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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Robin E. Field © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Transcending the New Woman: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era . By Charlotte J. Rich. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2009. viii, 230 pp. $39.95. Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 753–778.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Era of the First Book Prize Many young poets, nowadays, are insured against every- thing. For them poetry is a game like court tennis or squash racquets—one they learned at college—and they play it with propriety, as part of...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Timothy Marr Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature . By Egan Jim . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2011 . xi , 167 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $14.95 . American Orient: Imagining the East from the Colonial Era through the Twentieth...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... forever free. The trope has been rewritten once again in the decades following the civil rights movement in middle and high school curricula as an argument for learning to read as self-emancipation. In an era of educational reform that insists not on the transformation of social structures but on the...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Long Le-Khac Abstract This essay defines the problem of bildungsroman hermeneutics for literary criticism and social policy in the post–civil rights era. Examining critical responses to Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street , it argues that the traditional bildungsroman exerts a powerful hold...
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American Literature (1 December 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Print Culture in the Progressive Era . By Justin Nordstrom. Notre Dame, Ind.: Notre Dame Univ. Press, 2006. x, 296 pp. Paper, $30.00. Book Reviews The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England. By Matthew P. Brown. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2009
... time. After tracing the genealogy of the jungle through Darwin, Kipling, and Freud, Lundblad focuses on alternative constructions of the relationship between animality and sexuality that are revealed in Progressive-Era texts. These representations of “the beast” often seem to reinforce but actually...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 412–413.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era . By Houston A. Baker Jr. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xxi, 242 pp. $24.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By Catherine O’Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... (Perhaps the only surviving unmediated writing by Indians from this era is the marginalia Wyss finds in the Bibles of Native American Christian con- verts.) Eliot and Mayhew deployed writings by Christian Indians to prove to supporters that their evangelical efforts were successful, assuming that these...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... participation in English publica- tion. (Perhaps the only surviving unmediated writing by Indians from this era is the marginalia Wyss finds in the Bibles of Native American Christian con- verts.) Eliot and Mayhew deployed writings by Christian Indians to prove to supporters that their evangelical efforts...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 603–618.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Sharon M. Harris Duke University Press 2002 Sharon M. ‘‘A New Era in Female History Harris Ninteenth-Century U.S. Women Writers The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature. By Marianne Noble. Prince- ton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2000. 240 pp. Cloth, $57.50...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Elizabeth Dave Eggers’s What Is the What: Twitchell Fictionalizing Trauma in the Era of Misery Lit Four days after the Twin Towers fell, British novelist Ian McEwan registered his response to the attacks in the Guardian: Most of us have had no active role to play in...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Fleissner's essay explores a possible response to the recent return of what Cynthia Russett called “the intellectual imperium of the Darwinian era” through the writings of Henry Adams. Considering Adams's work—particularly The Education (1907), Mont St.-Michel and Chartres...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
... radical challenge to culture and society. But if Jehlen is interested in the untapped potential of formalism in an era of revisionist histories that she sees as too predictable, Ward favors instead a generalizing narrative overview that demonstrates, across the centuries, that i]n America, there can...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Black Men in the Jim Crow Era. By Marlon Ross. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 463 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. If the thoughts in Wilson Jeremiah Moses’s Creative Conflict in African Ameri- can Thought seem familiar, that is not only because some chapters were previ- ously...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2005
... pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $21.95. Manning the Race: Reforming Black Men in the Jim Crow Era. By Marlon Ross. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 463 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.00. If the thoughts in Wilson Jeremiah Moses’s Creative Conflict in African Ameri- can Thought seem...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War . By Wald Alan M. . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2012 . xviii , 412 pp. $45.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 194  American Literature The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State. By...