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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Xiomara Santamarina Duke University Press 2005 Xiomara Black Hairdresser and Social Critic: Santamarina Eliza Potter and the Labors of Femininity Shortly after John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, two reviewers in Cincinnati newspapers expressed opposite...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 June 2002
... (1797) should turn to her own body as material evidence for what appears elusive and invisible: her self-ownership. Implicit in Eliza Wharton’s focus on the body are two assumptions: first, that the body is possessable for her own pleasure and purposes and, hence, is a realizable object for her own...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in Eliza Wharton’s transgressive desire for independence— joins the voices of Abigail Adams and Judith Sargent Murray in criticizing the post-Revolutionary period’s refusal to extend equal education and voting Tseng 2000.12.5 11:42...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 519–548.
Published: 01 September 2006
... person and place of employ, between being and selling. As in House of Mirth, marriage appears as a mar- ket in women. In their attempt to preserve themselves as attractive commodities, Ann Eliza and Evelina Bunner share a position similar to Lily Bart’s, suspended between bloom and decay. As a result...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... eventually on a societal one’’ (45). Later Bontatibus asserts that, in The Co- quette, ‘‘Eliza’s invigoration allows her to realize that she is on a new journey, a new path from which she will actively participate in the creation of her...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 June 2003
... American neighbor Virginia Prentiss; his first wife, Bess Maddern; lover and collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Lea Eliza , Album. 13897.Q . Library Company of Philadelphia ; on deposit at the Historical Society of Philadelphia . Lizzie . 1852 . Album of Friendship . New York : Leavitt and Allen. Library Company of Philadelphia . Lochman Daniel T. López Maritere Hutson Lorna...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
... collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London Fleming. Stasz rightly seeks to refute the bad rap these women have received...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
... instead that they reject and reverse the Puritan and Enlightenment accounts of the fallen woman. The narrative of seduction —as exemplified in Eliza Wharton’s transgressive desire for independence— joins the...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ). Likewise treating a scene from the novel as a historical event, a 1920 Crisis article identified the “real site of [Eliza’s] crossing” (Koch 1920 , 118). For Johnson’s narrator, as for many black Americans of his time, the Old Negro is a useful figure for navigating the past and the present. The ex...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 445–458.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 2001 Brief Mention 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 219of 232 Editions The Female American Or, The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield. By Unca Eliza Wink- field [pseud]. Ed. Michelle Burnham...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., $71.95; paper, $25.95. Protected by rituals of consent and notions of abstract equality, the vulner- able belly of national belonging often goes unnoticed and unquestioned. Eliza- beth Samet and David Kazanjian share a concern for getting past the ideologi- cal armor that shields citizenship from...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the facts” or the privileging of pro- or anti-Eliza positions: when critics struggle to locate the work’s ethical-political stance today, we ignore the “editorial function” through which Foster “[r]is[es] above the factionalism . . . that would define every question as an either/or proposition...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Wallace Stevens, Eliza- beth Bishop, Richard Wilbur, and Sylvia Plath, Knickerbocker demonstrates this point time and again, often by focusing on the poems’ aural effects and by recovering the authors’ unobvious affinity for nature from their correspon- dence and biographies. Experts on...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Preface 3 labor. Eliza Potter gains status as an empowered working woman even as her narrative, A Black Hairdresser’s Experience of High Life, embraces the hegemonic femininity that degrades working women. As Santamarina analyzes the issues of gender, race, and labor emerg- ing in Potter’s exposé...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 841–844.
Published: 01 December 2014
...  841 argues, “enact, rather than merely represent, the immediate, embodied expe- rience of nonhuman nature” (17). In his discussions of Wallace Stevens, Eliza- beth Bishop, Richard Wilbur, and Sylvia Plath, Knickerbocker demonstrates this point time and again, often by focusing on the poems...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Eliza.” But her call for subscribers went unfulfilled before her death on 5 December 1784: the set of white women that had once hosted performances, commissioned poems, hand-copied and circulated manuscripts, and sold her first Our Phillis...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
... address topics ranging from politics, slavery, and transnationality to feminism and domestic violence. Beyond Hill and Hollow: Original Readings in Appalachian Women’s Studies. Ed. Eliza- beth S. D. Engelhardt. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2005. xv, 260 pp. Cloth, $44.95; paper, $22.95. In this...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 853–861.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Eliza McGraw. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2013. ix, 164 pp. Cloth, $39.95; e-book available. McGraw undertakes what she claims is the first extensive critical study of Fer- ber’s novels, which include Show Boat, Giant, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning So Big. In close readings of...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2007
... lyrics we have read, . . . creature[s] of modern interpretation” (204). Jackson’s final chapter, which situates Dickinson’s writing in the context of the poetics of “Misery” and builds on crucial work by Cheryl Walker, Yopie Prins, Mary Loeffelholz, Paula Bennett, Eliza Richards, and Tricia Lootens...