought to represent politics directly. The read- ings of individual texts (Nevil Shute’s On the Beach, for instance) are often superb, as Végso´´ is able to demonstrate how a modernist “formal...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Caribbean Designs in Mary Seacole and Sui Sin Far “Falling away before us, tiers of banana trees, a cur- tain of dense green foam between us and the land. . . . These beaches are up for grabs.” Édouard Glissant, pondering centuries of domina- tion and dislocation by...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., William, like Locksley, kept a diary in which he framed his perception of the Amazon through the metaphor of painting: O to be a big painter for here was a big subject! Nothing could be more simple. The plain beach, the red West, the giant trunks with their crooked crowns & roots, (the largest...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 March 2014
... , eds. 1993 . Imperial Power and Regional Trade: The Caribbean Basin Initiative . Waterloo, ON : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press . Ball Charlene M. 2001 . “ Old Magic, New Fury: The Theophany of Afrekete in Audre Lorde’s ‘Tar Beach .”’ NWSA Journal 15 , no. 1 : 61 – 85 . Bishop...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... within the context of his own tentative commission to design the Pal- myra Club in Palm Beach. As Bruno says about the commission, “You’re gonna be famous, huh?” and, in fact, there is significant professional prestige if Guy’s design is successful (Highsmith 2001, 32). As Bruno rambles about his...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Dolski. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2016. xxiii, 310 pp. Cloth, $45.00; e-book, $45.00. In American military lingo, D-day refers to any military operation launching date. Most Americans, though, associate D-day with the June 6, 1944, allied invasion of Normandy’s beaches, conjuring images...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the beaches / for the natives’’ while nervously staring at themselves in the waters off Waikīkī Beach: Tseng 2000.8.30 14:28 OCV:0 The Trans-Americanization of Hawai‘i 527 you’renot...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 227–240.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Eugene Jolas. Ed. Andreas Kramer and Rainer Rumold. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 1999. xxxix, 326 pp. $30.00. ‘‘We went to the Shakespeare Bookshop in the Rue de l’Odeon and asked Sylvia Beach to speak...