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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Gabriel N. Rosenberg Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850–1905 . By Dolan Kathryn Cornell . Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press . 2014 . x, 272 pp. $60.00 . Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food . By Carruth Allison...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 442–443.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity. By Doris Witt. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 292 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 853–855.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Josephine Nock-Hee Park © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture . By Anita Mannur. Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press. 2010. xiv, 255 pp. Cloth, $72.50; paper, $26.95. The Decolonized Eye: Filipino American Art and...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Janet Fiskio In light of Ursula Heise’s recent critiques of the concept of a “sense of place” in ecocriticism as well as the vibrant social movement for food justice emerging in the United States, Fiskio asks whether the concept of place can be reformulated in ways that are inclusive of communities...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 851–879.
Published: 01 December 2017
...John Levi Barnard Abstract This essay tracks the interrelated histories of the cod and the whale from John Smith’s colonial American vision of abundance to the near disappearance of the living resources he described as inexhaustible. Working at the intersections of animal studies, food studies, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
... antebellum debates about diet and food commodity consumption. A turn to Sylvester Graham's vegetarian movement, however, shows that far from being divorced from civic concerns, the vegetarian dietary theory driving Thoreau's practices at Walden Pond plays a complicated role in the political design of Walden...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... money or food, for example, took a variety of forms, and they also took on erotic connotations. This article reads the erotics of begging in little-known literature from the Great Depression, especially Tom Kromer’s Waiting for Nothing (1935), and argues that when a man on the down and out “makes” a...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity. By Doris Witt. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 292 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Duke University Press 2  American Literature The first two essays, on sleep and food, feature the surfaces and depths—and mutability—of the human as an idea. For Benjamin Reiss, Walden registers Thoreau’s engagement with somnolent disturbances as a metacommentary on capitalism and...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... “occa- sionally to a vegetable Diet” (A, 12). Eating with others who share unprincipled appetites resolves a problem of republican sociability. Working in his brother’s print shop when he reads Tryon, Franklin profits from denying himself animal food; but he eats alone, a split...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., for example, why so many Navajos consider practices that actually come from Western society as part of their own tradition, such as the ‘‘traditional’’ foods of mut- ton and wheat, wool weaving, silver...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 843–866.
Published: 01 December 2000
... plains. ‘That is it, Hassim. That was my fortress and castle for ten long months’ ’’ (CD,7). Food is Bulosan’s most characteristic basis for defining boundaries in the dichotomy of savage and civilized. The entire first...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
... topics of gender, sexuality, and affect within postwar movements. Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways. Ed. David A. Davis and Tara Powell. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2014. xi, 245 pp. $60.00. Emerging from a 2010 conference panel on food and Southern US...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... political neglect. He explores the ways later writers and artists—many of whom were sponsored by the UN World Food Program—became complicit in furthering this myth. Offering an analy- sis of the contradictions in the representations of nature as catastrophe in the works of William Faulkner, Pare...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... habits. Poetic language such as Chandler’s, which imagines the horror of “[feeding] on human sighs” and the unpalatability of “blood [that] is ’neath” the material exterior of foods, put reader-consumers in imagined physical contact with slave producers. By imagining consumption in such proximal ways...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2005
... for instance, which appears in the ‘‘Food’’ section of Tender Buttons, announces: ‘‘It was a time when in the acres in late there was a wheel that shot a burst of land and needless are niggers and a sample sample set of old eaten butterflies with spoons’’ (TB, 494). A]nd needless are niggers...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
... hybridization; adopting humor, the sentimental, and persuasion to describe the nursing of sick children; laboring for food; fighting to protect matriarchal and communitarian land ideals; and protesting unsustainable fashions. The variety of genres treated in Fallen Forests —including essay, autobiography, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
...). This is, if I may say, a queer move that nicely pushes Duong’s book to a consideration of content that might challenge heterosexual orthodoxy in transnational discourses. Both Cruz and Duong offer much food for thought in relation to feminism, cultural production, and the collisions of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... construed race to be subject to incremental change “produced by environmental factors (such as climate, food, and mode of living)” (2). She then examines how writers like Phillis Wheatley and Samson Occom (chapter 1), Benjamin Franklin and Hen- drick Aupaumut (chapter 2), J. Hector St. John de...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2006