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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Google Ngram chart for the word potato in the English corpus. The y-axis shows the number of instances of potato divided by the total number of words in books from a given year. This version of the chart has been smoothed for legibility. Figure 2. Google Ngram chart for the word More
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Published: 01 June 2017
Figure 2. Senior class exam, English Literature II, Professor C. P. W. Kuo, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1988 Figure 2. Senior class exam, English Literature II, Professor C. P. W. Kuo, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1988 More
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Dalia Kandiyoti Duke University Press 2007 Sounds of Defiance: The Holocaust, Multilingualism, and the Problem of English . By Alan Rosen. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2005. xiv, 248 pp. $45.00. Dialect and Dichotomy: Literary Representations of African American Speech...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jules Chametzky Duke University Press 2006 Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature . By Hana Wirth-Nesher. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2006. xv, 224 pp. $39.50. Two Covenants: Representations of Southern Jewishness . By Eliza R. L. McGraw...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., Pedagogy, and Popularity. He sets clear temporal boundaries: 1777, with the first American edition of an English New Testament in Colonial America, and 1881, with the advent of the first widely produced and accepted revision of the Tseng...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 399–401.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Taylor Melanie Benson . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2011 . x, 253 pp. Paper , $24.95 . English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England Missionary Schools, 1750–1830 . By Wyss Hilary E. . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2012 . xii, 251...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Allen Hibbard © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Atlantic Republic: The American Tradition in English Literature . By Paul Giles. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 419 pp. $115.00. Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform . By...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Figure 2. Senior class exam, English Literature II, Professor C. P. W. Kuo, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1988 Figure 2. Senior class exam, English Literature II, Professor C. P. W. Kuo, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1988 ...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Crystal Parikh The Fiction of South Asians in North America and the Caribbean: A Critical Study of English-Language Works since 1950. By Mitali P. Wong and Zia Hasan. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2004. ix, 142 pp. Paper, $35.00. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 591–626.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Paul Nadal Abstract This essay recovers a once celebrated but now forgotten Filipino novel in English, Juan Cabreros Laya’s His Native Soil ( 1941 ), which marked the emergence of realism during the Philippine Commonwealth’s slow, decade-long transition to independence from the United States...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Stephen Knadler Playing in the White: Black Writers, White Subjects . By Stephanie Li . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . 299 pp. Cloth, $73.00 ; e-book available. Black Africans in the British Imagination: English Narratives of the Early Atlantic World . By Cassander...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Deborah Jenson See It Feelingly: Classic Novels, Autistic Readers, and the Schooling of a No-Good English Professor . By Ralph James Savarese . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2018 . xviii, 273 pp. Cloth, $29.95 ; e-book available. Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., put forth in narrative, or promised to another person. Monica Huerta, Duke University DOI 10.1215/00029831-3329674 Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies. By Ted Underwood. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press. 2013. viii, 199 pp. $35.00...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Daylanne English Duke University Press 2000 Daylanne W. E. B. DuBois’s Family Crisis English 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 53 of223 James was aghast. ‘‘But Helga! Good heavens! Don’t you...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kristina Bross Abstract This essay analyzes the American appropriation of an incident in the 1620s on the spice island of Ambonya in which several English traders were tortured (waterboarded) and executed by their Dutch rivals. The essay argues that New England authors imagine themselves the...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 589–615.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Hassan Melehy Melehy’s essay explores Jack Kerouac’s relationship to the Québécois diaspora of which his Massachusetts family was a part, his experience of English as a foreign language, and how these inform his aesthetics. Melehy situates the discussion in debates on multilingualism in the study...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
... viewer as the subject, not the object, of history. In contrast to Ruskin's writings that enshrine an English identity that would sublimate its specific relationship to slavery, the writings of contemporary postcolonial novelists such as Cliff articulate diasporic identities that interrogate such...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 4. The Distance Machine ngram chart for the word underlie in Google’s US English corpus. Figure 4. The Distance Machine ngram chart for the word underlie in Google’s US English corpus. More
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3. The Distance Machine’s ngram chart for the word boss in Google’s US English corpus. The gray area indicates the period in which the word is relatively infrequent according to the model that is used to highlight words. Figure 3. The Distance Machine’s ngram chart for the word boss More
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 439–467.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Neither did the English of this Plantation or any other in the land, till now that they had knowledge of it from the Dutch, so much as know what it was, much less that it was a com- modity of that worth and value.1 Reading these words, it might seem that Bradford’s understanding of Native...