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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... $39.50. Feminist Interventions in Early American Studies . Ed. Mary C. Carruth. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. xxii, 328 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $32.95. Book Reviews The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England. By...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
... electrifying aesthetic experience. Gilmore’s terrifically ambitious, wide-ranging second chapter takes up this question with respect to Lord Byron, Hawthorne, Thoreau, and Herman Melville. Originally pub- lished in a special issue of American Literature on “Aesthetics and the End(s) of Cultural Studies...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. The Culture and Commerce of the Early American Novel: Reading the Atlantic World-System. By Stephen Shapiro. University Park, Pa.: Penn State Univ. Press. 2008. $55.00. These three studies of early...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
... issues began at a December 2002 symposium in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, organized by Jon Smith of the University of Montevallo and jointly sponsored by the American Literature Association and the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Called ‘‘The U.S. South, Postcolonial Theory, and New World...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Global South, Local South: Aboul-Ela The New Postnationalism in U.S. Southern Studies Globalization and the American South. Ed. James C. Cobb and William Stueck. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. xvi, 229 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The American South in a Global...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011
... iconic figures in the class- room—Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Jacobs. The editors propose that such limited focus creates an institutional paralysis in the study of early African American literature. This collection of essays attempts a pedagogical...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... comparative study of early-twentieth-century African Ameri­ can and Asian American literature, Lee’s Interracial Encounters produc- tively moves beyond the multiculturalism model—one that overly empha- sizes “the similarities or equivalences between various racial groups” (7). She makes the compelling...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: Early America’s Rational Infidels . By Walters Kerry . Amherst, MA : Prometheus Books . 2011 . 279 pp. Paper , $20.00 . © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews An American Body|Politic: A Deleuzian Approach. By Bernd Herzogenrath. Han- over, NH: Dartmouth...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... ‘‘genius still held ‘‘in bondage’’ to an older nation-centered and humanist historicism. Srinivas Aravamudan, Duke University American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature.By...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 167–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Godly Letters: The Literature of the American Puritans . By Michael J. Colacurcio. Notre Dame, Ind.: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. 2006. xix, 650 pp. $50.00. Early American Women Critics: Performance, Religion, Race . By Gay Gibson Cima. New...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Estilo Llano p[ar]a Comu[n] Intelige[n]cia . Tenochtitan . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Indigenous studies early American studies cartography material culture The land, not the least vaguely, realizing in all four directions, still storied, art-filled, fully...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 629–631.
Published: 01 September 2008
... scholarship of the last fifteen years. He points to a few of his own academic battle scars and indulges in name-calling—ugly words for a book about beauty. Over the last decade, the field of Native American literary studies has undergone an intense and occasionally conflict...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $35.00. In the twenty years between the time I entered graduate school and the time I sit to write this review, the field of early American literary studies has under- gone as radical a transformation as any other. In 1995, the Society of Early Americanists...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Hutchins Zachary McLeod . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . x, 329 pp. Cloth , $78.00 ; e-book available. Medical Encounters: Knowledge and Identity in Early American Literatures . By Wisecup Kelly . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013 . xi, 259 pp. Paper , $25.95 ; e...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 468–471.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Victor Bascara The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction . By Caroline Rody. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xx, 196 pp. $65.00. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University . By Mark Chiang...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 653–656.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Colin Wells. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2002. x, 254 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The past two decades of early American studies have seen the application of powerful new transatlantic...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 603–605.
Published: 01 September 2004
... transatlantic scholarship would seem to have resituated early American studies in a trans- or postnational context. Yet in the eye of the storm, two recent books defy this new critical trend. Firmly focused on cultural developments in the post-Revolutionary United States, Ruth Bloch and Paul Downes both...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2020
...David Faflik American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World . By Michelle Sizemore . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2017 . ix, 240 pp. Cloth, $74.00 ; e-book, $66.72 . Beautiful Deceptions: European Aesthetics, the Early American Novel, and...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jennifer Greeson Duke University Press 2007 Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South . By Catherine Kerrison. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 265 pp. $49.95. American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869 . By Melissa J...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... new ways. Christopher C. Freeburg, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign DOI 10.1215/00029831-2009-028 Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature. By Ivy Schweitzer. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper...