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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 553–575.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Barbara Ryan Duke University Press 2007 Barbara ​“Rubbed and Polished”: Ryan Reflecting on Zora Neale Hurston’s ​“The Conscience of the Court” . . . I know a lot of people, they just dearly loved those white people.—Clelia...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elsa Nettels Duke University Press 2007 Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America . By T. Gregory Garvey. Atlanta: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xii, 263 pp. $ 39.95. Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
... conscience above conformity to the norm. Theologian Miroslav Volf ( 2015b ), furthermore, has suggested that the Islamic world could soon produce its own Roger Williams. So while Williams may be invoked today as a symbol of religious diversity, this gesture is also suggestive of a countervailing faith in...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... patronage of Banneker and his eventual repudiation of black rights, Andrews shows that questions of conscience regarding the betrayal of the Declara- tion of Independence through the three-fifths compromise are papered over Tseng 2003.4.24...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- garious hermit of Gethsemane to each other. They join company with a lin- eage of American writers who, driven by moral resolve, the pull of conscience, and the ache for something different, drift to the margins of society. From...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- eage of American writers who, driven by moral resolve, the pull of conscience, and the ache for something different, drift to the margins of society. From their outposts—a pond-side cabin, a cinderblock hermitage, a Paris studio...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 721–750.
Published: 01 December 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
... an alterna- tive to the courts, an arena of justice that was both more democratic and more capable of honoring the higher truths of divine law. The movement circulated such testimony in an effort to turn the collective conscience of a reading public against the statutes of the legislatures...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 908–916.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as a work of genius and conscience to a twentieth-century dismissal as anti-Southern and racially stereotypical, and then to its later resurgence as a significant contribution to women’s, religious, and political fiction. Douglass is positioned as an expert crafter of narrative and “a highly...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 757–778.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 1843, admonishes a mother who pressures her daughter into an ar- rangement with a white man, while ‘‘A Marriage of Conscience a short story by Lanusse in the issue of 15 August 1843, exposes the way a young girl is tricked into a ‘‘marriage’’ that, although sanctioned by a priest, is neither...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... luxuries,” stained consciences, shuddering senses—these were compelling reasons to abstain from the products of slave labor that, in 1836, at the time of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler’s writing, already proliferated in an expanding US market. A Quaker poet and abolitionist, Chandler rejected the “luxurious...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- lems of the working poor weighed heavily on the creative consciences of mod- ernist poets. Marsh excavates poems that take on child labor, sweatshops, unemployment, strikes, working conditions, immigration, and the issues of class. As America became more urban, so did its literature. The...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a wintry ocean to find their way to a land where they could find freedom to worship God according to their conscience, there was at the same time, bound to another quarter of the land, another ship with a set of passengers who had a very different destiny. —Frederick Douglass, speaking in Glasgow...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... conscience” (76). Theodore’s search for the mur- derer of his lover is driven less by a demand for moral order than by the vicissitudes and private exigencies of his psyche. Detective fiction thus becomes the stage for existentialist angst. Much like Theodore’s attempts to navigate an often-hostile...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... The central image in the US popular culture of human rights is Amnesty International’s “prisoner of conscience”—aphrasecoined by Peter Benenson in his Appeal for Amnesty, which called the orga- nization into being in 1961: Open your newspaper any day of the week and you will find a report from...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 607–614.
Published: 01 September 2013
... postmodernist legacies—as “modernism with a historical conscience.” An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton. By Dawn M. Skorczewski. New York: Routledge. 2012. xxvi, 242 pp. Cloth, $140.00; paper, $38.95; e-book, $35.95. This book is an exploratory study, placing the discourses of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... heart. At the center of that turn, Train proclaims, is the development of a “national conscience” where once there was only unregulated diversity. “[T]here were so many dif- ferent types of nationalities constituting the American people that we had no strictly national aims or ambitions except to...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 349–377.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., even to raise the questions of ethnic particularity or secret histories is to read against the grain of Daley’s or Maas’s inten- tions. At first, Serpico and Prince of the City might seem intended as lib- eral fables of conscience, tales of a lone man’s transcendence of ethnic and fraternal...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
... rights stood opposed to legal provisions they felt obliged to enforce; they repeatedly found their consciences opposed to what they took to be the law’s demands. ‘‘We look to the law and only the law Justice McLean...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 727–755.
Published: 01 December 2001
... conscience, these works—even when presented as fiction—promise readers truth through accurate reflection of the contemporary moral landscape marred by slavery. The trend of blending fiction and nonfiction—galvanized by slave narratives and popularized beyond a strictly abolitionist readership by Stowe...