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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Christopher Findeisen This essay argues that in its opposition to the business of college sports, the American campus novel has undergone very few changes over the past century. Debates about college sports replicate, either literally or metonymically, the assumed economic and social functions of...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
...David M. Stewart Abstract The first part of this article identifies major problems facing college English in Taiwan, including declining enrollment, reduced funding, and widespread contingent hiring, linking them to similar problems associated with the humanities crisis in the United States. The...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 435–448.
Published: 01 June 2005
... interview with Clifton. The Pastoral Vision of Cormac McCarthy. By Georg Guillemin. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2004. 170 pp. $29.95. This ecological analysis of the author’s eight novels focuses on McCarthy’s unique relationship to the earth, particularly the desert landscape of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
... innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley argues, exemplified this crisis by implying two opposing roles for men: the mascu- line athlete and the passive spectator, whose...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
... naturalism and, as a result, telling an almost entirely new story about it. Dudley’s study treads more familiar ground, but his innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
... naturalism from a new angle, and Fleissner highlighting the centrality of women in naturalism and, as a result, telling an almost entirely new story about it. Dudley’s study treads more familiar ground, but his innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
... naturalism from a new angle, and Fleissner highlighting the centrality of women in naturalism and, as a result, telling an almost entirely new story about it. Dudley’s study treads more familiar ground, but his innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
... naturalism and, as a result, telling an almost entirely new story about it. Dudley’s study treads more familiar ground, but his innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
... sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley argues, exemplified this crisis by implying two opposing roles for men: the mascu- line athlete and the passive spectator, whose masculinity was in question pre...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
... sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley argues, exemplified this crisis by implying two opposing roles for men: the mascu- line athlete and the passive spectator, whose masculinity was in question pre...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Dudley’s study treads more familiar ground, but his innovation is to offer spectator sports as a context for reexamining naturalism as an aesthetic re- sponse to a crisis in masculinity. Spectator sports themselves, Dudley argues, exemplified this crisis by implying two opposing roles for men: the mascu...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 799–823.
Published: 01 December 2015
... , no. 2 : 1 – 152 . Ferguson Roderick . 2012 . The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . Foucault Michel . 2008 . The Birth of Biopolitics: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1978–1979 . Edited...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
... share neither its overt reference to a dra- matic situation nor its pentameter couplets and general style. (They are printed as an appendix to this essay.) ‘‘Song of an Obeah Priest- ess’’ especially presents itself more as a literary exercise than as a dramatic performance. It sports footnotes to...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2004
... accomplishments of Afri- can Americans provides a counterpoint to protest texts. Against the dehumanization necessarily perpetuated in the magazine’s coverage of racism, violence, and murder, the Crisis featured African Americans who had achieved success in sports, politics, business, education, and the arts...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 673–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... activism. After historicizing the clubwomen’s movement and its legacy, Tar- box analyzes the college-girl novels and detective fiction that originated in the Progressive era and culminated in the success of the Nancy Drew series in the thirties. She also gives special attention to Emma Dunham Kelley...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... transfusion of theater, sports, and crime extending back into the penny-­press era—often produced a quizzical puzzle or mystery waiting to be solved by the reader: for example, “Bucket Probers Strike Out With Foley on Grill,”27 or “Jail Threatens for Rothstein, Referee Warns.” Additionally...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 633–634.
Published: 01 September 2001
... did not sport whiskers until after Walden was published (1954). Even as West illuminates the relationships between phi- lology and classic American texts, his own brilliant wordplay evokes alert, playful reading. Wesley T. Mott, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Our Preposterous Use of Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2001
... pilgrims’ to the new world of Walden by wrapping himself in Samoset’s blanket, he conjures up the absurd image of a bearded brave offering visitors a fistful of cigars’’ (434). A witty passage—but Thoreau was beardless dur- ing his Walden years (1845–47) and did not sport whiskers until after Walden was...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 635–636.
Published: 01 September 2001
... welcomes ‘honest pilgrims’ to the new world of Walden by wrapping himself in Samoset’s blanket, he conjures up the absurd image of a bearded brave offering visitors a fistful of cigars’’ (434). A witty passage—but Thoreau was beardless dur- ing his Walden years (1845–47) and did not sport whiskers until...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 636–637.
Published: 01 September 2001
... welcomes ‘honest pilgrims’ to the new world of Walden by wrapping himself in Samoset’s blanket, he conjures up the absurd image of a bearded brave offering visitors a fistful of cigars’’ (434). A witty passage—but Thoreau was beardless dur- ing his Walden years (1845–47) and did not sport whiskers until...