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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 838–840.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Cynthia A. Young Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture . By McDonald Kathlene . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2012 . xi , 132 pp. Cloth, $55.00 ; e-book available. Postmodern Utopias and Feminist Fictions . By Wagner-Lawlor Jennifer A. . New York...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 627–630.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Anne Raine Duke University Press 2007 The Feminist Avant-Garde in American Poetry . By Elisabeth A. Frost. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2003. xviii, 245 pp. Paper, $19.95. Lyric Interventions: Feminism, Experimental Poetry, and Contemporary Discourse . By Linda A. Kinnahan...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anita Helle Duke University Press 2006 The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove . By Lesley Wheeler. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2002. x, 2001 pp. $27.00. Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson: The Feminist Poetics of Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Rebecca Wanzo Abstract Lost Girls (2006) is a return to the themes explored by Melinda Gebbie and other underground feminist cartoonists in the 1970s and 1980s. The text, a collaboration between Gebbie and Alan Moore, should be read as reminiscent of feminist cartoonists who intentionally depicted...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., creators, collaborations, audiences, and industries under discussion. On the other hand, imagining female, feminist, and queer readers and readings of comics is largely foreclosed, while maleness and masculinities are often reified and underexplored as historical constructs, even in work that makes...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- book and inspiration for such work. Enda Duffy, University of California, Santa Barbara Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space. By Stacy Alaimo. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2000...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
... fiction weakens this otherwise strong and convinc- ing study. Nevertheless, Hoeller’s discussion of sentimental fiction will be of value to women’s studies scholars insofar as she questions the realist bias that gov- erns critical taste; indeed, she notes that even feminist criticism prefers the...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 430–433.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., Brown shows that the figure of the Lockean child is replaced there by the figure of the deciding—or indecisive—woman. For Brown, Eliza Wharton is no feminist paragon, no pitiable victim of culture, discourse, or circumstance. Instead, she is a true coquette, in the pejorative sense of the term. Since...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 251–281.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Annual #10, and the end of her first major character arc, Uncanny X-Men #185, reveal that this affective figure for queerness is variable and derived from X-Men writer Chris Claremont’s ongoing engagement with feminist politics and theory. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 queer...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Utopia in Space. By De Witt Douglas Kilgore. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 294 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.95. Politics, Persuasion, and Pragmatism: A Rhetoric of Feminist Utopian Fiction.By Ellen Susan Peel. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2002. xxvi, 227 pp. $49.95...
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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...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Slavery . By Carolyn Vellenga Berman. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xi, 240 pp. $39.95. Speaking Power: Black Feminist Orality in Women's Narratives of Slavery . By DoVeanna S. Fulton. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2006. xvi, 164 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $17.95. Book...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade . By Alan M. Wald. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xviii, 319 pp. $34.95. Romancing the Vote: Feminist Activism in American Fiction, 1870–1920 . By Leslie...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: A Feminist View . Ed. Barbara J. Cook. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2007. viii, 144 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley . By Phillip H. Round. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2008. xii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marcia Klotz; Lee Medovoi The Insistence of the Material . By Breu Christopher . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . x, 264 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Candice M. Jenkins © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Breaking the Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism . By David Ikard. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xiv, 191 pp. $35.00. Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 833–836.
Published: 01 December 2009
.... $39.50. Feminist Interventions in Early American Studies . Ed. Mary C. Carruth. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. xxii, 328 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $32.95. Book Reviews The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England. By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., may find cause to evalu- ate their own values and assumptions about women as mothers’’ (107). Many feminist readers will acknowledge this ambivalence, and Perkins should be given credit for moving into very...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
... contentious print exchanges between them. As such, the three pairings in this essay—Rich and Bradstreet, Lorde and Rich, and Rich's later and earlier authorial personae—reflect the feminist phenomenon of the open letter, whereby anger, rather than critical dispassion, founds argumentative cogency...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Kosofsky Sedgwick’s model of reparative reading, I demonstrate how Fun Home ’s form produces a version of reparation that emerges from a shared artistry and embraces ambivalent affective responses to the past. Ultimately, Bechdel produces a queer feminist reparative reading that understands futurity’s...