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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Annette Trefzer © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Postsouthern Sense of Place in Contemporary Fiction . By Martyn Bone. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2005. xvi, 275 pp. $49.95. Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women's Writing . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Book Reviews The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women’s Fiction. By Angelyn Mitchell. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2002. xiv, 170 pp. Cloth, $59.00; paper, $20.00. Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony. By Dwight...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 835–838.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Claudia Stokes Duke University Press 2007 Panic! Markets, Crises, and Crowds in American Fiction . By David A. Zimmerman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 294 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.50. The March of Spare Time: The Problem and Promise of Leisure...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Paul Grimstad The African American Experience in Crime Fiction: A Critical Study . By Crafton Robert E. . Jefferson, NC : McFarland . 2015 . 204 pp. Paper , $29.95 . The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection . By Huh Jinny . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kenneth M. Roemer © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction . By William H. Katerberg. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas. 2008. ix, 281 pp. $45.00. Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women . By Jeffrey...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 634–637.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Kent A. Ono © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination . By Robert Markley. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. 456 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines: Science Fiction and the Cultures of Science...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Thomas Koenigs Abstract This article explores the recent popular press debates about the Common Core State Standards and their curricular mandates about the percentage of reading that can be fiction in middle school and high school curricula. I suggest that early American arguments about fiction’s...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2015
...David Schmid The Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction . By Baer Elizabeth R. . Detroit : Wayne State Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 229 pp. Paper , $27.95 . Haints: American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions . By Redding Arthur...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 408–409.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Alex Feerst 2006 Multicultural American Literature: Comparative Black, Native, Latino/a and Asian American Fictions . By A. Robert Lee. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, with University of Edinburgh Press. 2003. x, 307 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $19.95. Urban Triage...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 677–679.
Published: 01 September 2012
...David M. Higgins Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep? A Science-Fictional Theory of Representation . By Chu Seo-Young . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2010 . 306 pp. $39.95 . The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction . By Csicsery-Ronay Istvan Jr. Middletown, CT...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Frederick Wegener Duke University Press 2000 Frederick ‘‘Rabid Imperialist Edith Wharton and Wegener the Obligations of Empire in Modern American Fiction 6218 American Literature 72...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 441.
Published: 01 June 2000
... came to view religion as a ‘‘useful fiction and rather than regret his lifelong ambivalence about religious issues, he embraced it. Dan Williams, University of Mississippi A Wider View of the Universe:Henry...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 843–866.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Joel Slotkin Duke University Press 2000 Joel Igorots and Indians: Racial Hierarchies and Slotkin Conceptions of the Savage in Carlos Bulosan’s Fiction of the Philippines 6218...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 199.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Book Reviews 191 Nat Turner before the Bar of Judgment: Fictional Treatments of the Southamp- ton Slave Insurrection. By Mary Kemp Davis. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xiv, 298 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Women in Chains: The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women’s Fiction. By Venetría K. Patton. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. xviii, 194 pp. Cloth, $49.50; paper, $16.95. This recent text by Venetría...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Book Reviews 191 Nat Turner before the Bar of Judgment: Fictional Treatments of the Southamp- ton Slave Insurrection. By Mary Kemp Davis. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xiv, 298 pp...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 638–639.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Jane Rule’s Fiction marks both a beginning and a departure. As the first schol- arly study of the work of lesbian writer Jane Rule, Schuster’s book implicitly seeks to open discussion of a critically neglected subject. As the final publica...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 March 2001
... contrast to the discursive and historical failures of the ‘‘white’’ texts, Ridge’s novel is ‘‘theoretically nuanced and historically accurate’’ (72); Brown’s fiction about Jefferson’s miscegenation is ‘‘complex and historically accurate demonstrating a ‘‘sophisticated discursive strategy’’ (134...