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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 653–656.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing.By Susan Manning. New York: Palgrave. 2002. viii, 339 pp. $69.95. The Devil & Doctor Dwight: Satire & Theology in the Early American Republic.By...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Bernice L. Hausman Duke University Press 2006 Evolution and “the Sex Problem”: American Narratives during the Eclipse of Darwinism . By Bert Bender. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2004. xvi, 389 pp. $59.95. Profound Science and Elegant Literature: Imagining Doctors...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
... was especially notable because Delany, the African American doctor, antislavery lecturer, journalist, and author, had never set foot in Central America. Mattox's essay examines archival accounts of the actual election that took place in San Juan del Norte, including items in the African American press...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 December 2021
... with care on individual nurses, doctors, or other medical staff. Instead of exposing the power of individual medical practitioners to exploit bodies, these novels call attention to the power of capitalism and inequality to distort and derange the mission of medicine. Yet, the political critiques offered...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2014
...” (Crenner 2005, 42), the Venetian was among the first buildings in the nation explicitly designed by its architects, the distinguished Chicago firm of Holabird and Roche, to house the medical offices of multiple private doctors (Bruegmann 1997, 187). High rents ensured that only estab- lished...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., like Parchman Prison, free of the contamination associated with women and a cash economy. 824 American Literature In the ‘‘Wild Palms’’ section that begins the novel, Faulkner intro- duces this issue of female and socioeconomic contamination through the eyes of the nameless Doctor, who serves...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
... an administering doctor and, concomitantly, does not involve a monetary transaction. On the later treatments, see Caplan 1998 : 45–60. 16 Holmes’s proposal that trauma results from a deficit of centralized will, and may be healed with a practice of its gradual reinstatement, does not explicitly resonate...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... for experimentation with gentler, unortho- dox treatments. As Twain pursued one new remedy after another, he learned that even if the science does not help the disease, the hope it offers may help the patient—an insight, Ober argues, still useful to doctors and patients today. Ober’s touching account...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 843–866.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... O’Brian with a gun. Dante, an educated Filipino who has lived in America, soothes the doctor by telling him, ‘‘ ‘You and I, we are both Americans, as the saying goes. But the old boy is a primitive and a peasant; he doesn’t...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... for experimentation with gentler, unortho- dox treatments. As Twain pursued one new remedy after another, he learned that even if the science does not help the disease, the hope it offers may help the patient—an insight, Ober argues, still useful to doctors and patients today. Ober’s touching account...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Matthew is first introduced at Count Altamonte’s party, where every- one in attendance is listening to him rant. “Once the doctor had his audience,” we are told, “nothing could stop him” (N, 15). Constant talk is not only the doctor’s habit but also his compulsion. He speaks loudly, brashly...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). The language of the ban is contradictory and confusing; for example, doctors may legally perform an intact D&E only if they began the procedure intending to use a different method. Furthermore, the law does not ban the form of D&E available before intact D&E was developed, a procedure in which...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 525–562.
Published: 01 September 2001
... visible the ruptures that inhere in the cultural logic of human science and its narrative forms. Modernism, Sexuality, and a Doctor In the years surrounding the publication of Nightwood, degeneration theory was still a prominent force, surfacing in a variety of forms, in- cluding Sadler’s eugenic...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 September 2011
... trope in early cinema—from Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari (1920) and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) to Victor Halperin’s White Zombie (1931) and Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times (1936)—the figure of the automaton, manne- quin, or robot, and its attendant dilemma, became central...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2019
... appropriates one of health feminism’s key tenets—that our relationship to our bodies and health must be an active, even vigilant one” (64). Staying with the site of the clinic in her third chapter, Diedrich explores John Berger and Jean Mohr’s A Fortunate Man (1967), a narrative of a country doctor...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
... to contain the epidemic, used various forms of mass media to inform the public. The mea- sures taken to ‘‘get the word out on AIDS’’ as expeditiously as pos- sible are most conspicuously highlighted in an article in Western Jour- nal of Medicine by a staff of medical doctors that cites the mass media’s...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., after a quarter century and two uncontrollable waves of a global pandemic, the story goes, doctor John Snow stopped a London cholera outbreak in its tracks using only a map and a pen (see figures 1 and 2 ). He did not know about the Vibrio cholerae bacteria that caused cholera, or even about germ...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Lynne Feeley Lynne Feeley is a lecturer in the History and Literature Program at Harvard University. She received her doctorate from Duke University and completed her dissertation as a Mellon Sawyer Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She specializes in early American literature...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the boundaries of home and nation’’ (114). By law, a pregnant woman had to confess her personal decision to terminate her pregnancy and only if her doctor deemed her reasoning legitimate could she be granted an abortion...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., to become a doctor. “If I were born again,” he thinks to himself, “I would study med- ical science devotedly. This thought has been rooted in my mind for five decades.” Although he is unable to convey why this is to Bobby or his son, he acknowledges, “This desire of mine has been bred by mem- ories...