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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joseph Helminski 2006 Canons by Consensus: Critical Trends and American Literary Anthologies . By Joseph Csicsila. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xx, 262 pp. $38.50. Books, Maps, and Politics: A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861 . By Carl...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 600–603.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lisa Lynch Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics . By Holloway Karla F. C. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . 225 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Reading Embodied Citizenship: Disability, Narrative, and the Body Politic . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Lauren Coats © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production, 1500–1900 . Ed. Martin Brückner and Hsuan L. Hsu. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press. 2007. 367 pp. $65.00. Novels, Maps, Modernity: The Spatial...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joseph Helminski © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History . By Elizabeth Renker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 219 pp. $98.00. Critique for What? Cultural Studies, American Studies, Left Studies...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rebecca Wanzo © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism . By bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains. Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities . By Michael Bérubé...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Richard T. Rodríguez © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature . By John Morán González. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2009. xiv, 259 pp. $50.00. Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 661–662.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Maura Spiegel © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Statistical Panic: Cultural Politics and Poetics of the Emotions . By Kathleen Woodward. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 316 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 851–853.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Patricia Ybarra © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Gender and Allegory in Transamerican Fiction and Performance . By Katherine Sugg. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. xviii, 241 pp. $74.95. Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics . By Richard T. Rodríguez...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Ramzi Fawaz Dismissed for decades as juvenile entertainment, comic books had by the early 1970s come of age as America's “native art”: taught on Ivy League campuses, studied by European scholars and filmmakers, and taken up as a new generation's cultural critique of American society. The cultural...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Marissa López © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 There Was a Woman: La Llorona from Folklore to Popular Culture. By Domino Renee Perez. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xix, 272 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 463–466.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Elizabeth Archuleta Native Liberty: Natural Reason and Cultural Survivance . By Gerald Vizenor. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. ix, 321 pp. Paper, $30.00. Writing Indian, Native Conversations . By John Lloyd Purdy. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xvii, 282 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 468–471.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Victor Bascara The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction . By Caroline Rody. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xx, 196 pp. $65.00. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University . By Mark Chiang...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Gary Hall What forms will literary and cultural criticism take in the twenty-first century, given the move toward open access, open data, and open government that is currently being promoted in the name of greater efficiency and transparency? Will the growing use of digital tools and data-led...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 177–184.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Racism and Violence in Current US Literary and Cultural Criticism Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capi- talism. By Jodi Melamed. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2011. 304 pp. Paper, $25.00. Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2000
... nestled in the last paragraph of his book’s introduction: ‘‘My project is simply to reexamine one of the foundational cate- gories of our analysis of literature and culture, on the assumption that other...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2000
... introduction: ‘‘My project is simply to reexamine one of the foundational cate- gories of our analysis of literature and culture, on the assumption that other constructs such as nation, gender, race, and individual have all come to de...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 658–659.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... American literary critics have often been uncomfortable handling cultural productions that appear to fall awkwardly into the gap between the identi- fied provinces of literature and science. In our reluctance to enter the canyon...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 896–897.
Published: 01 December 2000
... aTrain(Out in Culture, 1995) or that Jonathan Freedman has passed over Janet Walker’s book on psychoanalysis, Couching Resistance (1987). Nevertheless, as a collection, the book holds together well, and its range...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on various colonial discourses in the early Americas. Born out of an international conference sponsored by the McNeil Center and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, this col- lection contains no less than seventeen innovative essays on how individuals and societies...