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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Laura L. Mielke This essay claims that antebellum theatrical star Edwin Forrest registered the era’s investment in oratorical eloquence and anxiety concerning the potentially incendiary nature of free expression in a democracy marked by economic and racial inequality. Forrest’s July 4, 1838, speech...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 June 2001
... fiction writers to the evolving theater of Edwin Forrest at one end and the new dramatic realists at the other. As Ackerman explains, the cultural politics of a democratic and largely melodramatic theater in the first half of the cen- Tseng...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of the second half of the nineteenth century for their relationship as poets and fiction writers to the evolving theater of Edwin Forrest at one end and the new dramatic realists at the other. As Ackerman explains, the cultural politics...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Ackerman himself succeeds best in the individual chapters. He makes fresh use of the well-known rivalry between William Macready and Forrest, culmi- nating in the Astor Place Riot, to illuminate tensions in Whitman’s and Mel...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Review: Hoffman, American Poetry in Performance: From Walt Whit- man to Hip Hop, 409–11. Review: Kurnick, Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel, 409–11. Review: Rebhorn, Pioneer Performances: Staging the Frontier, 409–11. Mielke, Laura Lynn. “Edwin Forrest’s July 4th Oration and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 431–440.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... 44, The Mysterious Stranger,” “Eve’s Diary,” and the polemical piece What Is Man? The study weaves together reflections on Twain’s inner life with analyses of his work. The Author-Cat: Clemens’s Life in Fiction. By Forrest G. Robinson. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2007. xvi, 242 pp. $45.00...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 681–688.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzche, Freud, and Marx. By Forrest G. Robinson, Gabriel Noah Brahm Jr., and Catherine Carlstroem. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2011. xiii, 157 pp. $35.00. This study places Twain alongside three prominent modern “sages.” The goal...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 451–458.
Published: 01 June 2010
... writings of neglected male writers such as Francis Forrester and Oliver Optic. The Fortress of American Solitude: “Robinson Crusoe” and Antebellum Culture. By Shawn Thomson. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press. 2009. 243 pp. $54.40. Thomson defines “the Crusoe topos” as a model of...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Astor Place Opera House at the same time that a popular American actor, Edwin Forrest, was scheduled to act the same role at a theater in the Bowery. A long-brewing rivalry between the two actors was readily incorporated...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 209–224.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., which became his permanent home in the late 1920s. The volume includes letters between Santayana and Ezra Pound, Max Forrester Eastman, Max Fisch, Horace Kallen, Milton Mu- nitz, and Christopher Janus, among many others. James Dickey: Classes on Modern Poets and the Art of Poetry. Ed. Donald J...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 391–393.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 394–396.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 397–400.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 400–402.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 June 2014