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American Literature (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 (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...
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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 (2007) 79 (3): 618–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Taylor Hagood Duke University Press 2007 Faulkner and the Great Depression: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Cultural Politics . By Ted Atkinson. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xi, 271 pp. $39.95. William Faulkner's Legacy: “What Shadow, What Stain, What Mark.” By Margaret...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 338–341.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage . By Joe Rollins . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2018 . ix, 193 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Naomi Morgenstern considers the ways literature represents anxieties surrounding...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Charlottesville : 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...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2017
... his own film, but the latter escaped (182). In presenting this material, Cotkin is an able narrator, and his book will likely prove useful to scholars of postwar American culture, particularly when they seek memorable stories to tell their students about artists from the period. In stark contrast...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and the Future of American Cultural Studies . By Smith Jon . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2013 . xv, 176 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; paper, $24.95 ; e-book, $24.95 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 On the surface these authors employ vastly different methodologies: John Lowe’s...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Molly Wallace Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species . By Ursula K. Heise . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2016 . xiii, 280 pp. Cloth, $82.50 ; paper $27.50 ; e-book available. Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Charles Scruggs Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual . By Jermaine Singleton . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2015 . xi, 153 pp. Cloth, $50.00 ; e-book, $30.00 . In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . By Christina...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
... : Univ. 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...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of American Race and Culture . By Barnhart Bruce . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . 252 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.99 . Joan Shelley Rubin’s latest book, the collection Cultural Considerations , addresses the question of jazz time in an appreciative chapter on Gunther...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 June 2006
...James Dawes 2006 A Forgetful Nation: On Integration and Cultural Identity in the United States . By Ali Behdad. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xvii, 212 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. The Languages of Difference: American Writers and Anthropologists Reconfigure...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Christopher Newfield 2006 Modern Women, Modern Work: Domesticity, Professionalism, and American Writing, 1890-1950 . By Francesca Sawaya. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 198 pp. $42.50. The Business of America: The Cultural Production of a Post-War Nation...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Holly Flint Duke University Press 2006 Holly Toni Morrison’s Paradise: Flint Black Cultural Citizenship in the American Empire In 1980 historian William Appleman Williams warned that the only way to create viable American identities...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeffory A. Clymer Duke University Press 2006 Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-Century America . By Todd Vogel. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2004. x, 194 pp. Cloth, $62.00; paper, $22.95. The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Victoria Ramirez Duke University Press 2006 Race Mixing: Southern Fiction since the Sixties . By Suzanne W. Jones. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 346 pp. $45.95. The Romance of Authenticity: The Cultural Politics of Regional and Ethnic Literatures . By Jeff...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Nicole M. Merola The Meaning of Rivers: Flow and Reflection in American Literature . By McMillin T. S. . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2011 . xviii, 220 pp. Paper , $34.95 . Environmental Evasion: The Literary, Critical, and Cultural Politics of “Nature’s Nation...