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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Elizabeth Twitchell Twitchell's essay examines Dave Eggers's What Is the What (2006) in the context of recent international interest in the morality of uncertainty, a stance which looks to self-erasure, not-knowing, and imaginative empathy as providing both the most humane response to trauma and a...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 650–653.
Published: 01 September 2017
... counterculture” (90). Such exhaustion with the ironies of the hipster and the punk eventually yields the believer, a postironic figure Konstantinou associates chiefly with Wallace and Dave Eggers. As opposed to the eschatological evangelical narratives of the same period, “Wallace and Eggers’s postironic...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
...: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana, 878–80. Twitchell, Elizabeth. “Dave Eggers’s What Is the What: Fictionalizing Trauma in the Era of Misery Lit,” 621–48. Vogel, Shane. “The New Queer Essentialism,” 175–84. White, Kevin J. Review: Archibald, Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2017
... engagement—Edwards notes, for example, how the Egyptian novelist Ahmed Alaidy plays intertextually with Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club (1996)—relatively little of this book is devoted to literature in itself, and the brief remarks in the epilogue on Dave Eggers’s A Hologram for the King (2012) only...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
... works employing personal and impersonal approaches to paternity, 9/11, self-making, and ecology. In the overly familiar emotional column, she places Jonathan Franzen, Cormac McCarthy, Jonathan Safran Foer, Dave Eggers, and Lydia Millet; in the experimental and impersonal affect column, we find Karen Tei...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 434–437.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Starre values as an alternative to technological determinism, the second and third chapters present exceptionally good readings of Dave Eggers and Mark Z. Danielewski. Acknowledging his silence about female authors, Starre associates metamedial works with an “ethos of strong authorship,” and he claims...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 837–844.
Published: 01 December 2013
... subject’s lead and attends to the specific history of Major’s life and work. American Authorship and Autobiographical Narrative: Mailer, Wideman, Eggers. By Jonathan D’Amore. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2012. ix, 197 pp. $80.00. D’Amore says that American life writing provides a unique opportunity...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... descriptor of increasingly deliberate institutional relationships and collaborations. In 2008, Dave Eggers’s book series, Voice of Witness, became a registered nonprofit dedicated to changing US conceptions of human rights through storytelling. In 2009, Amnesty International commissioned leading writers...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
...: Routledge. 2012. xxvii, 152 pp. $125.00. Varvogli’s text attempts to locate the America of twenty-­first-­century Ameri- can literature through the works of contemporary writers, including Dave Eggers, Amy Tan, Chang-­rae Lee, and Jhumpa Lahiri. She argues that novels of these authors both...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 908–916.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Bradley, Leslie Marmon Silko, Louise Erdrich, John Steinbeck, Carlos Bulosan, Junot Díaz, Edwidge Danticat, Tony Kushner, Alice Hoffman, Mark Bixler, and Dave Eggers. Chuck Palahniuk, Parodist: Postmodern Irony in Six Transgressive Novels . By David McCracken. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2016. vii...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 413–421.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Serros, and Dave Eggers, Grassian argues that with its blending of hybrid elements and allegiances, contemporary American literature remains a significant force in reflecting 418 American Literature and contributing to cultural change. His study examines different kinds of hybridity in literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 611–614.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Alice B. Toklas, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 614–616.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the two films in which Kevin Spacey’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Alice B. Toklas, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the two films in which Kevin Spacey’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Alice B. Toklas, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the two films in which Kevin Spacey’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Alice B. Toklas, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 628–631.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lolita, Dave Eggers’s A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, and the filmsSeven and The Usual Suspects. Through discussions of linguistic repeti­ tion in As I Lay Dying, the spectacular authorial death staged at the end of A Heartbreaking Work, and the two films in which Kevin Spacey’s...