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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 123–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
... its first appearance.7 At once a tradi- tional sentimental novel and a scholarly exploration of female intellec- tualism, St. Elmo depicts its heroine, Edna Earl, at war with herself, struggling with the accepted limits of femininity. Her brilliant career as an author pits her very body against...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 879.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Press. 1999. ix, 292 pp. Paper, $19.95. In this study of American modernism and modern love, Nina Miller con- centrates on three locations in New York: Greenwich Village, midtown, and Harlem. Edna St. Vincent...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 869–873.
Published: 01 December 2016
... writing in the 1920s: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Margaret Wilson, Edna Ferber, Ellen Glasgow, Dorothy Scarborough, and Dawn Powell. She links biographical and textual insights to argue that these novels demonstrate a shared historical retrospective in their common depiction of nineteenth-century women’s...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...—work- ing-class poetry. Through close readings of Eliot, Sandburg, William Carlos Williams, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, Marsh teases out the poetics of labor. His compelling premise is that the prob- lems of the working poor weighed heavily on the creative...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... criticism. Hass, who has achieved much fame, is what Archambeau calls “an agnostic Wintersian.” A chronicle of Winters’s singular influence on each of these writers, this work enlarges scholarship on mentorship and twentieth-century U.S. poetry. Poetics of the Body: Edna St. Vincent Millay...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., history, major texts in poetry and prose, and key figures are consid- ered alongside the Beats’ relationship to bohemianism writ large, their repre- sentations within and responses to 1950s film, music, visual art, and culture, and their legacy in the 1960s and beyond. Edna Ferber’s America. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 663–670.
Published: 01 September 2010
... demonstrates how European forms of music and theater allowed American writers to explore social and aesthetic issues. Edna Ferber’s Hollywood: American Fictions of Gender, Race, and History. By J. E. Smyth. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2009. xiv, 337 pp. $55.00. Cultural and literary scholars have...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
... con- straining women’s lives. Exploring such issues as marriage, parenting, con- trasting values, housekeeping, and wage-earning work, Haytock close reads novels—including Edna Ferber’s American Beauty and Josephine Johnson’s Now in November—to unpack how gender and middle-class perspectives are...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 175–188.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., assuring readers that her drinking was not in the same league as that of male poets including Dylan Thomas or John Berryman, Millier “grew mili- tant” (xii). The result is a study of alcohol in the lives and work of Dorothy Parker, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Louise Bogan, Elinor Wylie, Isabella...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: “Downstairs from Meme’s is a basement apartment that Meme’s mother fixed up and rented to a Puerto Rican family. Louie’s family” (Cisneros 1984 , 23). And after “Edna’s Ruthie,” “The Earl of Tennessee” begins: “Earl lives next door in Edna’s basement” (70). Spatial aesthetics pervades Cisneros’s fiction...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 December 2001
... anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a paradoxical evocation of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s rhetoric of self-sovereignty, Edna’s refusal to...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2001
... anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a paradoxical evocation of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s rhetoric of self-sovereignty, Edna’s refusal to...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 889–890.
Published: 01 December 2001
... anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a paradoxical evocation of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s rhetoric of self-sovereignty, Edna’s refusal to...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 890–891.
Published: 01 December 2001
... anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a paradoxical evocation of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s rhetoric of self-sovereignty, Edna’s refusal to...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 865–866.
Published: 01 December 2001
... literature, there are substantial chapters that place Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Edith Whar- ton’s The House of Mirth within the literary and cultural discourse anticipat- ing Claude Lévi-Strauss’s anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Mirth within the literary and cultural discourse anticipat- ing Claude Lévi-Strauss’s anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2001
... literature, there are substantial chapters that place Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Edith Whar- ton’s The House of Mirth within the literary and cultural discourse anticipat- ing Claude Lévi-Strauss’s anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 870–871.
Published: 01 December 2001
... literature, there are substantial chapters that place Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Edith Whar- ton’s The House of Mirth within the literary and cultural discourse anticipat- ing Claude Lévi-Strauss’s anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 December 2001
... anticipat- ing Claude Lévi-Strauss’s anthropological study of the exchange of women. In Stange’s reading of The Awakening, Edna Pontellier emerges from her initial subjugation to the prerogatives of male ownership to claim self-ownership; in a paradoxical evocation of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s rhetoric...