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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Tina Chen Abstract This article proposes ethical alienation as a critical pedagogical practice by analyzing the neoteric critical consolidation of Asian American literary and cultural studies, a consolidation marked by the recent (and near simultaneous) publication of four major compendiums— The...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Alienation . By Rochelle L. Johnson. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2009. xvii, 300 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008. viii, 242 pp. $60.00. Passions for...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2003
... The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism. By Wendy Steiner. Chi- cago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1995. xi, 251 pp. Paper, $14.00. Modernism and Morality: Ethical Devices in European and American Fiction.By...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Michael Nowlin © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Laughter of the Oppressed: Ethical and Theological Resistance in Wiesel, Morrison, and Endo . By Jacqueline Bussie. New York: T and T Clark. 2007. viii, 212 pp. Cloth, $110.00; paper, $24.95. Race, Theft, and Ethics...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Alisse Portnoy Duke University Press 2007 The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: The Quest for Effective Communication . By Wayne C. Booth. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. 2004. xvi, 206 pp. Cloth, $57.95; paper, $19.95. Living to Tell about It: A Rhetoric and Ethics of Character Narration . By...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 633–636.
Published: 01 September 2014
... , $87.95 ; paper , $29.95 ; e-book , $29.95 . Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics and Literary Culture after 9/11 . By Banita Georgiana . 2012 . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . xiv , 357 pp. $60.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews Red Ink: Native...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 892.
Published: 01 December 2001
... committed to an encompassing antiwar and antifascist ethic at home and abroad. Like Mullen, Sanders contextualizes African American cultural work and public identity as it shapes and is shaped by political, artistic, labor, and civic histories of the 1930s and 1940s. However, Sanders is more...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Ethnic American Autobiography, 1965–2002 . By Walker Madeline Ruth . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press , 2011 . 201 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book , $19.25 . The Ethics of Community: Nancy, Derrida, Morrison, and Menendez . By Luszczynska Ana M. . New York : Continuum , 2011...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Martin Joseph Ponce © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Queering Cold War Poetry: Ethics of Vulnerability in Cuba and the United States . By Eric Keenaghan. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 196 pp. $39.95. Queer Optimism: Lyric Personhood and Other Felicitous...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Maria Damon © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry since 1965 . By Timothy Yu. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 192 pp. $45.00. Poetic Obligation: Ethics in Experimental American Poetry after 1945...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Joshua Miller World Writing: Poetics, Ethics, Globalization . Ed. Gallagher Mary . Toronto, ON : Univ. of Toronto Press . 2008 . vi, 262 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $27.95 . Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature . By Rosenwald Lawrence Alan...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 446–447.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- ism, sexual repression) in this era of marketplace uncertainty, anxious indi- vidualism, and swift, sometimes alienating industrial change (social themes Hawthorne himself explores). He does point out Hawthorne’s anti-mesmerism...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2015
... become the dominant template for understanding society and the self. Patricia Highsmith's novels provide a nodal point for this political and intellectual history as she recasts representations of violence, murder, alienation, class envy, and social mobility in ways that both represent and helped define...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... examines how the novel repeatedly stages episodes that highlight the particular aliena tions inherent to cybercapitalist labor and the particular metabolisms it demands of human and built materialities. Through its rescripting of Karl Marx’s concept of alienation for the contemporary moment, Merola argues...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
...—projection and paranoia—and demonstrates how affect can derail ethical energies. Houser’s essay builds a multidisciplinary account of wonder and its stakes for environmental thought by analyzing the novel’s doubled narration, key texts of environmentalism, neuroscientific studies, and affect theory. It...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 September 2011
... it ethically possible for an American writer to offer a first-person account of African trauma? By sketching the recent critical histories of depictions of Africa and memoirs of trauma—each of which have been haunted by the specters of narcissism and fraudulence—Twitchell argues that two seemingly...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the development of the subgenre? How do its ethical pressures generate formal patterns and, in turn, how do its formal patterns generate ethical pressures? And finally, since both the textual and political forms are rapidly evolving, what can this rising subgenre teach us about the near futures of...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
... conviviality. The Hainish novels move from a preliminary critique of imperialism and an exploration of cosmopolitan ethics in the early Worlds of Exile and Illusion novellas (1966–67) to a more fully developed imperial critique and a radical imagining of the possible political shapes of instantiated...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... broadly, to consider the relevance of his pragmatic turn to modern ecocriticism as it reexamines the role of ethical sentiment in its project going forward. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References “ Agricultural Survey of the Parish of St. Matthews .” 1840 . Southern Cabinet of...
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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...