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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in New York’s Broadway Temple has often been cited as evidence of his Jacksonian commitments and, by extension, of the political conservatism of his most famous dramatic roles. Close analysis of the speech and its treatment in the press, however, suggests that Forrest delivered his vision...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 821–849.
Published: 01 December 2017
... conservatism discursive delay apocalyptic poetics In October 2016, a full month before the US presidential election, an electrician from Franklin County, Ohio, entered a little-used building for regular repair work and stumbled upon a suspicious cache of black boxes. On opening the boxes, so the story...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
... on Oya as hermeneutic key to Hurston’s mythic vision calls attention to the real powers of storm read through folk narrative, fiction, and divination repertoires, but I also seek to point out how Hurston’s Afro- conservative, preservationist Voodoo aesthetic moves from another kind of conservatism...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- tion. His analyses of the roots of current Supreme Court conservatism are ter- rific, and his implicit defense of a jurisprudence of human dignity is, in the final analysis, deeply moving. Ultimately, Crane’s book inspires us to believe...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Press 882  American Literature Visions of Order in William Gilmore Simms: Southern Conservatism and the Other American Romance. By Masahiro Nakamura. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 2009. xiii, 222 pp. $39.95. By examining the relationship between antebellum Southern social...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
...James Seaton James Seaton is professor of English at Michigan State University. He is the author most recently of Literary Criticism from Plato to Postmodernism: The Humanistic Alternative (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014). He has also written Cultural Conservatism, Political Liberalism...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2016
... be as oppressive as slavery. Contrary to current American studies scholarship, which often assumes that the hemispheric frame allows for more radical politics than fixed national frames, US abolition- ists correctly identified the conservatism that underlay British emancipation and the transnational circuits...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 156–159.
Published: 01 March 2021
...: it is not necessarily or simply opposed to conservatism, but it would be reasonable to think that it is, given public discourse regarding American politics. Not addressing this confusion is a mistake. When something worse than neoliberalism emerges, it would be good to have broadly understood definitions of political...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- cise that converts received notions of Sancho’s obsequious conservatism into a reading of his scandalous and subversive sentimentalism. Ellis interprets Sancho’s letters as culturally combative expressions of political and sexual...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2005
... on the history of censorship and less on an argument about it, he does a splendid job defining the forces behind that conservatism and observing how those forces adapt and take dif- ferent forms over time. In his introduction Houchin points out that conserva- tive elements in society enact censorship as a way...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- tion. His analyses of the roots of current Supreme Court conservatism are ter- rific, and his implicit defense of a jurisprudence of human dignity is, in the final analysis, deeply moving. Ultimately, Crane’s book inspires us to believe...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and an incipient conservatism” (2) in cognitive literary studies. Pushing back against the notion of literary universals, these critics reject not only “subordi- nating . . . literature to science” (6) but also the assumption of a largely unchanging mind across time periods. A third section, “Contemporary...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” For example, Jackson begins American Blood: The Ends of the Family in Ameri- can Literature, 1850–1900 with a reading of conservatism in The House of the Seven Gables, positioning the novel within discourses of blood, race, and family in the mid-nineteenth century. She draws out a shift from early...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and Postcolonialism in the Early Republic . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . White Ed . 2010 . “ Divided We Stand: Emergent Conservatism in Royall Tyler’s The Algerine Captive .” Studies in American Fiction 37 , no. 1 : 5 – 27 . White Ed . 2014 . “ The Shays Rebellion in Literary...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 205–211.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-assumed antithetical relationship between conservatism and literature. The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters. By Roy Kay. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2011. xi, 259 pp. $74.95. Kay offers an excavation of the legacy of Psalms 68:31 in African American writings (one translation...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., the relation between new conservatism and white supremacy, and definitions of history and identity. This study as a whole is divided into three sections: archive construction, unmapped spaces, and speculative sexualities. America’s Darwin: Darwinian Theory and US Literary Culture. Ed. Tina Gianquitto...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2004
... conservatism, a desire to preserve patriarchal institutions and forms of social organization’’ Fireside Chas- tity 724). While this is an undeniable strain in the story, focusing on the spatial ramifications of the battle reveals that a conservatism that clings to patriarchal spatial...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
... either the radicalism or conservatism of Evans’s depiction of the intellectual woman’s proper role in society;14 how- ever, rereading this final scene and the novel’s treatment of women as authors and of ideal femininity within the context of postwar sectional- Sentiment...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 779–810.
Published: 01 December 2001
... In this sense, many of the divisions within British society—between England and Ireland, conservatism and reform, the North and the South—are mirrored in the literal outbreak of violence across the Atlantic in 1861. The U.S. Civil War, in other words, can be seen as a virtual reflec- tion of those implicit...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 17–47.
Published: 01 March 2022
... present women as “glorified caregivers” who only have power or agency “via performances of femininity.” While Korean-produced visual novels can be even more restricting in their propagation of sexual and gender norms, independent visual novels made in North America respond to the conservatism found...
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