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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Blake Allmendinger By Noreen Groover Lape. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2000. x, 224 pp. Cloth,$59.95; paper, $24.95. 2001 Book Reviews 429 West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Fron- tiers. By Noreen...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Victor Román Mendoza © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility. By Christine So. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2007. x, 178 pp. Cloth, $49.00; paper, $26.95. Border Fictions: Globalization, Empire, and Writing at the Boundaries of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
... visual 640 American Literature representation: a cartoon of cross-dressing Confederate soldiers in Missouri may, on the surface, feminize the Confederacy, but it also expresses anxi- eties about the many borders that all American men cross as they migrate westward. Samuels is equally...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Richard T. Rodríguez © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature . By John Morán González. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2009. xiv, 259 pp. $50.00. Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of Puerto Rico . By...
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Figure 1 A panel from Randolph Rogers’s “Columbus Doors” (1859), bordered by Bartholomew Columbus (right) and Irving’s face (below). Image courtesy of the Architect of the US Capitol Figure 1. A panel from Randolph Rogers’s “Columbus Doors” (1859), bordered by Bartholomew Columbus (right) and More
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Sam B. Girgus Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies . By Wilson George M. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . viii , 220 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 . Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship . By Auerbach Jonathan . Durham, NC : Duke Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 714–716.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Houston Baker and Dana Nelson en- vision it, less preoccupied with exhausted images of patriarchal white- ness and rural idyll and more concerned with understanding the U.S. South as ‘‘thick’’ with border-crossings of every sort: racial, gendered, regional, transnational. Our own thinking about these...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Rafael Pérez-Torres Duke University Press 2006 Narratives of Greater Mexico: Essays on Chicano Literary History, Genre, and Borders . By Héctor Calderón. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2004. 312 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $22.95. Life in Search of Readers: Reading (in) Chicano/a Literature . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Kwakiutl L. Dreher © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Lost Bodies: Inhabiting the Borders of Life and Death . By Laura E. Tanner. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 264 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $19.95. Identifying Marks: Race, Gender, and the Marked Body in Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... This essay elucidates the genre’s contemporary contours in the work of US Latin@ writers, including Héctor Tobar, Sonia Nazario, Daniel Alarcón, and Daniel Hernandez, whose lives and writings traverse multiple American borders as they cover issues like undocumented migration, narcopolitics, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
...—although more inclusive than the Puritan state church—nevertheless excludes Indian religiosity from its Protestant borders. Yet Child still obliquely registers how even a purportedly autonomous domesticity remains caught in processes of mutual fragilization that characterize secularity. © 2015 by Duke...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... powerful affective tactics help identify “rogues” to be eradicated—either colonial rogues, a “rogue procedure,” or a “rogue state”—hardening the border-focused feelings of disgust into hegemonic control. The essay concludes by taking a cue from the Puritans about embracing the inevitability of encountering...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... on the borders of the food system and compelling to contemporary ecocriticism. Ecocriticism has relied until now on traditional agrarian ideals that privilege long-term inhabitation of place as a basis for responsible citizenship. Through close readings of Wendell Berry’s stories and essays, Helena...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... too is our enabling kinship with it. What remains is an irresolvable fear regarding the uncertain borders between persons and environments. The essay concludes with a consideration of the implications of such a fear for ecocriticism. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Matthew A. The Nature of...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 807–834.
Published: 01 December 2010
... literary resurrection of a destroyed snake effigy mound once central to the Blood Run earthworks site, located on what is now the Iowa-South Dakota border, which she performs by citing the terrestrial form and celestial alignments of the majestic Serpent Mound extant in southern Ohio. Analysis of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- tion and intermarriage. This special issue is not restricted to discussions of the United States and its native populations; textual borders may be extended to Canada and Mexico and their peoples. Scholars from a variety of fields and...