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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... constructions, complicating the relationship between history and memory. Engaging with the archives of American history, Cliff's novel restores the resistant acts that have been pushed into the background, focusing on rewriting the history of Mary Ellen Pleasant. Between the two national identities Jamaican and...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... introduced into the literary landscape a complicated view of what readers and writers increasingly saw as a suspect “free” market. Writers such as Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, and John Greenleaf Whittier imagined a world of goods haunted by the touch of enslaved laborers—goods...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 693–695.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Barbara Ellen Smith Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be, as...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ellen Weinauer Duke University Press 2007 Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau . By Peter J. Bellis. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2003. vii, 221 pp. $ 39.95. Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class Politics of Nature . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 201.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the MLA to Birgit Brander Rasmussen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Negotiating Peace, Negotiating Literacies: A French-Iroquois Encounter and the Making of Early American Literature” (September, 445–73). Members of the judging committee were Ellen Gruber Garvey, New Jersey City Uni...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jana L. Argersinger Duke University Press 2002 Jana L. Family Embraces: The Unholy Kiss and Argersinger Authorial Relations in The Wide, Wide World In the originally unpublished final chapter of Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World, Ellen and her new husband, John...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... dismantling progressive notions of the stable past and the predictable future in three key settings—the opera, Ellen Olen- ska’s house, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art—Wharton signals that The Age of Innocence is as much a philosophical query into mem- ory’s function and potential in a war-shocked...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 783–811.
Published: 01 December 2003
... a sentimental novel. Ten-year- old Ellen Montgomery, later orphaned, must leave home and live with a mean aunt in the backwoods of New York state. Facing hardships, Ellen adjusts to country life and begins to grow into...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Rhetoric . By Dolmage Jay Timothy . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse Univ. Press . 2014 . xi , 349 pp. Cloth, $39.95 ; e-book available. Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race . By Samuels Ellen . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 263 pp. Cloth, $79.00 ; paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kate Marshall Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance . By Garvey Ellen Gruber . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . x, 304 pp. Cloth , $115.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book available. Writing at the Limit: The Novel in the New Media Ecology...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., the disreputable, and the monstrous. Bryan Wagner, University of California, Berkeley Demon or Doll: Images of the Child in Contemporary Writing and Culture. By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Carol J. Singley By Ellen Pifer. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2000. x, 272 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.50. 2003 Book Reviews 215 bution to the project of racial discernment to which the authors say their book is...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... habits of nurs- ing earn ‘‘Milkman’’ his name, Randall invents a new phenomenology of breast milk as it crosses racial lines. In Randall’s novel, it is Ellen O’Hara, Scarlett’s white mother, who longs to suckle Mammy and Gerald’s brown daughter. Jealous of Mammy’s motherly relation to Scarlett and...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... : Indiana Univ. Press . Wollaeger Mark . 2006 . Modernism, Media, and Propaganda . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . Wu Ellen . 2008 . “ America’s Chinese: Anti-Communism, Citizenship, and Cultural Diplomacy during the Cold War .” Pacific Historical Review 77 , no. 3 : 391...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... representation, Young recovers the significance of lesser-known fig- ures and rereads canonical writers like Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Young’s reinvestigation of this...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... canonical writers like Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Young’s reinvestigation of this female canon is premised in large part on the conflation of public and private...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 689–717.
Published: 01 December 2011
... for a long time, the generous protectors and friends of Roger Williams.—HER forefathers, then, nourished and protected OURS. ED.”40 This footnote follows the identification of Eldridge as “Pequot” in a letter addressed “To the Public, in Behalf of Ellen,” appended to the...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Nietzscheanism and runs through Ellen Glasgow, John Dos Passos, and Ralph Ellison. Stratton differentiates this approach to and use of irony from the more familiar place and notion of irony in New Criticism. The periodic smackdown of New Criticism is perhaps the weakest aspect of the book, both because it seems...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 673–689.
Published: 01 September 2001
... ghostly presences depicted in his texts reflect his views of his family and U.S. culture. Ellen Glasgow: A Biography. By Susan Goodman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xii, 308 pp. $36.00. This literary biography ‘‘reflects one of Glasgow’s basic premises: that life and art intertwine to...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “tradition of spunk” (184) that explains his friend Alvin Jones’s strong character. Jones’s beautiful grandmother Ellen was a house slave in Louisiana. Punished for making a mistake at a large party, she is forced to disrobe and then whipped: “At the third lick . . . she flew through the yard and sat...