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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Sweet If the Northern press valorized women’s domestic roles, the women of Daneen Wardrop’s Civil War Nurse Narratives turned this role to a public purpose. Faced with the challenge of gaining the reader’s approval—since close contact with men’s bodies could be seen as disreputable...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Timothy Sweet The Civil War Dead and American Modernity . By Ian Finseth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 286 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War . By Eliza Richards . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (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 (2004) 76 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Thomas H. Kane Duke University 2004 Thomas H. Mourning the Promised Land: Martin Luther Kane King Jr.’s Automortography and the National Civil Rights Museum When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech on the night of 3 April 1968...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., University of Virginia The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. By Linda M. Grasso. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. xi, 249 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $18.95. The Language of War: Literature and Culture in the U.S. from the Civil War through...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... resourcefulness of this indomitable ex-slave. Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War. By Lisa A. Long. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 344 pp. $49.95. Mark Twain and Medicine: ‘‘Any Mummery Will Cure By K. Patrick Ober...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 209 pp. $47.95...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Kathleen Diffley By Alice Fahs. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xi, 410 pp. $39.95. 2003 Reviews The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861–1865.By 6986 AMERICAN LITERATURE...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 192–193.
Published: 01 March 2000
... A Voice of Thunder: A Black Soldier’s Civil War. By George E. Stephens. Ed. Donald Yacovone. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 1998. xxi, 350 pp. Cloth, $26.95; paper, $18.95. Donald Yacovone provides...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (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 (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...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 404–407.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and 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 (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 (2019) 91 (3): 587–617.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Julius B. Fleming, Jr. Abstract This essay examines the cultural and political work of the Free Southern Theater, specifically how this company used plantations, porches, and cotton fields in order to build a radical black southern theater in the civil rights movement. Staging plays like Samuel...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Andreá N. Williams Ghosts of the African Diaspora: Re-visioning History, Memory, and Identity . By Joanne Chassot . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2018. xii, 247 pp. Cloth, $95.00 ; paper, $45.00 ; e-book, $7.99 . How to Read African American Literature: Post-Civil...