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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kathryn McKee; Annette Trefzer Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 811.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Curtis Marez Marez’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Cesar Chavez’s Video Collection,” which finds in Chavez’s store of graphics, photos, films, and videos from the 1940s to the 1990s evidence of farm workers’ appropriation of visual technologies to project social alternatives...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (4): 607–638.
Published: 01 December 2023
... to maintain connections to ancestral homelands, navigate and interpret unfamiliar terrain, and construct and shape tribal spaces. Samson Occom’s (Mohegan/Brothertown) A Choice Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs; Intended for the Edification of Sincere Christians, of all Denominations (1774) cultivated...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 4 Mary Mullen, the street sweeper, c. 1859. Thomas Walther Collection, reproduction courtesy of Sotheby’s More
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2005
... The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman: The Journalism, Volume II: 1846–1848. Ed. Herbert Bergman, Douglas Noverr, and Edward Recchia. New York: Peter Lang. 2003. xxviii, 501 pp. $59.95. Walt Whitman warned against reading Leaves of Grass ‘‘without first carefully tallying the preparatory background...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Press; Cranbury, N.J.: Associated Univ. Presses. 2001. 314 pp. $47.50. Everybody’s Autonomy: Connective Reading and Collective Identity. By Juliana Spahr. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2001. xiii...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Melville’s fiction in light of postcolonial theories, primarily Homi Bhaba’s re- flections on mimicry. Focusing on Typee, Moby-Dick, and ‘‘Benito Cereno Sanborn argues that Melville treated cannibalism not as a collection of em...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of the ‘‘African collective identity and literary tradition’’ of the African 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 188 of 246 Diaspora. She avoids the pitfalls of earlier ‘‘Afro-Centric’’ analyses by acknowl- edging that neither blackness, Diaspora, nor community need ‘‘conjure up...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Odile Harter The Great Depression engendered a special kind of first-person plural, which drove fundamental changes in Marianne Moore’s quoting practice during the period. She moved toward a quotation practice that was less dense, drawn increasingly from mottoes and collective speech, and couched...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 656–659.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . xv, 288 pp. Cloth, $74.00 ; e-book available. Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas . By Scott Henkel . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2017 . xii, 224 pp. Cloth, $65.00 ; paper, $35.00...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of “Po’ Sandy” firstly in order to dramatize, within a fantastic frame, the horrors of slavery, an effect he achieves throughout the collection by infusing John and Annie’s property with haunted histories. Upon seeing that the tree has been cut down, Tenie races to the sawmill. Julius narrates the moment...
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American Literature (2024) 96 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Laura Soderberg Abstract The turn from the nineteenth to the twentieth century marked a time of intensified data collection in the United States focused especially on childhood. This article explores how two children’s narratives, Francis La Flesche’s The Middle Five (1900) and Francis Rolt...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 6 Cover of the first volume of the Frank Reade Library (1892). From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside More
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Hughes’s 1930s verse—especially his 1938 pamphlet A New Song —represents, I suggest, a formal response to shifting ideologies of poetic labor, namely, an effort to disentangle poetry from capitalist individualism and align it with proletarian collective labor. I argue that Hughes’s socialist poems...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 737–743.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kari Nixon Abstract Many public health ethics debates are construed as the rights of the collective versus the rights of the individual. This essay demonstrates that in the context of diseases which are transmitted by healthy carriers, the issue is more complex than this. Instead of arguing about...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 4 A later cover for the Beadle and Adams 1882 reprint of The Huge Hunter; or, The Steam Man of the Prairies . From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside More
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Published: 01 December 2023
Figure 1 “Old Indian Hymn” from Indian Melodies (1845). Courtesy of the Kim-Wait/Eisenberg Native American Literature Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library ( https://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:479052 ) More
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 2 Engraving of the “figuier sauvage,” another name for the figuier maudit in Jean Baptiste Labat’s Nouveau voyage aux isles de l’Amerique . Courtesy of the Newberry Library’s Ayer Collection, Ayer 1000.L15 1722 Special Collections More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 5 Cover of the first Frank Reade story (originally published in 1876), from a reprint in the January 24, 1883, issue of the Wide Awake Library . From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside More
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of Robert Montgomery Bird’s The Gladiator (1831), and thus it contained an implicit threat of collective violence should working-class speech be curtailed. Moreover, Forrest’s close friendship with abolitionist William Leggett and quotation of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Queen Mab and Revolt of Islam (among...