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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Brooke Horvath 2006 Syncopations: The Stress of Innovation in Contemporary American Poetry . By Jed Rasula. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. x, 311 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95. Distant Reading: Performance, Readership, and Consumption in Contemporary Poetry . By...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2006
...George Uba 2006 Afro-Orientalism . By Bill V. Mullen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2004. xliv, 240 pp. Cloth, $56.95; paper, $18.95. Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels . By Jennifer Ann Ho. New York: Routledge. 2005. 202 pp. $75.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Age of Consumption . By Betjemann Peter . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . ix , 267 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available . Body Double: The Author Incarnate in the Cinema . By Fischer Lucy . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2013 . 273 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Helminski © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Eating the Black Body: Miscegenation as Sexual Consumption in African American Literature and Culture . By Carlyle Van Thompson. New York: Peter Lang. 2006. xiii, 231 pp. Paper, $29.95. Deans and Truants: Race and Realism...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... reform project in Walden hinges on diet and Thoreau's attitude toward literal “groceries.” Thoreau's interest in dietary practices has generally been read as apolitical or even antipolitical, primarily because his dietary and consumptive practices have never been adequately situated amid contemporary...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
...David M. Stewart Misgivings about consumption as a biological metaphor reflect the extent to which our turn to the body in literary and cultural studies too often reduces it to abstractions of text and theory. This limits treating literature whose bodily appeal seems obvious, even when the...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 March 2013
... situate Thoreau's portrayal of a disrupted sleep-world in relation to the incursions of nineteenth-century patterns of labor and consumption, the spread of psychoactive substances and phenomena, and the rise of neurological science and psychiatry; a fourth considers his efforts to conceive alternative...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the environmental humanities—and considering cultural artifacts from Smith’s tracts and Herman Melville’s fiction to Cheryl Savageau’s poetry and the underwater sculpture of Jason deCaires Taylor—the essay reads the commodification and consumption of these creatures as constitutive elements of an...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
...) and Sylvia Beach's memoir Shakespeare and Company (1956) use ideas about consumer capitalism espoused by U.S. consumer elites (policy makers, industrialists, and public relations professionals) to construe their authors as American modernists. In these two texts, Stein and Beach regard consumption as...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... abstain from eating slave-produced goods. 1 Free-produce literature encouraged consumption of what were called free goods, as opposed to goods produced by enslaved labor, especially cotton textiles, tobacco, and foodstuffs such as sugar, rice, and sometimes coffee. Poet-activists such as Chandler...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 426–427.
Published: 01 June 2001
... gradually but definitively gives way to a modern emphasis on self-marketing, the body, and consumption. 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 201 of 232 As Pendergast notes, however, African American audiences were for a long time excluded...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2001
... definitively gives way to a modern emphasis on self-marketing, the body, and consumption. 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 201 of 232 As Pendergast notes, however, African American audiences were for a long time excluded from the national...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 629–652.
Published: 01 September 2003
... objects) serves as the means by which her own consumption by Humbert is rationalized and excused. Lolita, seen through the ‘‘inner eye’’ of Humbert Humbert, is the clas- sic American female consumer—always already...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and consumption. But the richest parts of Detective Agency come in the later chapters where Walton and Jones analyze specific elements of the subgenre. In chapter 5...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the values of handcraft but cannot compose a line of type, or who hijack arti- sanal ideals for luxury consumption and exploit a surprisingly robust market for anticommercialism. Some of Benton’s ambivalence...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
... racial tension so prevalent in the South. If McPherson’s engaging study has any flaws, perhaps it exaggerates the monolithicnatureofthemythofthe‘‘oldSouthIdon’tthinktheconsump- tion of Dixie is quite as pervasive as it appears in Reconstructing Dixie.Never- theless, that consumption does exist, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 665–667.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Jeffersonian grid; the map trade and map consumption in the Americas; maps used in land speculation, boosterism, and promotional schemes; mapping and explo- ration; the mapping of early transportation networks; the history of pedagogic cartography; and the use of maps in contemporary high school and col...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2005
... relationship to the market- place, commodification, and consumption is different—historically, politically, personally—from a black woman’s. In elucidating the intertwined forces of power, danger, and com- modification at work in women’s lives, Mullen invokes another black...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 681–686.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Press 682 American Literature Collecting and Appreciating: Henry James and the Transformation of Aesthetics in the Age of Consumption. By Simone Francescato. Berlin: Peter Lang. 2010. vi, 209 pp. Paper, $51.95. Although many scholars have attended to the figure of the artist and the rep...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2003
... argument that the pervasive distribution and consumption of pornography can promote certain worldviews that can, in turn, have an identifiable causal effect on certain broad patterns of social behavior is hardly equivalent, as Steiner...