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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Sandra Tomc AbstractThis 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 June 2003) 75 (2): 305–333.
Published: 01 June 2003
...John Evelev Duke University Press 2003 John ‘‘Every One to His Trade Mardi, Literary Form, Evelev and Professional Ideology 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 63 of 246 My own authorship was an impromptu...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Dona Yarbrough Duke University Press 2003 Dona A Queer Form of Trauma: Yarbrough Lesbian Epistolarity in Either Is Love 6849 AMERICAN LITERATURE 75:2 / sheet 125 of 246 The destruction of records and memorabilia and letters...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 571–599.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Sarah Wilson Duke University Press 2003 Sarah ‘‘Fragmentary and Inconclusive’’ Violence: Wilson National History and Literary Form in The Professor’s House 6903 AMERICAN LITERATURE / 75:3 / sheet 87 of 209...
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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 June 2010) 82 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2010
...John Morán González © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form: Race, Class, and Reification . By Marcial González. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2009. viii, 270 pp. Paper, $29.95. Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino Subjects, and American...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 434–436.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Colbey Emmerson Reid © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Glamour in Six Dimensions: Modernism and the Radiance of Form . By Judith Brown. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. xiv, 199 pp. $39.95. Hollywood Ambitions: Celebrity in the Movie Age . By Marsha Orgeron. Middletown, Conn...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Allen Hibbard Duke University Press 2007 The Lost Years of William S. Burroughs: Beats in South Texas . By Rob Johnson. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2006. 224 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $19.95. Action Writing: Jack Kerouac's Wild Form . By Michael Hrebeniak. Carbondale: Southern...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
... can share the burdens and possibilities of these agricultural spaces, insofar as it takes shape in relationship to an oppressive colonial tradition while defining a black expressive form that resists its own utility within the postplantation aesthetic economy. Posmentier reads McKay’s American sonnet...