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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Aviva F. Taubenfeld The Autobiography of Citizenship: Assimilation and Resistance in U.S. Education . By Cooper Tova . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 264 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; paper, $31.95 ; e-book, $31.95 . Fashion and Fiction: Self-Transformation in...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Kimberly Lamm © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Emily Dickinson and the Labor of Clothing. By Daneen Wardrop. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2009. xii, 246 pp. $30.00. Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion. By...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that resulted in its abstraction: from the defensive “self-fashioning”­ which began in the nineteenth century to the “invention” of Southern literature that continued into the twentieth to the “cultural reproduction” that remains ongoing in the twenty-first.­ In Our South...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “Convenient Fashion.” Separately issued comic valentine (H. De Marsan, New York, c. 1840–80). Image courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Convenient Fashion.” Separately issued comic valentine (H. De Marsan, New York, c. 1840–80). Image courtesy of the Library More
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 884–886.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Colbey Emmerson Reid Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning . By Galow Timothy W. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2011 . xv , 235 pp. $85.00 . Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity . By Goldman Jonathan . Austin : Univ. of...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Desi- rée A. Martín. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2014. x, 254 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $28.95. Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning in US Mexicana and Chicana Literature and Art. By Marci R. McMahon. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2013. xvi, 239 pp...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 361–388.
Published: 01 June 2010
... about empathy that defined this concept quite differently from current usages. Rather than designating an interpersonal dynamic, this discourse considered empathy as a relation among bodies, objects, and desire within capitalism. Yezierska's fashion-conscious characters reveal a United States...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., laboring to fashion a temporary space from which poems of democratic adhesion might be uttered. If in 1856 the atom enables the poet to transcend space and time, in 1860 he may convert matter into spirit, but he may not outlive it. Read in this light, Whitman's early editions of Leaves record an important...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 57–89.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Emily Hainze Abstract This essay explores the 1907–11 Child-Rescue Campaign run by the Delineator , a fashion magazine for women edited by Theodore Dreiser. I argue that the campaign mobilized social science to reconceptualize maternity as based in affective expertise rather than biological...
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American Literature 9003554.
Published: 26 February 2021
... in a telling fashion, as his unpublished satire “The United States of Lyncherdom” (written in 1901) exacerbates the dehumanizing tendencies of quantification. Du Bois, however, pursues a more generative experiment, creating statistical graphics in 1900 that indict and outstrip the causal circuit that...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 December 2015
... outset of his stunningly detailed and accomplished study of the poetry of Hart Crane, John Irwin remarks, “This is a somewhat old-fashioned kind of book” (xi). Irwin’s has been a somewhat old-fashioned publishing career as well. All of his significant books have been with the Johns Hopkins...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2018
... kitchen in which Nixon celebrated the freedom of consumer choice. Nixon’s vision of the American home hid the material realities of the kitchen as a site of women’s labor and racial segregation. Through literature, film, architecture, and fashion, Baldwin shows how the Cold War kitchen turned a capitalist...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 517–545.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . An Old-Fashioned Girl . Boston : Roberts Brothers . ———. (1873) 1994 . Work: A Story of Experience . New York : Penguin . ———. 2010 . Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals . Edited by Cheney Ednah . Carlisle, MA : Applewood Books . Alexander Lynn . 2008...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Poetics. By Brian M. Reed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press. 2013. xix, 222 pp. $45.00. At the outset of his stunningly detailed and accomplished study of the poetry of Hart Crane, John Irwin remarks, “This is a somewhat old-fashioned kind of book” (xi). Irwin’s has been a somewhat old-fashioned...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “forces us to pay special attention to the moments when the excessive recursiveness of indigenismo, mestizaje, and nationalism crop up in an institutionalized fashion” (24). Her study therefore identifies particular crucial flashpoints to which many have turned a blind eye for the purpose of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 851–852.
Published: 01 December 2008
... filtered through Amherst in any conceivable fashion: legal documents, marketing and advertising materials, travel litera- ture, journalism, philosophy, political polemics, reports of war and combat, comic performance, agricultural pamphlets—all manifestations of the bur- geoning print culture...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 852.
Published: 01 December 2008
... filtered through Amherst in any conceivable fashion: legal documents, marketing and advertising materials, travel litera- ture, journalism, philosophy, political polemics, reports of war and combat, comic performance, agricultural pamphlets—all manifestations of the bur- geoning print culture...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Acocella treats Cather, her work, and her critics in an evenhanded, in- formed, and precise fashion. There is nothing vicious here, only good sense and a fine aesthetic sensibility, buttressed by solid scholarship conveyed in...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 877–878.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Acocella treats Cather, her work, and her critics in an evenhanded, in- formed, and precise fashion. There is nothing vicious here, only good sense and a fine aesthetic sensibility, buttressed by solid scholarship conveyed in...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 896–897.
Published: 01 December 2000
... representations and practices like popular music and dance, the digital revo- lution, the representation of science, statistics, fashion, sex, and pleasure. This collection of loosely related and occasionally brilliant essays is as much...