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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- Book Reviews 615 pelling accounts of the historical forces at work in the subtle technologies of form and formality. Alex Feerst, Duke University War Games: Richard Harding Davis and the New Imperialism. By John Seelye. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2003. xv, 341 pp. Cloth, $80.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Harding Davis’s 1861 novella Life in the Iron Mills presents an apposite case study for the constitutive relation of art and politics in the nineteenth-century American context. The text’s efforts culminate in its central figure: the korl woman statue carved by Hugh Wolf out of the waste material of the...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... political executives. Closer to our academic homes in Madison, Wisconsin, and Davis, California, some of the most significant American public protests in many years have highlighted accelerating trends of economic inequality resulting from a variety of interlinked causes ranging...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
... discourse—even when, after the outbreak of the Civil War, the political sensibilities of the British periodical were no longer sympathetic to the cause of abolition. Reading the ekphrastic relation between Punch cartoons of Shakespearean mock-ups of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis and Douglass's...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... alongside Rebecca Harding Davis’s tale of tragic artistic labor, “Life in the Iron Mills.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 aesthetic regime romantic authorship genius copyright intellectual labor author compensation Jacques Rancière In his extended and alluring discussions...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 650–651.
Published: 01 September 2001
... useful book for any student of Tennessee Williams and his plays. Peter L. Hays, University of California, Davis Eugene O’Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy. By Stephen A. Black. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 1999. xxiv, 543 pp. $29.95. More biographical than psychoanalytic, Stephen Black’s Eugene...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 855–866.
Published: 01 December 2012
... tramp culture during the Progressive era (Mikkelsen) or Kevin Davies’s invocation of the “lateral argument” produced by the internet (Nealon, xx). Unlike the cultural poetics of the new his- toricism that tends to read literature against a backdrop of histori­ cal events, these new forms of...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2004
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Cynthia J. Davis This essay examines the cultural pursuit of a painless ideal as a neglected context for US literary realism. Advances in anesthesia in the final decades of the nineteenth century shared with influential religious ideologies including the New Thought an assumption that a comfortable...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Cynthia Davis By Mary Klages. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 1999. 250 pp.$36.50. 2000 Book Reviews 6141 AL 72:3 / sheet 169 of 237 Institutional Individualism: Conversion, Exile, and Nostalgia in Puritan New En...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Kathe Davis By Bernard W. Quetchenbach. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2000. xv, 189 pp. Cloth, $49.50; paper, $18.50. 2002 Reviews Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776–1862. By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Jason Gary Horn By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii,179 pp. $29.95. By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 339 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95. 2005 194 American Literature times psychotic, and although Jones delights...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 459.
Published: 01 June 2010
... will showcase the ways that ecocriticism, now global- ized and theoretically robust, might return to its American origins to revise and reinvigorate American studies. Guest editors Michael Ziser (University of California, Davis) and Monique Allewaert (Emory University) invite sub- missions that...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- able mention was awarded to Michael Ziser, University of California, Davis, for “Emersonian Terrorism: John Brown, Islam, and Postsecular Violence” ( June 2010, 333–60). Members of the judging committee were Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz (Chair); Colleen...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2017
... unpublished personal essay “I Choose Exile”; C. L. R. James’s 1953 Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways: The Story of Herman Melville and the World We Live In , written on Ellis Island when he was detained as an “alien subversive” (124); and the weekly newspaper columns of Frank Marshall Davis (Obama’s leftist...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
... exemplary figure. David Bergman, Towson University Faulkner and the Politics of Reading. By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii, 179 pp. $29.95. Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s ‘‘Go Down, Moses By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2003
... cloud our understanding of the 1960s, Margo Perkins offers her reading of three understudied (pun intended) autobiographies: Assata Shakur’s Assata (1987), Angela Davis’s An Autobi- ography (1974), and Elaine...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that has transformed North American poetry in the last decade. At first, this poem by Kevin Davies seems to be just the swift dodge of a tedious sort of lecturing, political poetry. Yes, the speaker is complaining about the theft of his wages, but he does it science-fictionally, and by way of a dated...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 423–435.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Hugh Davis. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2008. xviii, 318 pp. $39.95. Davis takes a comprehensive view of the novelist best remembered for his posthumously published A Death in the Family, which received a Pulitzer Prize in 1958. Agee was also a poet, screenwriter, journalist...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 791–820.
Published: 01 December 2017
....’” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 lyric blackness quiet avant-garde Miles Davis After World War II, anthropologist Edward T. Hall found himself tasked with the onerous challenge of making Americans more likable. Like something from a classic screwball comedy, Hall provided...