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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Geoffrey Sanborn Sanborn's essay seeks to demonstrate that The Headsman , an overlooked 1833 novel by James Fenimore Cooper, is an allegory of racial passing. After showing that the dominant aim of this melodrama about a Swiss executioner's family is to critique white American prejudice against...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 475–500.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephen Germic Duke University Press 2007 Stephen Land Claims, Natives, and Nativism: Germic Susan Fenimore Cooper’s Fealty to Place A flock of wild pigeons wheeling beautifully over the mountain this afternoon. We have had but few...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., central to both James Fenimore Cooper's The Spy and John Neal's Seventy-Six , serves as a contemporary allegorical expression of historical change, a figure best explained by Walter Benjamin's definition of the allegorical ruin. The suffering soldier complicates national origins and resists narrative...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Tova Cooper Cooper's essay shows how the photographs taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at educational institutions such as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and Hampton Institute, as well as in the Washington, D.C., public schools, show the influence of social Darwinism on progressive...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David D. Cooper By Alan D. Hodder. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2001. xix, 346 pp.$35.00. By Ross Labrie. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2001. ix, 263 pp.$34.95. 2003 668 American Literature individual the means of...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 659–685.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in U.S. history by describing a persistent and paradoxical U.S. cultural logic: the logic of left alone . The essay argues that James Fenimore Cooper's 1823 novel The Pioneers contributes to an inchoate discourse of privacy rights, the contours of which continue to define present-day understandings...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Coast in orientation: the so-called punk poets of LA, who are the subject of this article, revered the New York school poetry of John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, and Joe Brainard but also idolized downtown punks like Patti Smith. Focusing in particular on Dennis Cooper, his punk poetry periodical, Little...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... cooperation as a fundamental biological principle and defining diversity as a critical element of communal stability, community ecology helped city observers challenge the logic of urban renewal by infusing public relationships that had previously been dismissed as emotionally bankrupt with new affective...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld The Autobiography of Citizenship: Assimilation and Resistance in U.S. Education . By Cooper Tova . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 264 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book, $31.95 . Fashion and Fiction: Self-Transformation in...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 645–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... islands; and an interest in texts like John Lid- diard Nicholas’s Narrative of a Voyage to New Zealand (1817) and George Lillie Craik’s The New Zealanders (1830). Sanborn argues that Cooper’s Magua and Melville’s Queequeg were modeled on the historically specific Maori chiefs Te Ara...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 865–870.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 Brief Mention General James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years. By Wayne Franklin. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2007. xxxiv, 708 pp. $40.00. The first of two volumes, this edition covers the first thirty-six years of Cooper’s life, from his boyhood growing up on the...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the book provides a compelling Lacanian account of the contemporary political and legal critiques launched by James Fenimore Cooper in The Crater and Herman Melville in White-Jacket. Throughout, Berger follows Žižek in arguing for shifting fantasy from an unconscious function of the human...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 March 2020
... comprehensive study ranges from the early nineteenth century to the Civil War, weaving readings of well-known authors like James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant, Henry David Thoreau, and Mark Twain with travel narratives, contemporary best sellers, and writing in the newly emerging historical sciences of...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
... illuminates how canonical works of American literature, including William Byrd II’s History of the Dividing Line (written after the 1728 boundary line survey), James Fenimore Cooper’s The Prairie (1827), Washington Irving’s A Tour on the Prairies (1835), and Lydia Sigourney’s poems and popular...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 445–451.
Published: 01 June 2002
... between fact and fiction. Due to the multiplicity of available texts, Keener claims that ‘‘biographical truth is now more a matter of mass-media portraiture, and identity consequently more a matter of public consensus, than ever before Collections Susan Fenimore Cooper: New Essays on ‘‘Rural Hours...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 657–663.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 2005 Brief Mention Editions Afloat and Ashore or, The Adventures of Miles Wallingford. By James Fenimore Cooper. Ed. Thomas L. Philbrick and Marianne Philbrick. 2 vols. xxxvii, 583 pp.; 491 pp. Brook- lyn, N.Y.: AMS Press. 2004. $205.00. CSE approved. This two-volume set is the...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... sources include John Russell Bartlett’s Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua (1854), Black Hawk’s Life (1833), John Dunn Hunter’s Memoirs of a Captivity among the Indians of North America (1823), James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., James Fenimore Cooper, and Emerson. The second discusses Guillermo Prieto’s “invasion poetry” and Nicolás Pizarro Suárez’s postwar novel El monedero (The Counterfeiter) (1861), and the final section reads the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Mexican American literatures about the war...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2020
... thirteen chapters, Schillings’s lengthy book explores the evolution of the concept of hostis humani generis (the enemy of all humankind) in philosophical and literary texts, such as in treatises on piracy and in novels by James Fenimore Cooper, Dashiell Hammett, Richard Wright, Kurt Vonnegut, and Mohsin...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Up from Slavery (1901), published unsurprisingly by Page, “the thing that was uppermost in my mind was the desire to say something that would cement the friendship of the races and bring about hearty cooperation between them.”22 The “cement” here presumes that friendship and...