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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Christopher Findeisen This essay argues that in its opposition to the business of college sports, the American campus novel has undergone very few changes over the past century. Debates about college sports replicate, either literally or metonymically, the assumed economic and social functions of...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America . By Matthew Frye Jacobson and Gaspar González. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 200. 234 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $19.95. Politics, Desire, and the Hollywood Novel . By Chip Rhodes. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2008. 190 pp. $34.95. Book...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 March 2015
... War literature Cold War American Novel 1945–present transnational Amercian studies References Axelsson Arne . 1990 . Restrained Response: American Novels of the Cold War and Korea, 1945–1962 . New York : Greenwood . Beattie Keith . 1998 . The Scars That Bind: American...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 747–778.
Published: 01 December 2002
... novel’s first scene, Gladney observes the students as their par- ents bring them to campus at the beginning of the academic year: the fathers are ‘‘content to measure out the time, distant but ungrudging, accomplished in parenthood, something about them suggesting mas- sive insurance coverage’’ (WN, 3...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-1880 . By Candy Gunther Brown. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xiv, 336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95; Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America . By Patricia Okker. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2004. xii, 202 pp. $37.50. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 379–407.
Published: 01 June 2005
...D. Quentin Miller Duke University Press 2005 D. Quentin Deeper Blues, or the Posthuman Prometheus: Miller Cybernetic Renewal and the Late-Twentieth- Century American Novel ‘‘In a Battle of Wits, Your Computer Will Always Win...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... masculine bravado of Oscar Zeta Acosta's Revolt of the Cockroach People (1975), for example, Alfredo Véa's 1998 novel Gods Go Begging demonstrates the tension between the warrior male ideal of Chicano nationalism and the divided loyalties of Chicano soldiers. Gods Go Begging also continues a tradition in...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 775–803.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Lena M. Hill Hill examines how art theory and plastic art objects facilitate Ellison's presentation of African American consciousness in Invisible Man . When considered alongside manuscripts of the novel in addition to letters and other archival material, the published text emerges as heavily...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 799–829.
Published: 01 December 2014
... society in explicitly gendered and religious acts of claiming control over her body. While Kahf illuminates the limits of secularism, she also sees its potential, and the novel ultimately envisions the secular context as a place in which to foster the umma —the global, transnational community to which...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... frontier in the Otsego Lake region of New York to his departure for Europe in 1826. Franklin suggests that through a carefully balanced combination of “literary acumen” and “busi- ness acumen,” Cooper “invented the very career of the American writer” (xi). By marketing his novels...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Richard Wright’s Native Son. The Farm Novel in North America: Genre and Nation in the United States, English Canada, and French Canada, 1845–1945. By Florian Freitag. Rochester, NY: Cam- den House. 2013. 364 pp. Cloth, $75.00; e-book available. If the farm is a “symbolic space” for North American...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... African Americans from low-income areas.” Situating street literature as a response to particular urban, penal, and economic changes, this book is divided into three parts: a conceptual and historical framing of the street-prison symbiosis; close readings of particular novels; and ethnographic fieldwork...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 1861. By Sharon Talley. Knoxville: Univ. of Ten- nessee Press. 2014. xxii, 432 pp. $74.00. Using feminist, poststructural, and cultural studies methodologies, Talley close reads the novels of fifteen writers, creating the first comprehensive anal- ysis of Civil War fiction by Southern women...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 908–916.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The story begins with Cooper’s departure for Europe in 1826, followed by his contentious homecoming seven years later, with its libel suits, arguments with the press, and announcement that he’d write no more books. Yet the 1840s were highly productive, as he wrote sixteen novels, innovating the genres...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Reconstructing Womanhood . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Davidson Cathy N. (1986) 2004 . Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . DuBois W. E. B. (1903) 1995 . The Souls of Black Folk . New York : Penguin . ———. (1908...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 387–416.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- dent’s house.—William Wells Brown, Clotel, or The Presi- dent’s Daughter Perhaps the most disturbing aspects of Carolivia Herron’s 1991 novel Thereafter Johnnie are the...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 591–619.
Published: 01 September 2005
... postmodernism is an explanation of what it means to be writing fiction today. We know from a couple of decades of new historicist criticism that the ‘‘rise of the novel’’ is not the ascendancy of a certain aesthetic goal but, rather, the gradual acceptance of principles by which fiction can be distinguished...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to become ever more measured (in every sense of the word), we find ourselves increasingly anxious about the various forms of exposure with which higher education now feels synonymous. We worry that our campus will be the site of the next school shooting. We worry about living without job security...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 321–355.
Published: 01 June 2000
... range: ‘‘How awful that Wright found the facile an- swers of Marxism before he learned to use literature as a means for discovering the forms of American Negro humanity 1 Indeed, when one compares their most recent novels...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Sonoma State University’s campus bookstore. Cass’s first copy of this book was, arguably, not a book at all but instead an illegally shared file into which some anonymous readers had merged various scanned chapters into a single PDF. Encountering the file on the social blogging website Tumblr.com...