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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 585–588.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Kelly Wisecup Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War . By Lisa Brooks . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2018 . xv, 431 pp. Cloth, $35.00 ; paper, $22.00 . Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920 . By Angela Calcaterra...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 445–473.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Birgit Brander Rasmussen Duke University Press 2007 Birgit Negotiating Peace, Negotiating Literacies: Brander A French-Iroquois Encounter and the Rasmussen Making of Early American Literature A large canoe with three Iroquois men and a...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sonya Posmentier The Social Imperative: Race, Close Reading, and Contemporary Literary Criticism . By Moya Paula M. L. . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 206 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book available. Race and the Literary Encounter: Black...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 618–622.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Srikanth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 192 pp. $40.95 . A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature . By Edmond Jacob . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . xv , 272 pp. Cloth, $70.00 ; paper, $26.00 . 618...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
...John Carlos Rowe Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange . By Nan Z. Da New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 294 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; e-book, $74.99 . Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific: Imperialism’s Racial Justice and Its Fugitives...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2009
...: Ecopsychology, Story, and Encounters with the Land . By Rinda West. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2007. xii, 264 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.50. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shari M. Huhndorf © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Moving Encounters: Sympathy and the Indian Question in Antebellum Literature . By Laura L. Mielke. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. xii, 255 pp. Paper, $26.95. The Transatlantic Indian, 1776–1930 . By Kate...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Hutchins Zachary McLeod . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . x, 329 pp. Cloth , $78.00 ; e-book available. Medical Encounters: Knowledge and Identity in Early American Literatures . By Wisecup Kelly . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2013 . xi, 259 pp. Paper , $25.95 ; e...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Deanna P. Koretsky Poetics of Character: Transatlantic Encounters, 1700–1900 . By Manning Susan . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2013 . xiii , 315 pp. Cloth , $99.00 ; paper , $34.99 ; e-book , $79.00 . Book Reviews Poetics of Character: Transatlantic Encounters...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sarah Schiff Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896–1937 . By Lee Julia H. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 219 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $23.00 . The Trouble with Sauling Around: Conversion in...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jennifer Glaser Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers . By Chametzky Jules . 2012 . Cambridge : Meredith Winter Press . $23.95 . American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States . By Weingrad Michael...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 2 Rogue enters her “mindscape,” where she encounters “residues” of those she has absorbed. From Claremont and Silvestri ( 1988 ), Uncanny X-Men #236 Figure 2 Rogue enters her “mindscape,” where she encounters “residues” of those she has absorbed. From Claremont and Silvestri (1988 More
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
... particularly on Evan Wright’s Generation Kill , this piece investigates the consequences of American soldiers’ encounters with the global familiar—goods and spaces within the war zone that unsettle distinctions due to the homogenizing forces of the global market. Encounters with the global familiar, the essay...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
... material limitations. Many of Whitman's 1860 poems, however, also encounter a deathliness of matter (the speaker figured as a “trail of drift and debris,” for instance, in “As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life”). In his “Calamus” cluster especially, Whitman speaks as though from the margins of his own oeuvre...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 281–303.
Published: 01 June 2009
... adopted by their characters as they encounter others who are “different” and struggle to “know” and communicate with them. Both novels go beyond merely representing the problem of knowing and communicating difference to deploy sophisticated narrative methods that and pull their readers into this problem...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... means to act rationally in mid-nineteenth-century America. By focusing on chance, we can understand Poe less as a proto-poststructuralist and more as a writer who anticipates the rise of pragmatism. It has long been recognized that Poe asks some of the hardest philosophical questions. His encounters...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... foreclose how we theorize and encounter human and nonhuman worlds. To this end, she also probes how the novel’s formal composition—two intersecting narrative threads, one running forward in time and one backward—contributes to its ecosocial arguments. Ultimately, Merola contends, the novel’s form, content...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... our encounters with historical texts. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 References Ahmed Siraj . 2013 . “ Notes from Babel: Toward a Colonial History of Comparative Literature .” Critical Inquiry 39 , no. 2 : 296 – 326 . Bauerline Mark . 1991 . Whitman...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... culture normalized the possession and display of feelings. The antebellum writings of author Herman Melville are hardly alone in demonstrating apathy’s hermeneutic and aesthetic uses; they nevertheless suggest a concentrated encounter with apathy, given how the author thematically foregrounds unfeeling in...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... powerful affective tactics help identify “rogues” to be eradicated—either colonial rogues, a “rogue procedure,” or a “rogue state”—hardening the border-focused feelings of disgust into hegemonic control. The essay concludes by taking a cue from the Puritans about embracing the inevitability of encountering...