1-20 of 1002 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 446–448.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Marianne Noble Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism . By Jane F. Thrailkill. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 312 pp. $45.00. American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman . By Max Cavitch. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
Journal Article
American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... By Lisa Walker. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2001. xvii, 279 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $18.50. Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall. By Christopher...
Journal Article
American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 December 2004
...David Anthony Duke University Press 2004 David Banking on Emotion: Anthony Financial Panic and the Logic of Male Submission in the Jacksonian Gothic I love the paper money and the paper money men They ought to pay...
Journal Article
American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789–1814 . By Karen A. Weyler. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. x, 269 pp. Cloth, $41.00; paper, $21.00. The Work of the Heart: Young Women and Emotion, 1780–1830 . By Martha Tom-have Blauvelt. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2007. xi, 275 pp...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Racial Feelings is an ambitious cultural studies project. Santa Ana connects a rich body of work in the field of economics and racial form—Colleen Lye is indispensable here—with theorists of affect and emotion such as Raymond Williams, Sara Ahmed, and Sianne Ngai. In a salient account of how...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . By Sonya Posmentier . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2017 . xiv, 282. Cloth, $ 49.95 ; e-book, $ 49.95 . Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative . By Alexa Weik von Mossner . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2017 . xi, 269. Cloth, $ 149.95...
Journal Article
American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is actually referring to the waning of emotion, where emotion is the discernable feeling belonging to that ego-centered, emotionally legible individual for which his essay is an elegy. 5 Affect, in contrast, is an impersonal force that does not originate in the individual, but rather passes through...
Journal Article
American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-Sickness,­ Houser Emotion, and The Echo Maker Twelve percent of bird species worldwide face extinction. Over twenty-five­ percent of land- and sea-based­ mammals are in similar distress.1 The prognostications of Rachel Carson and fellow biologist Paul...
Journal Article
American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 661–662.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and cultural assumptions about the status of the dead in social memory change, so the capacity to read specific commemorative texts and grasp their emotional background fades also, often rendering the older form of expression anachronistic, even indecipherable” (70). Excluding Southern writing because...
Journal Article
American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hildegard Hoeller Emotional Reinventions: Realist-Era Representations beyond Sympathy . By Melanie V. Dawson . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2015 . vi, 309 pp. Cloth, $85.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book available. Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the emotional trauma wrought by the war and a proposal for how the modern world might recover and move forward. Cannily manipulating time within the accessible form of the historical novel, Wharton makes readable a version of modern consciousness in which behavior and emotion, public time and private time...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the basic tenets of American liberalism, namely that interests erode, rather than sustain, communities. The novel puts forward this critique by exploring the dangers of enthusiasm, which Stowe associates variously with alcohol, excessive religious emotion, and intellectual individualism. Despite its bleak...
Journal Article
American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... These token stories revolve around dying child “saints,” of whom Stowe's character Eva is one iteration. Upon death, these ideal children leave a powerful emotional memory that can transform incorrigible children into eager students. As the example of Mary Martha Sherwood's The History of Little Henry and His...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... tell him how much I love him” (E, 60). Blank and Jensen advise actors against “over-emotionalizing” and emphasize that the events described happened a long time ago (E, xvi). They explain in their memoir: “Whenever emotion runs the show, whether it’s in the form of a desire for vengeance...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 769–797.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jodi Melamed “The Killing Joke of Sympathy” reconstructs the centrality of the “race novel” for the consolidation of racial liberalism as an official and limited state of antiracism in the United States after World War II. In particular, it considers the evidentiary and emotional values ascribed...
Journal Article
American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
....” Work with Moore's drafts, notebooks, and uncollected poems, however, makes it clear that the genesis of these poems is broad and deep, not a matter of impulsive response to headlines. In them Moore uses an emotional register to construct a simultaneously political and spiritual exploration...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 479–507.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of privacy within the private sphere. The Decoration of Houses offers another example of domestic space reimagined to resist rather than embrace familial ties. Fraiman links the book's fifty-six photographs of immaculate, museum-like rooms to a fantasy of home purged of literal and emotional mess—purged...
Journal Article
American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
... importantly, what it does. In conduct books, public lectures, and other printed materials, commentators argued that novel reading did not empower individual readers but made them all alike, rendering them passive by invoking passionate and often overwhelming emotions. In short, they posited novel reading...
Journal Article
American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the emotional possibilities of indifference is striking. In apathy, he located the basis for what would prove to be a more emotionally self-aware aesthetic. In turn, the artistry of the apathy that he helped develop continues to factor into a longstanding debate over the proper place of emotion within...