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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 491–521.
Published: 01 September 2019
... vivid assertion of black counter-civility than in the dash cam video of the late Sandra Bland’s principled, outraged response to her pretextual traffic stop by Trooper Brian Encinia. The essay closes by considering Bland’s arrest and subsequent death in custody in the context of her own and other...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
... deliberately puns on that fear, working to undo what Brian Massumi has called its “preemptive logic.” © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 emergent trauma theory perpetrators preemptive logic violence fear References Azoulay Ariella . 2014 . “ Presidential Forum: ‘Vulnerable Times...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Brian Hochman Hochman's essay uses the work of George Washington Cable to examine a far-reaching set of debates about media technology, auditory perception, and cultural difference that emerged during the 1880s and 1890s. The first half focuses on Cable's classic dialect novel The Grandissimes...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Brian M. Reed © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 A Change in the Weather: Modernist Imagination, African American Imaginary. By Geoffrey Jacques. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. x, 185 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. Rhythm and Race in Modernist Poetry and...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Brian Russell Roberts Drawing a distinction between culturally oriented and formally oriented geographical approaches to American literary studies, this essay frames Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) as engaging with the geographical form and spatial materiality of the vast...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Brian M. Reed Duke University Press 2007 Expressionism and Modernism in the American Theatre: Bodies, Voices, Words . By Julia A. Walker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 300 pp. $75.00. Ugly Feelings . By Sianne Ngai. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2005. 432 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian M. Reed © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 John Ashbery and You: His Later Books . By John Emil Vincent. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xii, 192 pp. $32.95. Beyond Maximus: The Construction of Public Voice in Black Mountain Poetry . By Anne Day Dewey. Stanford...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Brian J. Williams This essay argues that forces of globalization have changed how American combatants define their identities within and against a foreign environment. Building on notions that soldiers construct identity by rendering foreign landscapes as Other, this piece considers how familiarity...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 781–806.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Brian Glavey Duke University Press 2007 Brian Frank O’Hara Nude with Boots: Glavey Queer Ekphrasis and the Statuesque Poet you were made in the image of God I was not I was made in the image of a sissy...
Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 4 This poster appeared in the “Places and Spaces” exhibit at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s David J. Spencer Museum in 2016. It was adapted from Chapman and Tyson 2014 . Reproduced with permission from the author, Brian Kaplan Figure 4. This poster appeared in the More
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 675.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 2006 Announcement The editorial staff at American Literature would like to express our deep appreciation to Sheryl Meyering and Brian Abel Ragen (Southern Illinois Uni- versity, Edwardsville) for their six years of energetic service as executive coordinators of the American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Review: Hart Crane’s Poetry by John T. Irwin; Nobody’s Busi- ness: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics by Brian M. Reed, 845–48. Parrish, Susan Scott. Review: Environmental Practice and Early American Lit- erature by Michael Ziser; Ariel’s Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colo...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Middle East . By Edwards Brian T. . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2016 . xv, 268 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book, $34.99 . In his emphasis on a particular historical situation, Quinn takes issue with the more distant inclinations of a world literature method that has often discussed...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writ- ing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750–1830, 399–401. Roberts, Brian Russell. “Archipelagic Diaspora, Geographical Form, and Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God,” 121–49. Sae-Saue, Jayson Gonzales. “Aztlán’s Asians: Forging and...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 437–444.
Published: 01 June 2007
... authority through ethnicity. The study complicates national—and national- ist—articulations of literature to rethink the terms culture, identity, race, and ethnicity in the Atlantic world. Thomas Boyd: Lost Author of the “Lost Generation.” By Brian Bruce. Akron, Ohio: Univ. of Akron Press. 2006...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 December 2015
.../00029831-3329698 Hart Crane’s Poetry. By John T. Irwin. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2011. xiv, 424 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $34.95. Nobody’s Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics. By Brian M. Reed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press. 2013. xix, 222 pp. $45.00. At the...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to end the friendship, the sixth sense “[holds] her back,” and she cannot shake it, or Clare, off (228). The sixth sense also tells her that her husband, Brian, is still fantasizing about “going off to Brazil” to escape “his profession and his country” (187). It also brings out her suspicions about...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Contemporary American Novel in Context. By Andrew Dix, Brian Javis, and Paul Jenner. New York: Continuum. 2011. viii, 183 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. Dix, Jarvis, and Jenner’s monograph puts the contemporary American novel not only in the context of the larger trajectory of American literary history...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Similarly, Smith distinguishes between readily recognizable big feelings (which, following Brian Massumi, she calls emotions) and more amorphous and impersonal affects, asserting that “when works appear coldest . . . they may be doing the most transformative work, coding feelings that are not yet...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
... deep imprint on the postwar American literary scene. Above the American Renaissance: David S. Reynolds and the Spiritual Imagination in American Literary Studies . Ed. Harold K. Bush and Brian Yothers. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2018. xi, 302 pp. Cloth, $90.00; paper, $28.95; e-book...