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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 Russell...
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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 Ostrowski. Amherst: Univ...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Bob Perelman 2005 Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy . By Marjorie Perloff. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxxiv, 307 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95; The Constructivist Moment: From Material Text to Cultural Poetics . By Barrett Watten. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... American culture, divorcing the individual from an Edenic world and delineat- ing the negative aspects of experience. Frost’s poetry (especially ‘‘The Black Cottage ‘‘Mending Wall ‘‘Paul’s Wife and the New England narrative...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Mary Caton Lingold The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural History, and the Presence of the Past . By Siemerling Winfried . Montreal, QC : McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press . 2015 . xiv, 545 pp. Cloth , $110.00 ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book available. Black Atlas...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Waleed F. Mahdi Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature . By Hassan Waïl S. . Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xvi, 259 pp. Cloth , $73.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book available. Contemporary Arab-American Literature...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... of Virginia Press . 2014 . xii, 281 pp. Cloth , $29.50 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $65.00 . The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s . By Washington Mary Helen . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2014 . xviii, 347 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Race and Culture . By Barnhart Bruce . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . 252 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.99 . Cultural Considerations: Essays on Readers, Writers, and Musicians in Postwar America . By Rubin Joan Shelley . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kevin Modestino Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe . By Kennedy J. Gerald . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 457 pp. Cloth , $125.00 ; paper, $35.00 ; e-book available. Novel Nostalgias: The Aesthetics of Antagonism in Nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
... : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2015 . vii, 260 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Literature as Cultural Ecology: Sustainable Texts . By Zapf Hubert . London : Bloomsbury . 2016 . ix, 301 pp. Cloth , $114.00 ; e-book, $28.99 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Timothy Aubry Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility . By Cotkin George . Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press . 2016 . viii, 433 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book available. The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy . By Michaels Walter Benn . Chicago...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 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 constructs such as nation, gender, race...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 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- pend in one way...
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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
... 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 ‘‘became colonial...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 47–83.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jenine Abboushi Dallal Duke University Press 2001 Jenine American Imperialism UnManifest: Abboushi Emerson’s ‘‘Inquest’’ and Cultural Regeneration Dallal Mr. Calhoun: [T]he single question is, does the con- stitution extend to the territories...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
...: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard Gravil’s study of the crucial debt owed by American romantic writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Whitman to their English romantic fore- bears seems appropriate in this globalizing era that increasingly questions the validity of cultural...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2001
... cultural categories based on nationhood. For Gravil, the prevail- ing academic boundary between American and British literatures makes little sense when these two supposedly distinct traditions are so clearly interdepen- dent. Challenging the conventional notion that American literature emerged from...
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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. Durham, N.C.: Duke...