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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of texts that take up this mode of invested indirection in their content and form alike, she argues for a spinster ecology that alters our notion not only of where the future lies but also of how (or if) it arrives. Ensor turns first to Silent Spring to argue that Rachel Carson’s intransitive understanding...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... by Duke University Press 2010 Jamin The New York School of Urban Ecology: Creed The New Yorker, Rachel Carson, Rowan and Jane Jacobs Although Rachel Carson is perhaps best remem- bered for dramatizing the environmental consequences of pesticide...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 87–114.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Michael Maguire Abstract This essay illuminates the history of what David Foster Wallace dubbed the “conspicuously young” novelist (CYN), drawing on a series of brief case studies (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Raymond Radiguet, Carson McCullers, Truman Capote, Sylvia Plath, and James Baldwin...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Alan Ackerman Abstract Catharine E. Beecher’s 1841 A Treatise on Domestic Economy laid the groundwork for the American environmental canon, including Walden (1854) by Henry David Thoreau and Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson. In conversation with other nineteenth-century American writers...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Kilcup’s book concludes, and moves toward midcentury with a focus on four well-known figures, Marianne Moore, Gertrude Stein, John Cage, and Rachel Carson, as well as on blues music and poetry. The Ecology of Modernism is careful not to overstate its case for an ecological reading of modernism. Schuster...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
... from Melville’s sister Augusta to his sister Helen, which identi- fies Melville’s companions on his trip to be his wife, his mother-in-­ ­law, and another sister, Frances. Melville’s letter to Duyckinck is stamped with the papermaker’s mark—“Carson’s Dalton MA”—beside which Melville has...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Moore and the Cultures of Modernity . Burlington, VT : Ashgate . Burke Kenneth . 1932 . “ The Poet and the Passwords .” New Republic 71 , August 3 , 310 – 13 . Carson Luke . 2002 . “ Republicanism and Leisure in Marianne Moore’s Depression .” Modern Language Quarterly 63...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Karen. Review: Callahan, Kin of Another Kind: Transracial Adop- tion in American Literature, 452–54. Review: Jerng, Claiming Others: Transracial Adoption and National Belonging, 452–54. Ensor, Sarah. “Spinster Ecology: Rachel Carson, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Nonreproductive Futurity,” 409–35...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2019
... “temporality of doctoring” (97). The fourth chapter traces how Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962) “is an early call for interdisciplinary and collaborative methods in approaching socioscientific problems” through tracing Carson’s letters between herself and Frank Egler, the author of the “biopsychosocial...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 151–167.
Published: 01 March 2023
... . Carpenter Faedra Chatard . 2014 . Coloring Whiteness: Acts of Critique in Black Performance . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . Carson Clayborne . 1995 . In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Cohen-Cruz Jan...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-Sickness,­ Houser Emotion, and The Echo Maker Twelve percent of bird species worldwide face extinction. Over twenty-five­ percent of land- and sea-based­ mammals are in similar distress.1 The prognostications of Rachel Carson and fellow biologist Paul...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... it. Contributors include Edward Brunner, Maria Damon, and Angela Sorby, and essays cover a range of texts from avant-­garde poems to wartime postcard messages. American Exceptionalisms: From Winthrop to Winfrey. Ed. Sylvia Söderlind and James Taylor Carson. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Burke Peter . 1996 . “Friendship in Sixteenth-Century Medieval Europe.” Groniek 134 , no. 3 : 90 – 98 . Carson Anne . 1986 . Eros the Bittersweet . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Cohen Daniel A. 2011 . “Rewriting the Token of Love: Sentimentalists...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 571–599.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the nation (Chaplin and McMahon 2015b : 2–5; Carson 2015 ; Heinich 2015 ). Yet this same, seemingly democratic idea of genius was also often mobilized during the nineteenth century to exclude women, people of color, and the working classes from full democratic citizenship, thus in effect naturalizing...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
... by the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962) gave 1970s activists a potent symbolic vocabulary with which to draw widespread attention to the effects of radiation on the natu- ral landscape.26 Equally appealing to antireactor advocates, especially when they considered the limited success...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 449–460.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- vations about their friendshipby Hugh Kenner, Paul Mariani, and Donald Davie. Illumination and Night Glare:The Unfinished Autobiography of Carson McCullers . Ed. Carlos L. Dews. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
... American Literature century ecology, either as a science or as a popular political movement. The book offers little support for his assumption that ‘‘twentieth-century ecology’’ grew out of nineteenth-century natural history, and his argument that Rachel Carson and Loren Eiseley ‘‘revitalize...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Carson McCullers, and Ernest Hemingway. In Cather’s 1907 story ‘‘On the Gull’s Road Judith Butler explains, the narrator has an ambiguous sexual and gender identity that is mel- ancholic and self...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 898–901.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of “queer literary transmission” in and across works by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, William Faulkner, and Anne Carson. Although these writers are concerned, Ohi acknowledges, with transmitting queer knowledge, their texts thematize and perform the difficulty of doing...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 434–437.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a chapter on how Kathy Acker, Dodie Bellamy, Anne Carson, or Gretchen Henderson employs metamedial strategies. Another strange omission is that of poetry, which goes largely unmentioned. For a very long time, poets have drawn attention to the material conditions of language using techniques Starre might...