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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 307–333.
Published: 01 June 2007
...June Hee Chung Duke University Press 2007 June Hee Getting the Picture: American Corporate Chung Advertising and the Rise of a Cosmopolitan Visual Culture in The Ambassadors It may be counterintuitive to assert that Henry James...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Stefanie K. Dunning A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire . By Hiram Pérez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 179 pp. Cloth , $89.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book available. Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
... mode of cultural production, and it is from this deep understanding of empire (in both its colonial and neocolonial forms) that the genre produces rich cosmopolitan alternatives to imperial discourse and practice. One example of science fiction's successful interrogation of cosmopolitan concerns can be...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Michelle Stephens Duke University Press 2006 Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas . By Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. viii, 291 pp. $59.95. Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and Science. By Steven Meyer. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2001. xxiii, 450 pp. $55.00. Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Community. By...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 729–760.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Ian Finseth © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Ian Evolution, Cosmopolitanism, and Finseth Emerson’s Antislavery Politics His twenty-year struggle against slavery trans- formed Ralph Waldo Emerson, entailing a thoroughgoing reassess- ment of the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sarah E. Chinn Despite the significant value of Emergent US Literatures as a survey, Patell doesn’t capitalize on what to me is the most interesting and important part of his thesis: the development of a cosmopolitan, inherently transhistorical and transnational relationship to US literary...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Etsuko Taketani Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production . By Rei Magosaki . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2016 . viii, 157 pp. Cloth, $90.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book, $24.99 . East-West Literary Imagination...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
... complex global sensibility far more sophisticated than that embraced by past US opponents of nuclear power, as these newer films bring to mind what ecocritic Ursula Heise has described as “eco-cosmopolitanism” or “environmental world citizenship.” This latter group of films, in fact, serves as a model for...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... postnational or cosmopolitan, as critics have suggested. Instead, “The Heroic Slave” uses the universalizing rhetoric of natural law to denaturalize exclusionary laws within the United States, even as it attempts to salvage the potential of US democracy. Douglass never forfeits the idea that rights ought to be...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 551–581.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that its primary purpose within realism was not the delineation of regions, but rather the production of an affective and aesthetic engagement with the cosmopolitan project of self-cultivation. The local-color detail was generally not used as a representative detail of a place, but rather, by the late...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 December 2017
... reprinting but also to champion Longfellow’s poetry, American letters more broadly, and Longfellow’s vision of a cosmopolitan American literature. The essay then traces this dialogue between British books and the emergence of American literature in Longfellow’s The Courtship of Miles Standish , in which...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... urban, cosmopolitan contemporaries. Nevertheless, by most accounts, DPL seems to have been convinced that a contented tenantry was far more productive than a fearful one and, as such, offered numerous incentives to placate employees. Salsbury stressed that “to hold the labor on the plantations of the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
... utopian or cosmopolitan fantasies of shared vulnerability and future inoculation; it marks survivors with a kind of zombie consciousness in an unending, limitless present. Drawing on American works from Charles Brockden Brown’s Arthur Mervyn (1799–1800) to Katherine Anne Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 December 2016
... spectrum of alternative formations into relief as Reconfiguring Citizenship focuses on unpatriotic, stateless or undocumented, queer, unnaturalized, and indigenous bodies. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Cosmopolitanism in the Fictive Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois: Toward the...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Brief Mention  863 Cosmopolitanism and the Literary Imagination. By Cyrus R. K. Patell. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2015. xi, 187 pp. Cloth, $90.00; e-book available. This study of literature and political theories of cosmopolitanism examines how scholars might establish a “cosmopolitan...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Christoph Lindner, New York seems too exceptional and cosmopolitan to see itself as marginal or “regional.” Both base their studies in visual arts, though Joseph Millichap, unlike Lindner (and despite his book’s title), does not reproduce photographs. Both derive discourses from dialectics—Lindner pairs the...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2003
... enrich and complicate our understanding of Native American iden- tity and experience. In Red Matters, Krupat aims to develop a ‘‘cosmopolitan comparativism’’ (ix) that will acknowledge nativist scholarly and...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 June 2016
.../Patriot binary, Gould lumps Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, the author of Letters from an American Farmer (1782), into the former category. He argues, with Edward Larkin, that Crèvecoeur and other Loyalists advocated a “vision of a cosmopolitan American identity” as a corrective to the “stringent and...