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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 4 Sluggo wears a female mask. From Bushmiller, Nancy , June 8, 1950 Figure 4 Sluggo wears a female mask. From Bushmiller, Nancy, June 8, 1950 More
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Abram Van Engen Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism . By Traister Bryce . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2016 . Ix, 232 pp. Cloth , $69.95 ; e-book, $19.95 . Cast Down: Abjection in America, 1700–1850 . By Miller Mark J. . Philadelphia : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and Helen Hunt Jackson) to demonstrate that Dickinson’s originality is not apart from but connected to her use of conventional female modes; adapting, expanding, complicating, contradicting, criticizing, even transforming them...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Fritz Fleischmann Catherine A. Brekus. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 1998. x,466 pp. Cloth $49.95; paper, $17.95. 2001 Reviews 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 187 of 232 Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740–1845. Catherine A...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
... , $25.00 . Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice in Comic Book Narrative . By Danziger-Russell Jacqueline . Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press . 2013 . viii , 247 pp. $60.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Emily J. Lordi The Black Female Body in Literature and Art: Performing Identity . By Brown Caroline A. . New York : Routledge . 2012 . xvi , 289 pp. Cloth , $128.00 ; paper , $44.95 . Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women’s Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text . By Brown...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2002
... poetry, for example, that depicts Ireland not as a readily sub- missive female but as a weeping one. While Irish and English works might present contrasting figures of Ireland, each is a relatively direct and unambigu- ous ideological construction. Brown’s and Crain’s books stay on the Ameri- can side...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 603–618.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Sharon M. Harris Duke University Press 2002 Sharon M. ‘‘A New Era in Female History Harris Ninteenth-Century U.S. Women Writers The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature. By Marianne Noble. Prince- ton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2000. 240 pp. Cloth, $57.50...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Naomi Z. Sofer Duke University Press 2003 Naomi Z. ‘‘Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory Sofer Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States 6815 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:1 / sheet...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sari Edelstein Duke University Press 2007 Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 . By Jean Marie Lutes. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., 210 pp. $45.00. Revising Flannery O’Connor: Southern Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship. By Katherine Hemple Prown. Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia. 2001. iii, 201 pp. $35.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Joanna Brooks © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Captive's Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England . By Teresa A. Toulouse. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2006. 225 pp. $49.95. Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., 125 pp. $20.00. The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture . By Lauren Berlant. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xiv, 353 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. By...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paula Rabinowitz © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration . By Sylvia Jenkins Cook. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2008. 292 pp. Cloth, $99.00; paper, $24.95. Grotesque Relations: Modernist Domestic Fiction and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Anne Charles © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice . By Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. x, 196 pp. Paper, $29.95. Worlds Apart? Dualism and Transgression in Contemporary Female Dystopias . By Dunja M. Mohr. Jefferson...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Julieann Veronica Ulin Over the course of the debate concerning Wright's depiction of black women, critics have ignored the manuscript and extensive body of research to which Wright immediately turned after Native Son , a project Wright explicitly identified as female-centered and for which his...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Meghan M. Wadle Abstract This essay contextualizes Herman Melville’s “The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids” alongside antebellum portrayals of the female wage earner. Melville’s decision to measure the costs of economic change by sexualizing female wage earners typifies antebellum...
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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 June 2018) 90 (2): 221–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ( 2016 ) of the title character’s black female comrades-in-arms, this reading interrogates how race consciousness and colonial legacies inform the discourses of desire operating within the text. The term desiring blackness describes an orientation to reading that defers to African Americanist and black...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2014
... contend that it was more likely conceived as an appropriation and revision of Southworth, whose pivotal chapter is titled “The New Medea.” Anxiously competing for the role of moral and cultural advisor to female readers, Howells writes his own deserted wife novel, in which he vanquishes Southworth in a...