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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 517–545.
Published: 01 September 2015
... meaningful coordinate of identity in the mid-nineteenth century, but it denaturalizes the seeming inevitability of gendered age norms and the developmental teleology that under-writes them. Ultimately, Work envisions alternative versions of female maturity that depart from linear models of aging as decline...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Katy Ryan Ryan's essay analyzes the coordination of the innocence argument and sentimentality in Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Exonerated (2003), a documentary play based on interviews with people sentenced to die for crimes they did not commit. The play's composition, performance, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 659–685.
Published: 01 December 2009
... explores the extent to which the often-contradictory coordinates that delineate this curve animate modern philosophical and legal conceptions of privacy in the same ways they animate The Pioneers —a novel that presciently narrates the fraught conditions of the right to privacy in U.S. history. © 2009 by...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 427.
Published: 01 June 2014
... executive coordinator of the American Literature Section of the Modern Lan- guage Association. Since spring 2009, we have benefited from Joycelyn’s excellent leadership and warm presence in her role as facilitator of the many activities of the Sec- tion, including the board nomination process and...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 675.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 2006 Announcement The editorial staff at American Literature would like to express our deep appreciation to Sheryl Meyering and Brian Abel Ragen (Southern Illinois Uni- versity, Edwardsville) for their six years of energetic service as executive coordinators of the American Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 2009 Announcements The editorial staff at American Literature would like to express our deep appreciation to Sarah Robbins (Lorraine Sherley Chair in American Litera- ture, Texas Christian University) for her outstanding service as executive coordinator of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 705–714.
Published: 01 December 2002
... domains should be constructed? What difference would it make if the humanities were to adopt, say, the scale of ecological disasters— the scale of nuclear accidents or global warming—to map out the space and time coordinates of their discipline? What analytic lexicon would emerge? What sequences of...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 911–931.
Published: 01 December 2002
... orbit of the present, distance can become radically foreshortened. Events otherwise far apart can find them- selves suddenly side by side, rendered simultaneous for the moment. This ‘‘simultaneity’’ is not the effect of a fixed coordinate. It does not come stamped with a serial number. As a conjunctive...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2015
... States made possible by gutta-percha insulation, Hanlon shows that “the assault as a form of violent (tele)communication” indicates “a moment of epistemological crisis within a constellation whose coordinates—eloquence and violence, oratory and embodiment, telegraphy and disembodiment— were...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2015
... attack Charles Sumner with the transatlantic cable between England and the United States made possible by gutta-percha insulation, Hanlon shows that “the assault as a form of violent (tele)communication” indicates “a moment of epistemological crisis within a constellation whose coordinates...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
...; e-book available. Elizabeth Leane’s and Paul Giles’s books ask us to rethink the coordinates and routes through which we have engaged the Southern hemisphere in American literary studies. Expansive and prolific in their examinations of authors, genres, and eras, these scholars...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2015
... coordinated linkages it would come to be under the sign of modern sexuality, and not yet wholly captivated by the languages in which it Book Reviews  615 more and more found itself spoken” (184). Taking up a formally diverse swath of literature...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 435–437.
Published: 01 June 2019
... encounters between humans and viruses represent a brave new world in the coordination of security and health that demands our scrutiny and vigilance. After all, a CIA ruse involving a vaccination campaign helped US intelligence locate Osama Bin Laden. Tightly focused on the experiences and cultural...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
... coordinating interests and posi- tions under a muted, editorial “centralized authority” (74): think Noah Web- ster launching the American Magazine at the moment of the Constitutional Convention. Gardner surveys several prominent examples (William Spots­ wood’s Columbian Magazine, Isaiah Thomas’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... narratives to explore America as well as Americanness. She situates the defining quality of the road trip, mobility, not as an “escape” but as a “process of engagement” (6) that takes place across and between scales —a concept she borrows from geographers that names the coordination of physical space...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 650–653.
Published: 01 September 2017
...) gesture, Konstantinou is diplomatic: “We should, in my view, remain critical of anyone who would pursue symbolic political projects at the expense of organizing efforts and coordinating activism, while also recognizing that there is no simple way to blithely differentiate between the real and symbolic...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Tseng 2003.11.19 09:33 Book Reviews 903 principal coordinates are ‘‘British’’ and ‘‘American These issues are symp- tomatic of a larger problem with the...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 903–906.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 903 principal coordinates are ‘‘British’’ and ‘‘American These issues are symp- tomatic of a larger problem with the book, namely its willingness to articu- late itself almost exclusively in...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., $104.99; paper, $29.99; e-book, $84.00. Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of US Literature. By Paul Giles. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2013. xiv, 575 pp. Cloth, $65.00; e-book available. Elizabeth Leane’s and Paul Giles’s books ask us to rethink the coordinates and...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 June 2000
... sponsoring body, the American Literature Section of the Modern Lan- guage Association, overseen and coordinated this year by Professors Robert Levine, Sheryl Meyering, and Brian Abel Ragen. Professor Frank Shuffleton and an...