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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War . By Marrs Cody . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 192 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Young © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. By Julia A. Stern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2010. xv, 330 pp. $45.00. Walt Whitman and the Civil War: America's Poet during the Lost Years of 1860– 1862. By Ted Genoways. Berkeley...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...). Catherine A. John, University of Oklahoma Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War. By Elizabeth Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Andrea Levine Duke University Press 2001 Andrea Sidney Poitier’s Civil Rights: Rewriting the Levine Mystique of White Womanhood in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and In the Heat of...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jane Anna Gordon The Oracle and the Curse: A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War . By Smith Caleb . 2013 . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . xiii , 264 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book , $35.00 . Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Elizabeth Duquette To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave: American Poetry and the Civil War . By Barrett Faith . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . xiii , 336 pp. Paper , $27.95 . America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism . By Hanlon...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Alys Eve Weinbaum Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post–Civil Rights Imagination . By Tillet Salamishah . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xvi , 224 pp. $23.95 ; e-book , $23.99 . Unbecoming Americans: Writing Race and Nation from the Shadows...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association . By Gray Jonathan W. . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2013 . ix , 164 pp. Cloth , $55.00 ; paper , $30.00 . Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Alisha Gaines Duke University Press 2007 Fettered Genius: The African American Bardic Poet from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Keith D. Leonard. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2006. ix, 283 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 823–826.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Cases . By Kristin Boudreau. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus. 2006. 292 pp. Paper, $20.00. Victory of Law: The Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil War, and American Literature, 1852-1867 . By Deak Nabers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 234 pp. $49.95. Book Reviews Heartless...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Nancy Glazener Assessments of Benjamin Franklin have often been implicit assessments of civil society, whose double character of facilitating market transactions and promoting more expansive forms of public reflection have fueled competing accounts of Franklin. This essay explores Franklin's...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... of Minnesota Press. 2003. xl, 331 pp. Cloth, $63.95; paper, $22.95. Blood and Irony: Southern White Women's Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 . By Sarah E. Gardner. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 341 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 404–407.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Culture . By Fenton Elizabeth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xi, 178 pp. $65.00 . Strange Jeremiahs: Civil Religion and the Literary Imaginations of Jonathan Edwards, Herman Melville, and W. E. B. DuBois . By Stewart Carole Lynn . Albuquerque : Univ. of New Mexico...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
...] interdisciplinary discussion of unfamil- iar works Susan Kurjiaka, Florida Atlantic University Facing America: Iconography and the Civil War. By Shirley Samuels. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 186 pp. $49.95. Facing the Other: Ethical Disruption and the American Mind. By Linda Bolton. Baton...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael C. Cohen Cohen excavates the social history of the contraband song, a genre of poetry and music popular during the American Civil War. Written in the voices of “contrabands,” former slaves living under the protection of the Union army, contraband songs emerged in the intersections of...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Allison S. Curseen Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights . By Bernstein Robin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . 318 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $24.00 . Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in...