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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction . By Charles E. Gannon. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2005. 311 pp. Cloth, $82.50; paper, $26.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... $65.00. The Grateful Slave: The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture . By George Boulukos. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 280 pp. $95.00. The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro . By Mark Whalan. Gainesville: Univ. Press of...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 626–628.
Published: 01 September 2009
... British and American Modernism . By Patricia E. Chu. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. xi, 196 pp. $101.00. Pop Modernism: Noise and the Reinvention of the Everyday . By Juan A. Suárez. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2007. x, 321 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $25.00. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Timothy Sweet Duke University Press 2007 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World . By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 344 pp. $49.95. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature . By James...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Stephen Knadler Playing in the White: Black Writers, White Subjects . By Stephanie Li . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . 299 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Africans in the British Imagination: English Narratives of the Early Atlantic World . By Cassander...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 779–810.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Paul Giles Duke University Press 2002 Paul Narrative Reversals and Power Exchanges: Giles Frederick Douglass and British Culture Within the last thirty years, Frederick Douglass’s first two autobiographies—Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Waleed F. Mahdi Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature . By Hassan Waïl S. . Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xvi, 259 pp. Cloth , $73.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book available. Contemporary Arab-American...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Weyler Karen A. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2013 . xiii, 311 pp. Cloth , $74.95 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book, $24.95 . Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America . By Gould Philip . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . xi, 217 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Katie McGettigan Abstract This article uses Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s experience in the transatlantic literary market to analyze how British publishers constructed antebellum American literature as a cultural commodity and an aesthetically valuable tradition through their material texts...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Wendy W. Walters This essay juxtaposes two readings of J. M. W. Turner's 1840 painting, Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On : one by British art historian John Ruskin and the other by contemporary Jamaican novelist Michelle Cliff. To examine the racial and national...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 647–675.
Published: 01 December 2008
... appeared in Philadelphia and New York as a vehicle of American social liberality toward women, developing a theme barely visible in Lemierre, and as the rare product of an American author on a U.S. stage otherwise dominated by British dramas and actors. Replaced in U.S. theaters by Marianna Starke's...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael A. Chaney Chaney analyzes cartoons representing slaves and slavery from the British satirical periodical Punch, or the London Charivari to argue that African American readers such as Frederick Douglass engaged in an evolving role as readers, interpreters, and users of Punch 's iconographic...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Toni Wall Jaudon In a recent journal issue, Jordan Alexander Stein and Justine Murison observe that work on non-Protestant religions has the potential to upend conventional accounts of religion’s place in British America. Taking up that challenge, Jaudon’s essay discusses Revolutionary-era literary...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 509–540.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Hochman Abstract When Nella Larsen’s story “Sanctuary” appeared in the Forum in 1930, readers noted its similarity to “Mrs. Adis,” a tale by the popular British writer Sheila Kaye-Smith. Scholars concur that “Sanctuary” turns a story about British class-consciousness into a story of African...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Carrie Hyde Hyde reassesses the relationship between natural and civil rights by tracking the climatological metaphors that shape representations of the 1841 slave revolt aboard the Creole , in which 135 slaves obtained freedom by redirecting a US ship to the British territory of Nassau, Bahamas...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Edlie Wong Wong's essay charts the legal controversies over slaves brought into New England after Massachusetts Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw's forceful application of the celebrated British civil suit, Somerset v. Stewart (1772), in the landmark case of the slave girl Med, or Commonwealth v. Aves...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jake Mattox According to his 1868 biography, in 1852 Martin Delany had been elected mayor of the Nicaraguan town of San Juan del Norte, a port attracting gold rush travelers, international capitalists, canal engineers, Miskito Indians, free African Americans, and British subjects. This claim was...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1850 , 1). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 11688.g.22. Used with permission Figure 1. “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 3 “Moonlight,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1853 , 188). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 1570/1285. Used with permission Figure 3. “Moonlight,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 4 “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1853 , 217). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 1570/1285. Used with permission Figure 4. “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by More