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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Sean Metzger A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific . By Hua Hsu . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 276 pp. Cloth, $29.95 . Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network . By Richard Jean So . New...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Jeanne Elders DeWaard Duke University Press 2002 Jeanne ‘‘Indelicate Exposure Sentiment and Law in Elders Fall River: An Authentic Narrative DeWaard In one of the many pamphlets published in the nine- teenth century about the infamous ‘‘haystack murder...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Adam’s fall we sinned all’’ is the tag line most often used to illustrate the func- tion of The New England Primer. But as Crain shows through close attention to various editions, this simplistic theological transcription is by no means typi- cal of the pictures and aphorisms associated with various...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 604–606.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hillary Chute 9/11 and the Literature of Terror . By Randall Martin . Edinburgh, UK : Edinburgh Univ. Press . 2011 . 174 pp. $100.00 . After the Fall: American Literature since 9/11 . By Gray Richard . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell . 2001 . x, 224 pp. $34.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ed White The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture . By Gardner Jared . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xiv , 205 pp. $50.00 . The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin . By Anderson Douglas . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2012 . xiv...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jean Marie Lutes Sentimental Readers: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of a Disparaged Rhetoric . By Halpern Faye . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2013 . xxii , 215 pp. $45.00 . Twentieth-Century Sentimentalism: Narrative Appropriation in American Literature . By Williamson...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 387–416.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Arlene R. Keizer Duke University Press 2000 Arlene R. The Geographyof the Apocalypse: Keizer Incest, Mythology, and the Fall of Washington Cityin Carolivia Herron’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 305–332.
Published: 01 June 2010
... works, merits greater attention as a counternationalist meditation on the origins of U.S. culture. Because it was written before the political events of the early 1850s and Melville's falling-out with the New York literary establishment, Redburn focuses our attention on a different context for the...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 March 2011
... traumatic events produce formal changes in narrative strategies that reflect transformations in historical and political thinking, but many 9/11 novels, like Don DeLillo's Falling Man , do not demonstrate significant formal departures from pre-9/11 works. Others, like Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
... had ended to discern other, related patterns of protest and repression in the slavery crisis of the 1850s, in the Civil War, and in the rise and fall of Radical Reconstruction. His reflections on these rebellions thereby shuttle between times and locations, weaving together disparate places and events...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 675.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (Kennesaw State Univer- sity), who has been training with Sheryl and Brian for the last several months. Sarah will take over as executive coordinator of the Section this fall. Houston Baker, Priscilla Wald, Frances Kerr, and Kelly Jarrett ...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 September 2009
... American Literature Section of the Modern Language Association. Since moving into the position in fall 2006, Sarah has been unfailingly thoughtful, responsive, and dedicated in all aspects of her role as facilitator of the many activities of the Section, including the board...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2000
... but rather the disorders he saw as emanating from that particular revival. The book also occasionally falls into the trap of the American and New En- glish exceptionalism it strives so hard to avoid. It credits Thomas Prince’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 577–603.
Published: 01 September 2007
... arrangement of Baldwin’s characters’ lives, so that small details of the present—a pair of ear- rings, the resemblance of one character’s eyes to those of another, a fear of falling—ever implicate the past. While psychoanalysis uses such terms to account clinically for the affective vicissitudes of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... “flaneuse”—whom Lindner genders female and empowers, as she is nowhere else, to consume the city’s wares from the Battery to Harlem, from the subways to the High Line, from fuzzy Jacob Riis photographs to modern art installations and street stills. Alfred Stieglitz’s Flatiron and the man falling from the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
... climax was in- 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 55 of 232 variably her sexual fall.9 Perhaps because urban gothic writers thereby were constructing an implied narrative of origin for the industrial city, this master...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the middle of her writing life, to current critical disregard—occasionally falls into the trap of seeming to equate the forces of subcultural influence with those of heteronormative domination. Still Jane Rule’s historical value alone...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 884–885.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the middle of her writing life, to current critical disregard—occasionally falls into the trap of seeming to equate the forces of subcultural influence with those of heteronormative domination. Still Jane Rule’s historical value alone...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2001
... favor of a simplistic narrative of nostalgia, apostasy, or fortunate fall. This book has profound implications not only for the contemporary debates about culture but for the definition of U.S. modernism, as it treats as explicitly...