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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Mind Is an Enchanting Thing” as a companion poem to “In Distrust of Merits,” which deals with another side of the question of what can keep humanity human. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Cristanne Distrusting: Marianne Moore on Miller Feeling and War in the 1940s...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Lisa M. Gordis Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England . By Van Engen Abram C. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 311 pp. Cloth , $74.00 ; e-book available. Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 227–228.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Christopher Nealon Duke University Press 2007 Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity . By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xii, 195 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $19.95. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural Memory: Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Elizabeth Freeman © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Slavery and Sentiment: The Politics of Feeling in Black Atlantic Antislavery Writing, 1770–1850. By Christine Levecq. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2008. xii, 306 pp. $35.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Caren Irr Orgies of Feeling: Melodrama and the Politics of Freedom . By Anker Elisabeth R. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2014 . xiv, 338 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper, $25.95 . Affect and American Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism . By Smith Rachel Greenwald...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 241–267.
Published: 01 June 2016
... perform rhetorically a scene of pain that must be soothed politically.” That is, because liberalism marks off feelings as the private business of each subject, the connections between reader and character made by much of abolitionist literature discourage broader collectivities. In his essay, “The Meaning...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: An Imagined Conspiracy . By Michael S. Sherry. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. vii, 292 pp. $29.95. Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History . By Heather Love. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2007. 196 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $16.95. Queering the...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Peter Coviello © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Feeling Modern: The Eccentricities of Public Life . By Justus Nieland. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. x, 312 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $25.00. Intimacies . By Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 844–847.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Steven Belletto © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship . By Brook Thomas. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xiii, 298 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $21.95. A Pinnacle of Feeling: American Literature and...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 September 2004
...James Dawes Duke University 2004 James Fictional Feeling: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Dawes and the American Gothic An interest in the deep structure of aesthetic plea- sure and in the emotions that shake us when reading has in recent years come...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Brian M. Reed Duke University Press 2007 Expressionism and Modernism in the American Theatre: Bodies, Voices, Words . By Julia A. Walker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 300 pp. $75.00. Ugly Feelings . By Sianne Ngai. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2005. 432 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kita Douglas Unquiet Tropes: Form, Race, and Asian American Literature . By Tsou Elda E. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 212 pp. Cloth , $84.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Racial Feelings: Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion . By Santa...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the antinomians’ monstrous births and in the US Senate floor debate of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act just before the Iraq War in 2003. In both instances, rhetoric comparing familiar bodies to unfamiliar corporeal forms conjures powerful feelings of disgust that legitimize intervention. These...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... culture normalized the possession and display of feelings. The antebellum writings of author Herman Melville are hardly alone in demonstrating apathy’s hermeneutic and aesthetic uses; they nevertheless suggest a concentrated encounter with apathy, given how the author thematically foregrounds unfeeling in...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the Western tradition: where the feeling of friendship comes from, the nature of the feeling itself, and how we ought to practice it. Situating the verses in relation to literary and philosophical writings on friendship including those of Socrates, Michel de Montaigne, Friedrich Nietzsche...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the drowned kitten, Barnes shows how sentimental culture’s alternative “economy of feeling” colludes with, rather than opposes, a market economy chiefly concerned with reducing populations. The essay’s primary example is the female bildungsroman, where anxieties over female biological reproduction...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... colonization of Mars. Focusing on narrative scenarios and exercises that train officials to respond to natural disasters, this essay positions these preparedness documents as part of a system of affective management. They teach participants to cultivate a feeling of neutral detachment—to stay calm and cool so...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... African Americans to feel more assimilated than American Indians and reminding them that the dominant culture considered even the unassimilated Indian to be racially superior to the black man. Finally, Johnston's photos of public schools attended by white children transform images of Indian objects and...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reading, feeling subject amid a coherent public. In doing so, antebellum arguments against novel reading articulated complicated ideas about how sentiment moved through the private and public arenas—ideas that allowed them to impart a political valence to the very experience of novel reading. © 2011 by...