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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Enda Duffy 2d ed. By Charles Fanning. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky. 1999. x, 448 pp. Paper, $24.95. 2001 Book Reviews 433 Southern literary studies, is, to Kreyling...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 839–854.
Published: 01 December 2016
... follows the travels of Fan, a 16-year-old B-Mor laborer, who leaves the security of her job as a diver and caretaker of the production settlement’s fish tanks and home to search for Reg—her first love and the father of her unborn child—who has mysteriously disappeared. Fan’s departure in search of Reg is...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., Maureen Howard. Fanning places James T. Farrell at the heart of the tradition, as its greatest stylist and chronicler of working-class lives. He also has an ear for the striking tale, from Quigley’s The Prophet of the Ruined Abbey...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Adventure Games to Interac- tive Books offers a fascinating, accessible, exceedingly well-written genre his- tory of adventure games. Her account proceeds chronologically and includes information about videogame designers, companies, and fans. Understanding 632  American Literature copyright law...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Ramzi Fawaz’s The New Mutants (2016), Jeffrey Brown’s Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans (2001), and Tahneer Oksman’s How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? (2016), has taken extraordinary advantage of this possibility. One of the important consequences of this interdisciplinary...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 432–433.
Published: 01 June 2001
... ed. By Charles Fanning. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky. 1999. x, 448 pp. Paper, $24.95. This is a vastly impressive survey of Irish American fiction ranging from the 1760s broadsides of Lawrence Sweeney...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “International Science Fiction Reshelving Day,” slotted for Atwood’s seventieth birthday on November 18, on which fans of the science fiction and fantasy genres proposed moving canonical American Literature, Volume 83, Number 2, June 2011 DOI 10.1215/00029831-­1266045 © 2011 by Duke University...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2003
... available by the movie Die Hard, Michael sensibly alleges that Tseng 2003.3.10 08:14 Anxious Academics 171 the notion of the ‘‘intellectual as fan’’ mystifies every kind of intellec...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... democratic community ideal. “From time to time,” he writes, “even Pa Ingalls negotiates with neigh- bors” (5). After the 1950s, Schmidt notes a turn inward and toward the fan- tastic; we might say the imagination became the new frontier. Insightful, amusing, and well-written, Making Americans expands...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... comparative study of US fan fiction and Japanese dōjinshi , and discussing open-source software development. In all these cases, Roh is most interested in the “struggle between subcultural and canonical texts influenced by constructs such as intellectual property and distribution networks rather than an...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
... comics culture, in both its visual and narrative production and its fan communities, are rife and rich. At every moment in their cultural history, comic books have been linked to queerness or to broader questions of sexuality and sexual identity in US society. In the 1930s and 1940s Wonder Woman...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Minnesota Press . Klein Christina . 2003 . Cold War Orientalism . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Lee Leo Ou-Fan . 1999 . Shanghai Modern . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Liu Lydia . 2010 . The Freudian Robot . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Captain Marvel’s sister Mary as a “pretty major inspiration” for her own career (quoted on 13). Cremins’s brief mention of fanzines publishing photos of children in Mary Marvel costumes made me wonder about girl fans, as did Beck’s remark in a footnote about how much his daughter and granddaughter enjoyed...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... process and the trauma at the center of his work, Young relies on extensive materials donated to the Harry Ransom Center, including typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, research notes, fan mail, contracts, royalty statements, interviews, reviews, lectures, and even a baby book (6). O’Brien’s texts in...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the form matured” (32), and also “New York ha[s] become its [the skyscraper’s] most exuberant embodiment” (33). It is also its most “exuberant” fan of itself, its greatest believer in “trumped up” hyperbole, and Lindner too often falls for it. He could examine Americans who do, and New Yorkers who do...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 1940s and 1950s, will reject reactionary violence in favor of “heteronomy, vulnerability, distributed agency, and dependence on others” (256). By cultivating pleasures associated with failed sovereignty, Anker asserts, these films help their fans feel their way toward a non-neoliberal scene...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., edi- tors, and hardcore fans within the comic-­book industry struggled over the appropriate balance between fantasy as pure entertainment and as a vehicle for social-­consciousness raising. This struggle manifested in popular form through the material output of the industry throughout the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... scholarly and pedagogical labor. In her analysis of Sherlock Holmes fans on the early Internet, for example, Roberta Pearson ( 1997 ) identifies how users on online message boards used networks to produce and share “Sherlockian scholarship” or “Conan Doyle scholarship,” as well as building “personal...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 415–417.
Published: 01 June 2015
... entwine- ment between high literary aesthetics, pulp aesthetics, and camp. She pro- vides a careful record of Isherwood’s navigation of these competing pres- sures on cultural capital as well as a record of their reception by his engaged and adoring fans. This book begins to redress the relative...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 831–857.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- tions will carry some of these invisible generic assumptions.13 Wolk’s superreaders are the inside audience of fans and collectors at whom virtually every current mainstream comic is targeted, and the den- sity of these readers’ familiarity with the genre enables a number of...