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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Kimberly Lamm © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Emily Dickinson and the Labor of Clothing. By Daneen Wardrop. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2009. xii, 246 pp. $30.00. Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion. By...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Brief Mention General Phillis Wheatley’s Miltonic Poetics. By Paula Loscocco. New York: Palgrave Mac- millan. 2014. xiv, 154 pp. Cloth, $67.50; e-book available. In this study, Loscocco asserts that scholars of African American literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Henry David Thoreau: A Life . By Laura Dassow Walls. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2017. xx, 615 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $20.00; e-book, $21.00. Published more than three decades after the last major Thoreau biography, this book...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Brief Mention General Native Memoirs from the War of 1812: Black Hawk and William Apess. By Carl Benn. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2014. xiv, 184 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $29.95; e-book available. Aside from letters, interviews...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 667–674.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion . By Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas. 2017. x, 393 pp. Cloth, $39.95; e-book available. Before the 1820s, US political leaders were largely...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 187–195.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and Formation of the Abolitionist Discourse, 1841–1851 . By Nilgün Anadolu-Okur. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2016. xii, 330 pp. Cloth, $60.00. Although scholarship of the abolition movement is robust, scholars tend to overlook the friendship between Douglass...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter . By Jonathan N. Barron. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2015. x, 336 pp. Cloth, $60.00; e-book, $60.00. When studying American literary realism, scholars have mostly focused on fiction rather...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 882–890.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 The Book of Esther and the Typology of Female Transfiguration in American Literature . By Ariel Clark Silver. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 2018. ix, 229 pp. Cloth, $95.00; e-book, $90.00. According to this study, nineteenth-century...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld The Autobiography of Citizenship: Assimilation and Resistance in U.S. Education . By Cooper Tova . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 264 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book, $31.95 . Fashion and Fiction: Self-Transformation in...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cecilia Tichi Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women's Writing . By Edelstein Sari . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xi , 240 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $20.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Sacramental Shopping: Louisa May Alcott, Edith...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 837–844.
Published: 01 December 2013
... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Brief Mention General A Journey through American Literature. By Kevin J. Hayes. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2012. xvi, 220 pp. Cloth, $74.00; paper, $17.95. Hayes’s book is dedicated to the development of specific genres—travel writ- ing...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Mark Chiang The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American . By Song Min Hyoung . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2013 . 284 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 ; e-book , $23.95 . Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 417–426.
Published: 01 June 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Brief Mention General Literature, Intertextuality, and the American Revolution: From “Common Sense” to “Rip Van Winkle.” By Steven Blakemore. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press. 2012. xviii, 141 pp. Cloth, $70.00; e-book, $69.99...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
... © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Brief Mention General Buried in Shades of Night: Contested Voices, Indian Captivity, and the Legacy of King Philip’s War. By Billy J. Stratton. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2013. xvi, 203 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $26.95. At once a focused...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Brief Mention General Melville: Fashioning in Modernity. By Stephen Matterson. New York: Bloomsbury. 2014. 232 pp. Cloth, $110.00; paper, $29.95. This study is intended as a way for the general reader to explore Melville’s lesser-known books...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 449–460.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... ‘‘Harlem Gallery’’ and Other Poems of Melvin B. Tolson. Ed. Raymond Nelson. Char- lottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 1999. xxviii, 473 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $18.95. ‘‘Poor Boy Blue / the Great White World / and the Black Bourgeoisie...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Philip Gould By Elizabeth Young. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1999. xvi, 389 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $18.00. 2000 874 American Literature their respective black female realities. While the chapter ends on a strong...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Transnational Na(rra)tion: Home and Homeland in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By John Dolis. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press. 2015. xii, 199 pp. Cloth, $75.00; e-book, $74.99. Eschewing literary criticism that...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 227–240.
Published: 01 March 2000
... London’s ‘‘The Sea Wolf A Screenplay. By Robert Rossen. Ed. Rocco Fumento and Tony Williams. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1998. xxvi, 199 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $19.95. London’s 1904 novel...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Deanna P. Koretsky Poetics of Character: Transatlantic Encounters, 1700–1900 . By Manning Susan . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii , 315 pp. Cloth , $99.00 ; paper , $34.99 ; e-book , $79.00 . Common Things: Romance and the Aesthetics of Belonging in...