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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jane F. Thrailkill © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism . By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America's Aesthetics...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 467–494.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Paul Gilmore Duke University 2004 Paul Romantic Electricity, or the Gilmore Materiality of Aesthetics Perhaps the central problem for contemporary crit- ics who address aesthetics is defining exactly what we mean by the term. In addition to the abundance...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 31–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the electric chair at Sing Sing prison alongside James Weldon Johnson's 1912 novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man , the essay argues that these texts invite us to recast early twentieth-century black resistance in electrical terms, terms that expose racial violence as a function of technological...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 389–419.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of this inattention and misreading has been a result of failing to see how Lin's engagement with the discourse on technology (and especially his decades-long attempt to invent an electric Chinese typewriter) was central to both his literary work and its transnational circulation. Whereas some scholars have argued...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Whitmanesque visions of perfect, flowing immediacy. Faced with the dawning realization that digital communication is not “literally material thought” (“The Magnetic Telegraph,” 194), but indeed an impossible taming of chaotic, electric signals in the presence of noise—message and noise now almost...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 489–518.
Published: 01 September 2010
... within an inch of his life Massachusetts Sena- tor Charles Sumner on the floor of the U.S. Senate, the future U.S. Attorney General Richard Dana Jr. wrote a letter to the recuperating Sumner, describing the political effect of the assault using the rheto- ric of electricity. “When...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
... company, New Kanawha Power (Union Carbide had formed this subsidiary for the purpose of receiving government public- works funding), intended to construct infrastructure for public use while providing jobs in the public sector. It was soon revealed that all the electrical power to be generated...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
... becomes embroiled in problems that his inventions help him fix. As Clute points out, each invention in an Edisonade is Frank Reade, Jr., in Cuba 285 both a weapon and a form of transportation, and this is the case with the series of steam-­driven and electric...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 791–798.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Butler Octavia E. [1993] 2000 . Parable of the Sower . New York : Grand Central . Cameron James , dir. 1991 . Terminator 2: Judgment Day . Culver City, CA : Tristar Pictures . Dick Philip K. 1968 . Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? New York : Del Ray...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the organiza- tion and arrangement of space itself. Befitting a Thomas Edison pro- duction, electricity serves as the invisible medium animating move- ment, at least for the first three shots, especially between exteriors and interiors. The second close-up shot signals this movement from outer to inner...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . The General and Particular Principles of Animal Electricity and Magnetism . London : Printed for the author . ———. 1792b . Animal Electricity and Magnetism Demonstrated . Lancaster, PA : J. Bailey and W. Dickson . Borch-Jacobsen Mikkel . 1993 . The Emotional Tie: Psychoanalysis, Mimesis...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rebecca Wanzo Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 661–662.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Maura Spiegel Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Smith. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. xxxiii, 255 pp. $40.00. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Rice. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2003. xv, 324 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2010
...: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2009. xxvi, 125 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $22.50. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and the Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War . By Maureen Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. xi, 340 pp. Cloth, $98.00; paper, $34.95. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Celia M. Kingsbury Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 653–654.
Published: 01 September 2010
...John Hellmann Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for Nature: Nineteenth-Century America’s Aesthetics of Alienation. By Rochelle L. Johnson...