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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Christopher Bundrick bundrick@sc.edu Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820–1860 . By Katharine A. Burnett , Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2019 . xi, 266 pp. Cloth, $49.95 . Autonomy: The Social...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of Ottawa America’s Culture of Terrorism: Violence, Capitalism, and the Written Word.ByJef- fory A. Clymer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003. xii, 277 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $19.95. Crimes of Art and Terror. By Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 206–209.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in Nineteenth-Century America. By Dana Luciano. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 345 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. Mourning Modernity: Literary Modernism and the Injuries of American Capitalism. By Seth Moglen. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xviii, 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., in particular as they stage economic tensions between the North and the South. On the one hand, the Jew as depicted in this work embodies the threat of Northern capitalism, which many in the South viewed as an overwhelmingly powerful force. On the other hand, the Jew of these novels acts as a figure...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 200.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and, by extension, on the social regime of capital, it is also clear (as the work of Nancy Cott, Mary Ryan, Christine Stansell, Karen Sanchez-Eppler, and Robyn Wiegman variously suggests) that antebellum feminism was ideologi...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Cynthia Dobbs Duke University Press 2002 Cynthia Flooded: The Excesses of Geography, Dobbs Gender, and Capitalism in Faulkner’s If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem Overshadowed by his four masterpieces of the late 1920s and 1930s (The Sound...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Christopher Nealon Duke University 2004 Christopher Camp Messianism, or, the Hopes of Nealon Poetry in Late-Late Capitalism Recent innovative North American poetry is a good place for thinking about the status of a new aesthetics, since it’s been busy writing...
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American Literature 10575204.
Published: 17 March 2023
...R. Joshua Scannell scannellrj@newschool.edu The Black Technical Object: On Machine Learning and the Aspiration of Black Being . By Ramon Amaro . Berlin : Sternberg Press . 2023 . 152 pp. Paper $25 . The Digitally Disposed: Racial Capitalism and the Informatics of Value...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2007 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor . By Grace Kyungwon Hong. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxxiv, 190 pp. Cloth, $58.50; paper, $19.50. Incorporations: Race...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 468–471.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Victor Bascara The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction . By Caroline Rody. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xx, 196 pp. $65.00. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University . By Mark Chiang...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 610–612.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2006. 187 pp. $50.00. Capital Speculations: Writing and Building Washington, D.C . By Sarah Luria. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2005. 196 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $26.00. Book Reviews Securing the Commonwealth: Debt...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 823–826.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dawn Keetley Duke University Press 2007 The Kentucky Tragedy: A Story of Conflict and Change in Antebellum America . By Dickson D. Bruce Jr. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 176 pp. $40.00. The Spectacle of Death: Populist Literary Responses to American Capital...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Leonard Cassuto Capital Letters: Authorship in the Antebellum Literary Market . By Dowling David . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2009 . 217 pp. $39.95 . The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing . By McGurl Mark . Cambridge : Harvard Univ...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Edlie Wong Against the Gallows: Antebellum American Writers and the Movement to Abolish Capital Punishment . By Jones Paul Christian . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . x , 230 pp. $35.00 . Remaking Custom: Law and Identity in the Early American Republic...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
...John Mac Kilgore Engaging in a long-standing debate about how to understand post-Reconstruction era “spectacle lynching,” Kilgore's essay revisits Charles Chesnutt's 1901 novel The Marrow of Tradition in light of current theories of racial violence read through the logics of corporate capitalism...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeffory A. Clymer Duke University Press 2006 Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-Century America . By Todd Vogel. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 194 pp. Cloth, $62.00; paper, $22.95. The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., expectations of technological and capital- ist progress, and exploitative relations with the environment were explicitly (although not always successfully) challenged. In both periods, writers used the rhetorical device of identifying American landscape with different kinds of bodies or body parts...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2020
...) and The Pit (1903) offer a case study of a naturalist Capitalocene aesthetics, one capable of capturing global capitalism’s destructive planetary agency. As a student at the University of California at Berkeley, Frank Norris was exposed to Joseph LeConte’s influential theory of the Psychozoic era, a proto...