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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Margaret Konkol Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781–1924 . By Kilcup Karen L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2013 . xv, 504 pp. Cloth , $75.95 ; Paper, $32.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . The Ecology of Modernism...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
... will stand against evil. Moby- Dick is what Ahab thinks he is: the embodiment of all evil. Ishmael, critics, and general readers, not Captain Ahab, are the ones who err. The dust jacket of Hunting Captain Ahab claims that ‘‘this book is acces- sible to the general reader, to one who may have no prior...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jane F. Thrailkill © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture . By Lisa Woolfork. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2009. xi, 233 pp. $40.00. Worldly Acts and Sentient Things: The Persistence of Agency from Stein to DeLillo...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 489–518.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of speculation and rumor, and the globalization of the American cotton trade. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Christopher Embodied Eloquence, the Sumner Assault, Hanlon and the Transatlantic Cable Not long after South Carolina Congressman Preston Brooks caned...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Ana Jeffrey . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 277 pp. Cloth , $89.50 ; paper, $28.95 ; e-book, $28.95 . The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday . By Kim Ju Yon . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 287 pp. Cloth , $89.00...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Suzanne Schneider Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination . By Scott Darieck . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . x, 317 pp. Cloth , $49.00 ; paper , $22.00 . Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 600–603.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lisa Lynch Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics . By Holloway Karla F. C. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . 225 pp. Cloth , $79.95 ; paper , $22.95 . Reading Embodied Citizenship: Disability, Narrative, and the Body Politic...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ( October ): 1043 – 64 . Wiegman Robyn . 1995 . American Anatomies: Theorizing Race and Gender . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Michelle C. Embodied Politics: Neely Antebellum Vegetarianism and the Dietary Economy of Walden Henry David...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Susan Rosenbaum Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in American Literature . By Rebecca Sanchez . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . viii, 198 pp. Cloth, $ 89.00 ; paper, $ 26.00 ; e-book available. Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
...), following American literary tradition, offers child-embodied racial innocence as a solution to injustice, Go Set a Watchman (2015) excoriates it as the problem. Deliberately and forcefully violating childlike trust in Atticus Finch’s racial paternalism, Lee in Watchman invites readers into what for many...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2021
... States would be functionally returned to tyranny. And these abstract fears often became entangled with the embodied discomfort genteel white men like Washington Irving experienced when “beer-barrel” politics brought them into contact with fellow voters whom they considered themselves naturally socially...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Noble Noble's essay examines Walt Whitman's investment in an often radical materialization of subjectivity, which both underlies his earliest claims to reinvent embodied experience and brings his poetic project to crisis. In the 1855 Leaves , Whitman's enthusiasm for the popular science of his...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... disgusting feelings alongside wondrous ones, as well as inspiration from testimonies of abortion providers in the years immediately following Roe v. Wade , and arguing that critical attention to disgust enables the possibility of imagining a multiplicity of responses to different forms of embodiment...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
... possession in order to foster an immediate and experiential, affective and embodied knowledge of slavery. Revealing the haunting afterlife of the past in the present, the time-bending mechanisms that are distinctive of the genre of speculative fiction narrate the past of slavery as something other or more...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of sensory perception. Such moments of sensory disjuncture posed a significant threat to a colonial order that claimed universality for its sense perceptions. Obeah narratives indicate that embodied religious experience constitutes a sensual alternative to what Elizabeth Maddock Dillon terms the “Westphalian...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 569–595.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” (1957) and the nonfiction novel In Cold Blood (1965), I argue that Capote’s most enduring text is his celebrity—an embodied serial that may be read as the performance of his unfinished masterpiece Answered Prayers . Capote as the celebrity-author models a site where narrative identities are rendered...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and people into simultaneous embodiments of progress and immobility, bolstering white students' identities as representatives of “civilization.” The essay also examines writing by former American Indian boarding-school students to show how they reimagined the figure of the Indian to critique the falsely...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
... as a celebratory model of either an ideal embodied pluralism or a free-floating deconstructive signifier. It presents an alternative model in Islas's use of hybridity for critiquing readerly desires for identity representation and common, everyday habits of thinking of identity in terms of a one-to-one relation...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... with a media network. During this period, Hefner purported to be the living embodiment of the Playboy enterprise, as well as its target audience. This claim allowed the magazine to manage public and legal perceptions of its readership, a move that helped Playboy skirt censorship while courting advertisers...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 557–586.
Published: 01 September 2019
... radical processes of black subject formation wherein physical and imaginative instances of reclamation give rise to fresh mergers of epistemic and embodied selfhood. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 African American literature ecocriticism post-Reconstruction agriculture...