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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Duke University Press 2006 Jennifer L. The Biological Clock: Fleissner Edith Wharton, Naturalism, and the Temporality of Womanhood ‘‘You’reveryskilfulbutwomen are not quite as simple as clocks...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the machinations of this figure were often identified with American Literature, Volume 77, Number 2, June 2005. Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 260 American Literature the clocks, watches, and industrial machinery that were regulating and accelerating the tempo of American life as...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... 1997 . Mastered by the Clock: Time, Slavery, and Freedom in the American South . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Spillers Hortense J. 2003 . “ Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book .” In Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 723–753.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the development of Hawthorne’s imagination. The Town Pump’s playful meditation on the virtues of temperance, broadly conceived, opens with an invocation to the hour that announces the implicit connection between drink and time: “Noon, by the north clock! Noon, by the east! High noon, too, by these hot...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... information in society. In this light, Fearing’s murder mystery The Big Clock (1946) appears as a meditation on the inescapability of the logic of office work. Even Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941) exemplifies the all-encompassing power of the corporation to shape literary ventures in that his...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the perturbations of those ideals often surface as disruptions to sleep: factory whistles, alarm clocks, shrieking trains, caffeine, heavy food, stimulating gossip, fear of spirits, anxiety, the cries of newsboys. While this rhetoric is often metaphorical (“moral reform is the effort to throw...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 911–931.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., directly contradicting the regime of ‘‘simultaneity which Benedict Anderson posits as the hallmark of the nation. Against that regime—against Anderson’s account of national time as ‘‘homo- geneous empty timemeasured by clock and calendar’’10—Bha- bha calls attention to many alternate temporalities...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... jazz not as inert raw material, but as a distinctly African American temporality that schooled modern fiction by disrupting the “machinations of objective clock time” (7). Deep in the weeds of individual texts, Barnhart’s musically sophisticated effort to show how jazz “talks back to the novel” (1...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 335–361.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Mikko Tuhkanen Duke University Press 2007 Mikko ​“Out of Joint”: Passing, Haunting, and Tuhkanen the Time of Slavery in Hagar’s Daughter . . . that mystic clock, whose ticking is rarely heard in the slaveholder’s breast.—Harriet Jacobs...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 587–617.
Published: 01 September 2019
... consistently been forced to work quickly—to move to the crushing clock of racial capitalism. Theorizing what he calls “clock-regulated slave labor,” historian Mark M. Smith ( 1997 : 2) explains that the clock became “the planters’ weapon of choice in their ongoing battle with their chattel” (5). In this sense...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... years a rosy life-in-death,” Newland hears the “tick of the monumental ormolu clock on the white marble mantelpiece [grow] as loud as a minute-gun” (72, 74). A minute gun, shot at intervals of one minute at funerals of state, ceremonially com- memorates the past for the living; the glacier...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 667–674.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Portrait of a Lady (1881) and seeing the many fingerprints of Scribner’s compositors, Anesko better appreciated James’s errors and the hybrid endeavor of his authorship. From consistency errors in clock time to the fact that Lord Warburton ages seven years instead of the correct five in the New York...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... discrepancy between the temporality of “queer modes of experience and the rational, clock-based­ existence of the mainstream,” the editors of this volume have collected essays that offer queer engagements 688 American Literature with untimeliness, futurity, and the uses of historical time...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Stuart . 1997 . Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660–1785 . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . ...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 629–652.
Published: 01 September 2003
... buys for Lolita, whom he has just described as looking like ‘‘the small ghost of somebody I hadjustkilledfourbooks of comics, a box of candy, a box of sanitary pads, two cokes, a manicure set, a travel clock with a...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
... through the usual figures of spatial (usually west- ward) expansion but through transformations in the imagination of tempo- rality. Finding compelling links between material culture and philosophies of time, Allen argues that factors as diverse as the manufacture of clocks and the emergence...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...) expansion but through transformations in the imagination of tempo- rality. Finding compelling links between material culture and philosophies of time, Allen argues that factors as diverse as the manufacture of clocks and the emergence of the science of geology should compel us to see the growth...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
... through the usual figures of spatial (usually west- ward) expansion but through transformations in the imagination of tempo- rality. Finding compelling links between material culture and philosophies of time, Allen argues that factors as diverse as the manufacture of clocks and the emergence...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2009
... through the usual figures of spatial (usually west- ward) expansion but through transformations in the imagination of tempo- rality. Finding compelling links between material culture and philosophies of time, Allen argues that factors as diverse as the manufacture of clocks and the emergence...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
... imagination of tempo- rality. Finding compelling links between material culture and philosophies of time, Allen argues that factors as diverse as the manufacture of clocks and the emergence of the science of geology should compel us to see the growth of the American republic through a notion of...