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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 June 2020
...William Reed Quinn Abstract This essay examines how the editorial staff of the Crisis positioned readers as collaborators and literary activists. Looking at letters to the editor, I argue that readers helped reevaluate representations of blackness in American literary taste. These letters bridge...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Jim Casey; Sarah H. Salter Abstract This essay calls for the concerted study of editorship as a distinct mode of cultural expression. Given that the collaborative craft of editors is often invisible, the study of editorship requires attending to the practices, habits, and techniques of editing...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... rationality of scientific management. In addition to offering close readings of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and “The Fly” by George Langelaan, this essay demonstrates that Playboy editor and publisher Hugh Hefner himself was a science-fictional figure, representing the fantasy of a human merging...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 651–676.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Evan Brier Abstract How should Toni Morrison’s work as a Random House editor be understood? How does it figure, that is, in the larger contexts of literary history, publishing history, and the history of African American expression? Positioning Morrison’s editorial work in relation to the corporate...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national features. The essays considers Stein and Beach alongside a stateside American modernist, journal editor Margaret Anderson (whose memoir My Thirty Years' War [1930] is engaged with the business of modernism but does not nationalize commercial values) to establish that these expatriate modernists...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... health care activists, including C. V. Roman, founding member of the National Medical Association (1895) and the first editor of the Journal of the National Medical Association , E. Elliott Rawlins, health columnist for the Amsterdam News , and Mary Fitzbutler Waring, chair of the Committee for Health...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 653–663.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and documen- tary. After all, how many people still around can claim fewer degrees of separation from AL than I can? How many knew personally all of its editors since its founding? I remind myself of Jay B. Hubbell mention- ing that he once talked with someone who had heard Edgar Allan Poe deliver...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2004
...- erature. I was beginning to think about what it might mean to become the first female editor of the journal. I was regarded as a ‘‘theorist’’ and a ‘‘feminist’’ who was doing ‘‘cultural studies as someone who did ‘‘interdisciplinary work’’ and who had made a mark ‘‘expanding the canon I have put scare...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 638.
Published: 01 December 2004
... years later, when I had occasion to visit Duke University to offer comments for a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar presented, I think, by the then editors of American Literature. I accepted the invitation because I needed the money; I also needed the recognition on my annual activity...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 639–652.
Published: 01 December 2004
... was unequivocally ‘‘out of place’’ in the world he had sought scholastically to make ‘‘home The second story occurred a few years later, when I had occasion to visit Duke University to offer comments for a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar presented, I think, by the then editors of American...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the text and their attachment to organizing and reading literary works in the order of their composition. Meredith L. McGill is author of American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834–1853 (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2003) and editor of two collections of essays: The Traffic in Poems...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 June 2000
... by bringing to voice new scholars—is characteristic of Pro- fessor Davidson’s editorial modus operandi. No More Separate Spheres! was designated the Best Special Issue of 1998 by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. One...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 833–857.
Published: 01 December 2002
... in the experience of Dickinson’s manuscripts, especially in regard to their trajectory toward publication. The reader can actually trace for herself each document’s journey from Dickinson’s desk to a corre- spondent or to a manuscript book or to a sheet left unbound, then to an editor, to print, to the image...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 621–636.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Duke University Press 2005 Roundtable: American Literature at Seventy-five In recognition of American Literature’s seventy-fifth year, the journal’s editors and the American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association cosponsored a roundtable at the MLA’s annual convention...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Ralph James Savarese Ralph James Savarese , author of one book and editor of three collections, teaches at Grinnell College in Iowa. He spent the academic year 2012–2013 as a neurohumanities fellow at Duke's Institute for Brain Sciences. How Literature Plays with the Brain...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... print culture reception studies In July 1852 editor, orator, abolitionist, and former slave Frederick Douglass included within the pages of Frederick Douglass’ Paper an account of a recent three-day trip to Ithaca, New York. In recounting the details of his tour, Douglass paused to express his...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., named for the founding editor of American Literature,is given in recognition of a significant contribution to the study of American literature. 2000 Norman Foerster Prize The Norman Foerster Prize for the best article published in American Lit- erature during 2000 was awarded to Daylanne English...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 223.
Published: 01 March 2009
... © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 In Memoriam: Carol Rigsby Carol Rigsby, managing editor of American Literature from 1990 to 2000, died of cancer on 6 October 2008. For ten years, Carol was our editor, administra- tor, mentor, and friend. The imprint of her commitment can still...