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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of Paredes's narrative satisfies the conventions of both forms even as it critiques these narratives and the subjectivities that they produce. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Leif The Anti-corrido of George Washington Gómez: Sorensen A Narrative of Emergent Subject...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sarah E. Chinn Emergent US Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century . By Patell Cyrus R. K. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . ix, 285 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper, $24.00 ; e-book available. Toward the Geopolitical Novel: US...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cecilia Tichi Between the Novel and the News: The Emergence of American Women's Writing . By Edelstein Sari . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xi , 240 pp. Cloth, $84.95 ; paper, $20.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Sacramental Shopping: Louisa May Alcott, Edith...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
... according to the reigning canons of scholarly importance. If early critics of the Jewish American literary field celebrated this emergence, its ethic of assimilation was starkly at odds with an increasingly influential multiculturalism, even as these critics relied on an implicit multicultural logic in...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Renée Bergland 2005 Writing for Immortality: Women Writers and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in America . By Anne E. Boyd. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. x, 305 pp. $55.00; The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... $65.00. The Grateful Slave: The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture . By George Boulukos. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 280 pp. $95.00. The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro . By Mark Whalan. Gainesville: Univ. Press of...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Marissa López © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Emergence of Mexican America: Recovering Stories of Mexican Peoplehood in U.S. Culture . By John-Michael Rivera. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 211 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $20.00. The Borderlands of Culture...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Gerry Canavan © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Colonialism and the Emergence of Science Fiction . By John Rieder. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan Univ. Press. 2008. xii, 183 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $24.95. Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Richard T. Rodríguez © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature . By John Morán González. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2009. xiv, 259 pp. $50.00. Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 650–652.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Rebecca Wanzo Duke University Press 2006 The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the Affects . By Charles Altieri. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. x, 299 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $22.50. The End of Dissatisfaction? Jacques Lacan and the Emerging Society of...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael Malouf Reading for the Planet: Toward a Geomethodology . By Moraru Christian . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2015 . viii, 248 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book available. Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s . By Marling...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Regina Schober The network is a figure of thought that began to emerge as a concrete physical formation and as a conceptual model long before the digital revolution. Following recent scholarship on historical network epistemology, this essay traces such network thinking in nineteenth-century US...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph J. Letter Letter investigates the impact of the present in early historical fictions and how that present is manifested in the elaborate allegorical structures of the first popular novels to emerge after the War of 1812. Specifically, the figure of the suffering Revolutionary soldier...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Brian Hochman Hochman's essay uses the work of George Washington Cable to examine a far-reaching set of debates about media technology, auditory perception, and cultural difference that emerged during the 1880s and 1890s. The first half focuses on Cable's classic dialect novel The Grandissimes...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Zwarg When mesmerism first came to this hemisphere by way of St. Domingue, a complex association between radical abolition and the new science was born. Harriet Beecher Stowe takes up that association in her second abolitionist novel Dred . In so doing she charts an emergent trauma theory...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
... concept of “popular fantasy” to describe how tropes of literary enchantment are deployed to make sense of emergent real-world social and political relations. Through a close reading of the X-Men in the mid-to-late 1970s, Fawaz shows how the comic book visually absorbed the cultural politics of the women's...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 413–441.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Defending scientific research but denouncing its metamorphosis into techno-transcendent spectacle, Powers's work aligns fiction and evolution as processes of painfully slow, bottom-up “compositing,” wherein complexity emerges from simplicity, purpose appears in apparent randomness, and agency persists in...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 629–660.
Published: 01 December 2013
... marked it up. In the midst of media, the idiosyncratic mark of Bierce’s style emerges not only as an aesthetic quality, but also as a strategically deployed technology for tagging, marking, and remixing points and properties on paper. The essay reminds us that procedures of markup are not new, only newly...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in narratives that articulate Chicana/o political identities. In these texts, Asia and Asians provoke powerful political awakenings because transnational and interracial ideas about Asia and Asians factor significantly in the political emergence of their respective Chicana/o protagonists. However, by...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sari Altschuler This essay traces disability’s entry into the American novel. It argues that disability was largely absent from the first US novels and that it emerged into US fiction only after the War of 1812 (1812-1815). The cultural logic of disability in later periods was largely incompatible...