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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 AbstractThis 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...
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 June 2006) 78 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... of Massachusetts Press. 2004. x, 261 pp. $39.95. Cultural Secrets as Narrative Form: Storytelling in Nineteenth-Century America . By Margaret Reid. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxxii, 259 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $22.95. Book Reviews Black and White Women’s Travel Narratives...
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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 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 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 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): 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 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...