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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
... Fan as “one of the ranks, this perfectly ordinary, exquisitely tiny person in whom we will reside, via both living and dreaming,” (C. Lee, 218) invites comparison with the “blankness” of AnnLee, a manga character acquired for $428 and copyrighted by Pierre Huyghe and Philippe Parreno in 1999...
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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
... always been able to close read a text itself and then discuss the way that text was produced, disseminated, and circulated. Scholarship within the field, like Ramzi Fawaz’s The New Mutants (2016), Jeffrey Brown’s Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans (2001), and Tahneer Oksman’s How...
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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 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., for instance, did reviewers pan both The Wind Done Gone and Lo’s Diary ? What allows Japanese dōjinshi to achieve such a high aesthetic standard? If US publishers are so opposed to fan fiction, how did Fifty Shades of Grey (2011) become the savior of the industry? These are questions Roh’s...
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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 June 2018) 90 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 June 2018
... questions and concepts of the two fields. The conceptual and historical intersections of queer theory (and sexuality more broadly) and 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... of California Press . Lee Leo Ou-Fan . 1999 . Shanghai Modern . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Liu Lydia . 2010 . The Freudian Robot . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Mark Chi-Kwan . 2004 . Hong Kong and the Cold War . Oxford, UK : Clarendon Press...
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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 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the other hand, the author centers his own responses as a twelve-year-old boy and teenage fan, which he, unlike Cremins, remembers very vividly, even describing his study as a “masochistic project” and an “exorcism” (18, 20). Starting with the question, “Why did Miller’s Daredevil blow my twelve-year...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 873–875.
Published: 01 December 2018
... notes, fan mail, contracts, royalty statements, interviews, reviews, lectures, and even a baby book (6). O’Brien’s texts in multiple versions “evoke a material echo of the wartime and postwar traumas that resonate across O’Brien’s authorial career” (15). Young focuses on the ways that his subject’s work...
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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 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 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... leading early twentieth-century music critics. To her ears, James Huneker’s now-forgotten novel Painted Veils (1920) cements its parody of the Wagner cult to a “remarkably uncensored” fear of the unbridled sexuality of female opera fans (131). Here as elsewhere, Sounding Real combines the core New...
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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...