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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Eleanor Ty. Toronto, Ont.: Univ. of Toronto Press. 2004. xv, 227 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.95. America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945. By Colleen Lye. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. x, 342 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $21.95. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jennifer Glaser Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form . By Chute Hillary L. . Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 359 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book, $35.00 . The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Carrie Hyde Episodic Poetics: Politics and Literary Form after the Constitution . By Garrett Matthew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . viii, 232 pp. $69.00 . Gothic Subjects: The Transformation of Individualism in American Fiction, 1790–1861 . By Roberts Siân Silyn...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kita Douglas Unquiet Tropes: Form, Race, and Asian American Literature . By Tsou Elda E. . Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press . 2015 . xi, 212 pp. Cloth , $84.50 ; paper, $26.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . Racial Feelings: Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion . By Santa Ana...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca Walsh Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . By White Gillian . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2014 . 350 pp . $45.00 . American Hybrid Poetics: Gender, Mass Culture, and Form . By Robbins Amy Moorman . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sandra Tomc Abstract This essay examines early nineteenth-century US literature that fought for increased compensation and copyright protection for authors. Instead of dismissing this literature as a form of complaint, as many scholars do, I take writers’ concerns seriously, but I also look at the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2000
... sites for early black cultural formation, sites that, through the triangle trade, were intimately connected to Africa and the Caribbean. Consequently ‘‘the pre-Emancipation period’’ gave birth to forms of cultural production that are...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 888–889.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... Rebecca Wanzo, Duke University Neo-Slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form. By Asraf Rushdy. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $17.95. In this...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2001
... back to the poetry, wherein we can contemplate more keenly the resilience of imagination on the other side of loss. James Applewhite, Duke University Jack Kerouac’s Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Lynn Z. Bloom By Barbara Rodríguez. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 1999. viii, 228 pp. $45.00. 2001 Book Reviews 437 Autobiographical Inscriptions: Form, Personhood, and the American Woman Writer of Color. By Barbara Rodríguez. New...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 121–149.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Brian Russell Roberts Drawing a distinction between culturally oriented and formally oriented geographical approaches to American literary studies, this essay frames Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) as engaging with the geographical form and spatial materiality of the vast...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 413–416.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . 292 pp. $99.00 . On the Outskirts of Form: Practicing Cultural Poetics . By Davidson Michael . Middletown, CT : Wesleyan Univ. Press . 2011 . 344 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $27.95 ; e-book , $21.99 . Purple Passages: Pound, Eliot, Zukofsky...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2015
... United States, 1860–1945 . By Olwell Victoria . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2011 . 288 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book , $59.95 . Liberty of the Imagination: Aesthetic Theory, Literary Form, and Politics in the Early United States . By Cahill Edward . Philadelphia : Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
... elegy, the ‘‘most ubiquitous form of popular verbal art, apart from the sermon’’ in seventeenth- and early-eighteenth- century America (3). His introduction and first two chapters clearly (if some- times a bit repetitiously) describe the difficulty modern readers of early lit- erature often encounter...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 915.
Published: 01 December 2012
... © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 American Literature  915 Erratum for Sonya Posmentier, “The Provision Ground in New York: Claude McKay and the Form of Memory,” American Literature 84 (June 2012): 273–300. On page 295, the following should be added to the acknowledg­ments...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 352 pp. $40.00 . Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form . By Golston Michael . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2015 . xvi, 247 pp. Cloth , $60.00 ; e-book, $59.99 . Pitch of Poetry . By Bernstein Charles . Chicago : Univ...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2015 . x, 163 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. The Aesthetics of Middlebrow Fiction: Popular US Novels, Modernism, and Form, 1945–75 . By Perrin Tom . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2015 . 197 pp. Cloth , $90.00 ; e-book, $69.99...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 315–345.
Published: 01 June 2018
... serial comics form. As queer texts that oscillate between popular iconographies, these iterations of Nancy provide resistance to expectations for normativity, narrative closure, static character performance, and bound space in relation to twentieth-century American collective identities. Copyright © 2018...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kate McCullough Abstract This article assesses the queer world-making potentiality of the comics form as demonstrated in Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home . By deploying the temporal openings of the graphic form, Fun Home challenges the putative fixity of heteronormative family time and...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 449–459.
Published: 01 June 2018
... reflecting on comics studies by reviewing four books written by white male scholars, all of whom make significant contributions in theorizing comics form. Queer theory teaches us to question the naturalization of norms, so while I observe that all four are male-authored texts that focus mostly on male...