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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Lisa M. Gordis Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England . By Van Engen Abram C. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 311 pp. Cloth , $74.00 ; e-book available. Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Wynn Sivils © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Clear-Cutting Eden: Ecology and the Pastoral in Southern Literature . By Christopher Rieger. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2009. x, 202 pp. $39.75. Cotton's Queer Relations: Same-Sex Intimacy and the Literature of...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sarah Eden Schiff Duke University Press 2007 Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writing since the 1980s . By Janet Handler Burstein. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2006. xv, 264 pp. $45.00. Philip Roth's Rude Truth: The Art of Immaturity . By Ross Posnock...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eden Osucha Duke University Press 2006 Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . By Madhu Dubey. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2003. ix, 284 pp. Paper, $22.00. Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity . By E. Patrick Johnson. Durham, N.C...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 890–891.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Eden Osucha By William B. Turner. Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple Univ. Press. 2000. xv, 256 pp. Cloth, $69.50; paper, $22.95. 2002 Reviews Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776–1862. By Richard Gravil. New York: St. Martin’s. 2000. xx, 250 pp. $49.95. Richard Gravil’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Carol Batker; Eden Osucha; Augusta Rohrbach Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Why we teach what we teach is just as important as why we study what we study but is seldom discussed as a field-defining issue. In turning our attention to pedagogy, the editors of this special issue...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 390–392.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Eden Osucha © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Intimacy in America: Dreams of Affiliation in Antebellum Literature . By Peter Coviello. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xii, 230 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Eden Osucha By Rachel Adams. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2001. xi, 289 pp. Cloth,$60.00; paper, $19.00. By Benjamin Reiss. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. x, 267 pp. Cloth,$29.95. 2003 Book...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melissa Gniadek This essay reads George Lippard’s ’Bel of Prairie Eden (1848), E.D.E.N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand (1859), and a moving panorama, The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley (ca. 1850), to show how the serial structures and temporalities of these particular...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 545–569.
Published: 01 September 2003
... tradition, The Conquest critiques the Anglo-Saxon edenic myth. If white antebellum writers deployed the trope of the New World as paradise, ignoring the evils of slavery while stressing the ‘‘idyllic’’ qualities of Southern...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Edenic world and delineat- ing the negative aspects of experience. Frost’s poetry (especially ‘‘The Black Cottage ‘‘Mending Wall ‘‘Paul’s Wife and the New England narrative poems) shows the individual voice...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... unfinished Paterson) that chronicles the moribund aspects of American culture, divorcing the individual from an Edenic world and delineat- ing the negative aspects of experience. Frost’s poetry (especially ‘‘The Black...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the content of the issue, please contact any or all of the coeditors: Carol Batker (cjbatker@usfca.edu), Eden Osucha (eosucha @bates.edu), and Augusta Rohrbach (augustarohrbach@gmail.com). Conference and Call for Papers: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 2016, July 17–21, “Faulkner and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
... discussion. Kim frames canonical works of American literature, their publication histories, and contemporaneous discourses and events through an Asian Americanist critical lens. Her four chapters cover Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952), John Steinbeck’s East of Eden (1952), the Melville revival...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... past, Aaron Sachs takes it as the impetus for his study. His commitment to “creating an ecologically sustainable society” leads him to reexamine the nineteenth- century United States to identify an Arcadian tradition that counters the myth of American Eden, a tradition that can help readers...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
... am-lit@duke .edu. For inquiries about the content of the issue, please contact any or all of the coeditors: Carol Batker (cjbatker@usfca.edu), Eden Osucha (eosucha @bates.edu), and Augusta Rohrbach (augustarohrbach@gmail.com). Conference and Call for Papers: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 2016...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 440–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Amelia Evans violates and inverts stereotypes of sex, gender, and sexuality. Hemingway’s The Garden of Eden is the focus of Ira Elliott’s essay, which explains how Catherine’s obsession with tanning her body not only challenges...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the commodity-exchange and sugar-plantation econ- omy, and second on the repetitive projection of a counterfactual image of Hawai‘i as a quasi-primitive, dance-filled, eroticized Eden ‘‘remote from the work-day...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... part 4, she turns to Naylor and Morrison to explore the relationship between the nostalgia for home and the ‘‘meanings of Edenic space and time’’ (128). Rubenstein offers insightful and sophisticated close readings of the works...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...— YouholdthatwhichIcherish Andall,sosad,thatIhad! Sky full of love, of light, of poetry; Eden so blessed by the Inca’s God Will it be that I have lost you forever, if I cannot die within you some day? Oh, if every hope were overcast, onthehorizonIwouldseemyexecutioner. I would rather it be, by God...