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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the period. This essay revisits consumption as a metaphor that joins reading and eating, arguing that the attitudes of working men require a more faithful materiality than our qualms about the term's biologism permit. Sensational reading was a response, this essay argues, to coercive disciplinary...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
...” (Gordon 1997 , 4–5) and as an interdisciplinary “term of analysis and history rather than personhood” (Chuh 2003a , 9), this article argues that ethical alienation as pedagogical practice can lead us to a differently ordered set of disciplinary priorities. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in and out of disciplinary boundaries and questions about the legacies of critical theory, comedy, sound, sexuality, independent filmmaking, and new media aesthetics. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Adorno Theodor W. 1990 . “ Punctuation Marks .” Translated by...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 March 2021
... essay also shows how Dunbar’s novel contributes to several fields of contemporary intellectual interest, among them Civil War studies, Afropessimist thought, and a cross-disciplinary investigation of negative epistemologies known as “ignorance studies.” Ultimately, the essay concludes that Civil War...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
... discrete species. This essay identifies the current pandemic as a crisis in knowledge—one in which assumptions such as Linnaean categories and species boundaries need re-examining—and explores historical and disciplinary means of challenging the limited and often deadly knowledge regime of the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 820–824.
Published: 01 December 2020
... insight no matter how far artificial intelligence advances. Weizenbaum’s argument, made in 1976, is wholly compatible with a disciplinary vision of literary studies rooted in hermeneutics and critical theory. Indeed, Weizenbaum cites the Frankfurt School and late literary critic Steven Marcus as...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... inclusion of such traditions for granted without also requiring rigorous evaluation of the disciplinary methods necessary for attending to them. The result has been a methodological confusion emanating, in...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2015
... practice while highlighting the diverse disciplinary, institutional, and political contributions of American literature to higher education and community-based teaching and learning. American Literature, Volume 87, Number 2, June 2015 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2886355  © 2015 by Duke University...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
... cultural criticism and the discourses of the academic disciplines. Possible topics in- clude the culturally derived origins of specific disciplines, interdisciplines, or subdisciplines; the ways in which disciplinary rhetoric privileges certain voices; and alternative rhetorics surviving in the margins...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
... peda- gogy as developing out of specific scholarly concerns, we wish to illustrate the intersection of theory and pedagogical practice while highlighting the diverse disciplinary, institutional, and political contributions of American literature to higher education and community-based teaching...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and identity engages with elements of literature produced for and about women. New trends in cultural studies challenge disciplinary as well as geographical boundaries. Resistance to center/periphery constructs in reformulated fields has led at once to unearthing new texts and subjects, and to...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
... new frameworks and approaches to Southern studies that are grounded in reality, as opposed to disciplinary fantasies, and that fully acknowledge the flux of the field. While Lowe focuses on the connections between the cultures of the US South and the Caribbean and Smith focuses on the relationship...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., $85.00; e-book, $84.99. Although Thoreau has been analyzed by critics from numerous disciplinary perspectives, including literary criticism, psychology, and geology, Sullivan is American Literature, Volume 87, Number 4, December 2015 DOI 10.1215/00029831-3329758  © 2015 by Duke University...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... these efforts, the temporal, spatial, and disciplinary boundaries of early American studies look nothing like they did a generation ago. Indeed, a sampling of recent work in the field provides American Literature, Volume 87, Number 4, December 2015 © 2015 by Duke University Press 826...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2015
... an understanding of how disciplinary systems have shaped the definition and dissemination of “knowl- edge” within the modern academy. Ted Underwood’s Why Literary Periods Mattered considers the ways periodization has been an “organizing principle” of “Anglo-American literary culture since the...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
... histories of editing and publishing houses, or of journalism and magazine writing, and it provides solid historical and cultural background to larger questions of canonization that attend disciplinary...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 665–667.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 2005 Announcements Call for Papers: Conference on Early American Cartographies A call for papers has been announced for the cross-disciplinary conference ‘‘Early American Cartographies cosponsored by the Society of Early Ameri- canists, the Newberry Library’s Center for Renaissance...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... intersection of theory and pedagogical practice while highlighting the diverse disciplinary, institutional, and political contributions of American literature to higher education and community-based teaching and learning. References Bérubé Michael , and Nelson Cary , eds. 1994 . Higher...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Stephenson’s history postulates two periods of interdisciplinary fer- ment, separated by nearly fifty years of disciplinary isolationism. Dur- ing World War II, Lawrence exploits an informal alliance among once discrete intellectual spheres. After the war, however, the long, inhos- pitable era of the Cold...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 June 2003
... it provides solid historical and cultural background to larger questions of canonization that attend disciplinary discussions of readers and authors. Stephanie Foote, University of Illinois at...