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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gretchen Murphy Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania. By Scott Trafton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2004. xix, 384 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States. By Stephanie LeMenager...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Carolyn Sorisio From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. By Mary Loeffelholz. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 275 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Managing Literacy, Mothering America: Women's Narratives on Reading and Writing in the Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sarah E. Chinn Emergent US Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century . By Patell Cyrus R. K. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . ix, 285 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper, $24.00 ; e-book available. Toward the Geopolitical Novel: US Fiction in...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Timothy Marr Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature . By Egan Jim . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . xi , 167 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $14.95 . American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth Century . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2002
... elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular verbal art, apart from the sermon’’ in seventeenth- and early-eighteenth- century America (3). His introduction and first two chapters clearly (if some- times a bit repetitiously) describe the difficulty modern readers of early lit- erature often encounter...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shirley Samuels Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing . By Beam Dorri . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2010 . 260 , viii pp. $85.00 . Radical Spiritual Motherhood: Autobiography and Empowerment in Nineteenth-Century African American Women . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Salazar Minority Reports: Identity and Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Borgstrom Michael . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv , 183 pp. $84.00 . Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Susan Kurjiaka Duke University Press 2007 Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Cindy Weinstein. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 243 pp. $ 80.00. Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Faithful Vision: Treatments of the Sacred, Spiritual, and Supernatural in Twentieth-Century African American Fiction . By James W. Coleman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2006. 252 pp. $42.95. Cross-Cultural Visions in African American Modernism...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Paul Grimstad © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Formalism, Experience, and the Making of American Literature in the Nineteenth Century . By Theo Davis. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. vi, 203 pp. $85.00. One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic . By Martha Banta...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Mark Scroggins © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery . By Helen Vendler. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. 95 pp. Cloth, $32.95; paper, $14.95. The Art of Twentieth-Century American Poetry: Modernism and After . By...
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American Literature (1 September 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 in Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Claudia Sadowski-Smith Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixture in Nineteenth-Century U.S. and Spanish American Fictions: Gender, Culture, and Nation Building . By Debra J. Rosenthal. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. 182 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Transamerican Literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law. By...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
...: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature . By Madera Judith . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 300 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper, $25.95 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Siemerling’s book has the gravitas of a textbook...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Paul Giles Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry . By Quinn Justin . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 218 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; e-book available. After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East . By Edwards Brian T. . New York...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the black community is no less complex and illuminating. While the Old Negro was influenced by the many literary and visual images of black Americans circulating during the nineteenth century, it was as much a product of black discourse as of images produced by whites. 2 This figure served a...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 863–865.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Harold K. Bush Northrop Frye and American Fiction . By Le Fustec Claude . Toronto, ON : Univ. of Toronto Press . 2015 . 238 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; e-book, $55.00 . What Would Jesus Read? Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America . By Smith Erin . Chapel...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
... seventeenth century. Although English sources reported to their authorities on the events at Amboyna in mid- to late 1623, the public didn’t learn of the events until nearly a year later when the first accounts of the bloody “business of Amboyna” were circulated in manuscript and then printed. In England...