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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicolas S. Witschi This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism . By Ryan Terre . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2011 . xv , 171 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $22.95 . Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Book Reviews 899 Language Shift among the Navajos: Identity Politics and Cultural Continuity.By Deborah House. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2002. xxvii, 122 pp. $35.00. A Forest of Time: American...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1850 , 1). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 11688.g.22. Used with permission Figure 1. “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry More
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ideas in his only novella, “The Heroic Slave” (1853), in which Madison Washington, leader of the 1841 Creole mutiny, declares his independence in a forest glade that functions as a chapel of natural rights. This kind of radical republican pastoralism also shapes My Bondage, My Freedom (1855). The...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Stephanie LeMenager John William De Forest's Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty was written from 1864 to 1867, when Reconstruction still had a chance of changing the face of American reality. It could be called the only U.S. realist novel that reports to us from within this moment...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Margaret Konkol Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781–1924 . By Kilcup Karen L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2013 . xv, 504 pp. Cloth , $75.95 ; Paper, $32.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . The Ecology of Modernism...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 691–714.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Mark Rifkin Rifkin’s essay argues that previous considerations of Apess’s work, particularly A Son of the Forest , have mentioned the existence of the Mashantucket reservation and Apess’s relation to it but have not addressed its role as a framing feature of his writing. Through a reading of A Son...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the terms of an overwrought cliché—missing the forest for the trees—as I consider the cultural work of these two books to think through the figure of Thoreau and his immersion in figurative and literal woods. In reading these books together, we get the rich texture of the world that produced a Thoreau...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2013
... American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest. By John Knott. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2012. viii, 314 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest. By John Knott. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2012. viii, 314 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2013
... at Chapel Hill DOI 10.1215/00029831-1959589 This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 10.1215/00029831-1959589 This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest. By John Knott. Ann...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2013
... at Chapel Hill DOI 10.1215/00029831-1959589 This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest. By John Knott. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2012. viii, 314 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95. Narratives about the rise of ecocriticism as an academic discipline will usually invoke a tripartite set of goals and frame them through an...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... at Chapel Hill DOI 10.1215/00029831-1959589 This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism. By Terre Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2011. xv, 171 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $22.95. Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2003
... AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:4 / sheet 213 of 255 the ever-changing and always subtle interplay of intercultural relations’’ (56). A Forest of Time helpfully describes scholarship that challenges clichés about America’s Indians. One example...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
... more toward a popular audi- ence. Indeed, this perpetual border stance and concern with surfaces and depths find expression repeatedly throughout his Journal, from his first month of journaling in 1837, in which he playfully coopts a sur- ficial concern with the concept of forest succession to...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and, in turn, how photography exposed the dynamics of racism. Authors of slave narratives drew on visual imagery to depict the limits of unmediated representation. Frederick Douglass’s use of genre as a technology is the subject of Lance Newman’s “Free Soil and the Abolitionist Forests of...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 418–420.
Published: 01 June 2015
... supplant, anecdotal, individual accounts of the liter- ary past. His keywords—generalization, aggregation, and quantification— reflect a big picture, forest-over-trees perspective made possible by the mass- digitization of library collections. Importantly, at some point macroanalysis necessarily...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 169–178.
Published: 01 March 2006
... black female subjectivity, countering the dominant discourse of the early seventies, in which devaluing black women was too frequently a staple of African American social movements. ‘‘Rain Forest’’ on Medasi (medasi means ‘‘thank you’’ in the Twi lan- guage) is probably the most poignant...