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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Sam B. Girgus Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies . By Wilson George M. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . viii , 220 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper , $23.95 . Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship . By Auerbach Jonathan . Durham, NC : Duke Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 629–631.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Abigail Salerno © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies . By Janet Harbord. Cambridge: Polity Press. 2007. ix, 198 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Body Shots: Early Cinema's Incarnations . By Jonathan Auerbach. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 894–895.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video. Ed. Phyllis R. Klotman and Janet K. Cutler. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2000. xxxiii, 483 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. Struggles for...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 563–597.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Peter Lurie Duke University Press 2001 Peter ‘‘Some Trashy Myth of Reality’s Escape Lurie Romance, History, and Film Viewing in Absalom, Absalom! I must be in the story (verisimilitude needs me), but I must also be elsewhere...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 650–651.
Published: 01 September 2001
... sat- isfy producers and actors. We see the evolution of the short story ‘‘Girl in Glass’’ to ‘‘Front Porch Girl’’ (a one-act play) to ‘‘The Gentleman Caller’’ (a play and film treatment) to ‘‘Daughters of the Revolution’’ (a one-act play) to ‘‘The Fiddle in the Wings’’ (a full-length play) to...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Hames-García © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Prisons, Race, and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film . By Peter Caster. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2008. xx, 279 pp. $44.95. From the Plantation to the Prison: African American Confinement in Literature...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 September 2002
... life into the more exotic life of photographer, film critic, and sometime communist. As a result of the conflicts and contradictions in his own past, says Spark, Leyda used literary and historical texts to show the disjuncture between life and art at the same time that he, like other revi- 644...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Erin Gentry Duke University Press 2006 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film . By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic . By Justin D. Edwards. Iowa City: Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Film . By Ann Brigham . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2015 . x, 262 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Site Reading: Fiction, Art, Social Form . By David J. Alworth . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press . 2016 . Cloth , $39.50 ; e-book available...
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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 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... film put it, it depended on the arts as tutor texts in the effort to restrain sensory disorder and reinvigorate communal life. Wholly absent from critical treatments that see film as a model for the most kinetic modernist practices, the journal provides entry to a richly interdisciplinary history of...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Lisa Lynch Lynch’s essay explores the divergence between the symbolic imaginary of nuclear power and the imaginative terrain of environmentalism through a look at documentary film about the civilian nuclear industry. Lynch first analyzes several films about US antireactor activism produced in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Albany: SUNY Press. 2002. viii, 344 pp. Cloth, $75.50; paper, $25.95. Class, Language, and American Film Comedy. By Christopher Beach. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. viii, 241 pp. Cloth, $55.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Paula Elyseu Mesquita Duke University Press 2006 Vision's Immanence: Faulkner, Film, and the Popular Imagination . By Peter Lurie. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 237 pp. $42.95. Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture . By Charles Hannon. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jed Rasula © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Cinematic Modernism: Modernist Poetry and Film . By Susan McCabe. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. x, 284 pp. Cloth, $92.00; paper, $39.99. Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920s to the Present . By Lesley...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jené Schoenfeld 2006 American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon . By Anthony Slide. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky. 2004. x, 264 pp. $35.00. The Sins of the Father: A Romance of the South . By Thomas Dixon. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky. 2004. xxx, 316 pp. Paper, $24.95. Book...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Barton Keeton 2006 Shooting Cowboys and Indians: Silent Western Films, American Culture, and the Birth of Hollywood . Andrew Brodie Smith. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado. 2003. viii, 230 pp. $34.95. Cowboys as Cold Warriors: The Western and U.S. History . Stanley Corkin. Philadelphia: Temple...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Frederick Luis Aldama © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Colored Cartoon: Black Representation in American Animated Short Films, 1907–1954 . By Christopher P. Lehman. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. 152 pp. $29.95. What Have They Built You to Do? The Manchurian Candidate and...