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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Habiba Ibrahim Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 322 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 . Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance . By Batiste...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Odile Harter The Great Depression engendered a special kind of first-person plural, which drove fundamental changes in Marianne Moore’s quoting practice during the period. She moved toward a quotation practice that was less dense, drawn increasingly from mottoes and collective speech, and couched...
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American Literature (1 September 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 Donovan Bauer...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Depression . By Susan Currell. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. 235 pp. $39.95. The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work . By Andrew Hoberek. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. x, 158 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $21.95. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- ful role in constructing the meanings of environments and, in many cases, of determining their fates. Betsy Klimasmith, University of Massachusetts, Boston Dust Bowl, USA: Depression America and the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Tavel Clarke © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression . By Jani Scandura. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xix, 321 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Black Fascisms: African American Literature and Culture between the Wars . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Robert Dale Parker Abstract Across the fiction and poetry of the Great Depression, when the focus turns to men on the down and out, unable to find work and not knowing where they will find their next meal or place to sleep, a series of representative scenes reappears from one now often-forgotten...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
... wake of a depressed Southern economy. Instead, Chesnutt gives the reader a subtle and underappreciated look into the constitutive, imperial, and “modern” economic forces behind racial violence, represented, like cakewalk performances, as banal popular entertainment, part and parcel of the extension of...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 437–444.
Published: 01 June 2007
... include Alain Locke, Hart Crane, Georgia O’Keeffe, Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Frank, and Countee Cullen. Hobo Life in the Great Depression: A Regional Narrative from the American Midwest. By Edward C. Weideman. Ed. R. W. Crump. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen. 2005. xiv, 201 pp. $109.95. Edward...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Scholarship,” 781–809. Harter, Odile. “Marianne Moore’s Depression Collectives,” 333–61. Henigman, Laura. Review: Fenton, Religious Liberties: Anti-Catholicism and Liberal Democracy in Nineteenth-Century US Literature and Culture, 404–7. Review: Stewart, Strange Jeremiahs: Civil Religion and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
...— the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, McCarthyism and resistance to it—and because of the critical neglect that his typically direct approach to these subjects earned him. Nelson’s key methodological contribution, how...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
...— the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, McCarthyism and resistance to it—and because of the critical neglect that his typically direct approach to these subjects earned him. Nelson’s key methodological contribution, how...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2000
... for social regeneration was heightened for Warren by the desperate state of Tseng 2000.12.5 11:42 DST:103 Book Reviews 883 the South during the Great Depression. Of her five chapters...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Anne Charles By Marilyn R. Schuster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 1999. xv, 269 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $20.00. 2000 Book Reviews 883 the South during the Great Depression. Of her five chapters, the strongest include chapter 1...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2003
... and the Depression. Drawing on printers’ archives, book reviews, memoirs, correspondence, and the biblio- graphical analysis of 300 fine editions, Benton describes how lavish materi- als and painstaking...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- ful role in constructing the meanings of environments and, in many cases, of determining their fates. Betsy Klimasmith, University of Massachusetts, Boston Dust Bowl, USA: Depression America and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
... back into its conceptual origins as a pathology of common people’s uncontrolled imagination overtaking their senses and faculty of reason. A disease of soldiers unable to function in war and paralyzed by their desires for home, nostalgia was also attributed to slaves as a crippling form of depression...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
... comprehensive literary and cultural history of the US transition from the Great Depression to World War II. At the broadest level, Takayoshi seeks to show how World War II changed the course and shape of US literary culture before the United States entered the war, most notably in the way it converted the...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... suburbia. In his more inclusive study Millichap affixes Mathew Brady’s Civil War daguerreotypes, Depression-era documentary, and civil rights agitprop as focal points, but these periods also anticipate, reiterate, and commemorate one another. “Lost cause” daguerreotypes haunt 1930s photo exhibitions on...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in the community, her husband’s failing health, her periods of depression, and her anxieties over her sons, she also records her reactions to historical and political events such as the Depression, the Sino- Japanese War, the abdication of King Edward VIII, and the growing threat from Hitler...