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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 March 2001
... heritage of slaveryandtheinsultofdiscriminationandevolvesintoasetofresponses on the part of a people acting for themselves to alleviate their condition’’ (6). The political utility and activist weight of this metaphor, Glaude argues, can- not be understood apart from religious thought and experience...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Robert E. Abrams Experience and Experimental Writing: Literary Pragmatism from Emerson to the Jameses . By Grimstad Paul . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2013 . ix , 176 pp. Cloth, $69.00 ; e-book available. Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Suzanne Schneider Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination . By Scott Darieck . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2010 . x, 317 pp. Cloth , $49.00 ; paper , $22.00 . Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Grimstad The African American Experience in Crime Fiction: A Critical Study . By Crafton Robert E. . Jefferson, NC : McFarland . 2015 . 204 pp. Paper , $29.95 . The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection . By Huh Jinny . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... The Line’s Eye: Poetic Experience, American Sight. By Elisa New. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 1998. x, 342 pp. Cloth, $52.00; paper, $24.95. In her introduction to this developmental study of experience through the...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kathleen McClancy The Oriental Obscene: Violence and Racial Fantasies in the Vietnam Era . By Chong Sylvia Shin Huey . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 364 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $26.95 . Welcome to the Suck: Narrating the American Soldier's Experience in...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the New York Tribune written by John Steinbeck. In stark contrast to the official papers in the archive, most of which were written by military psychiatrists drily reporting to higher-ups in the War Office, the dispatch described first-hand the immediate physical and emotional experience of being...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Paul Grimstad © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Formalism, Experience, and the Making of American Literature in the Nineteenth Century . By Theo Davis. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. vi, 203 pp. $85.00. One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... By Edvige Giunta. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xix, 203 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $18.95. Learning from Experience: Minority Identities, Multicultural Struggles. By Paula M. L. Moya. Berkeley and Los...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Paul Gutjahr By Jim Egan. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. x, 182 pp. $37.50. 2000 Book Reviews 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 185 of 246 Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 455–488.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Bellew, John McLenan, and Augustus Hoppin experimented with the multipanel sequences they encountered in the Francophone “picture story.” However, rather than replicating the Francophone genre, these artists sought to adapt it in ways that conveyed the rhythms and cadences of everyday American life. What...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 2 Alice experiences dissociation when sexually abused. From Moore and Gebbie ( 2006 ), Lost Girls , chap. 1, p. 5 Figure 2 Alice experiences dissociation when sexually abused. From Moore and Gebbie (2006), Lost Girls, chap. 1, p. 5 More
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 719–745.
Published: 01 December 2009
... theories of color sensation and perception offered by empirical psychologists to produce new opportunities for and understandings of color experience. Color—increasingly puzzled over in the abstract, apart from any instantiations within objects—came to be regarded as an affective force with direct and...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
... representations of obeah, a creole religion practiced by enslaved persons in the British Caribbean, arguing that such narratives use religious experience to craft an alternative transnationalism. Works such as William Earle’s 1800 novel Obi; or, The History of Three-Fingered Jack and similar chapbooks, penny...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Franny Nudelman Nudelman’s essay examines Mary McCarthy’s Vietnam journalism in light of the challenge that modern warfare posed to realist method, and the experiments in narrative journalism that resulted. In the aftermath of Hiroshima, McCarthy feared that realism could not describe social...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Hsuan L. Hsu Hsu's essay argues that the racially differentiated experiences of mobility depicted in Huckleberry Finn are informed by a range of vagrancy laws that restricted access to public spaces. Such legal constraints on mobility were deployed throughout the South and West to control the...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... half turns to the Mars trilogy to argue that by emphasizing duration, or the heterogeneous lasting of time, the trilogy invites its readers to experience climate change as the intersection of various scales and compositions of time, both human and nonhuman. Demonstrating that the management of climate...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... space to multiply indefinitely. The experience of a religious landscape this diverse was unprecedented and had profound effects on how religious belief was experienced. This essay uses Charles Taylor’s explication of “secularity” in A Secular Age (2007) to briefly consider how the experience of...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Tartarus of Maids” (1855), have not adequately attended to the material economy of paper that existed for Melville before the cycle of literary publication, distribution, and circulation began. Living in the important papermaking region of rural west Massachusetts allowed Melville to experience the raw...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... substantially with black cultures of nature. Part of the problem may be that the lithified historical experience of slavery in rural settings has prevented black writers from developing ecocentric ways of thinking. Douglass's integration of radical pastoralism into abolitionist rhetoric is not only a spotlight...