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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Hawthorne, Melville, Stowe, and Whitman . By Les Harrison. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xxv, 272 pp. $42.50. From Broadway to Cleveland: A History of the Hanna Theatre . By John Vacha. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2007. xi...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 387–390.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Philip Gould © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship . By Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. viii, 239 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $24.95. Prodigal Daughters: Susanna...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., and reception reveal the challenges of creating art that is aimed at social reform and confirm the difficulty in assessing the political function or, in Fredric Jameson's sense, the political unconscious of American literature. As a celebrated example of political theater, The Exonerated also provides a forum...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 509–540.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Barbara Hochman Abstract When Nella Larsen’s story “Sanctuary” appeared in the Forum in 1930, readers noted its similarity to “Mrs. Adis,” a tale by the popular British writer Sheila Kaye-Smith. Scholars concur that “Sanctuary” turns a story about British class-consciousness into a story of African...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 871.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 Announcement Call for Papers: Short James Forum Praised—and mocked—for his drawn-out sentences and lengthy works, Henry James nonetheless began his career with short forms of writing to which he returned throughout his life. Some of these works, such as “The Turn of the Screw...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 681–688.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and epistemological humility and also to generative analytical creativity is not a luxury but a necessity as we write, just three months after COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. By the time you are first able to read this forum, it will be well into 2020. We feel our own paranoid tendencies rising: you...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 115–121.
Published: 01 March 2023
... in a totality of action that enabled becoming free” (Colbert 2021 : 23). As the essays in this forum suggest, existentialism is less a school of thought or a program than it is a standpoint and an emphasis. One crucial starting point for any existentialism, one that counters the charges of Eurocentrism...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 149–175.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., and Rosedales of Mrs. Wharton’s story the debate became so heated that it hijacked the Times readers’ forum for nearly three months.30 Writers initially took sides based on whether they believed the smart set of Wharton’s novel accurately mirrored contem- poraneous New York society, particularly after...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 159–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 48 , no. 4 : 625 – 57 . ———. 2009 . “Narrative Networks: Bleak House and the Affordances of Form.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42 , no. 3 : 517 – 23 . doi: 10.1215/0029 5132–2009–050 . ———. 2015 . Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network . Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 908–910.
Published: 01 December 2019
...), as well as multiple dedicated academic conferences such as the CSS conference and the International Comic Arts Forum, and journals such as ImageTexT and the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics . Publishers such as the university presses of Rutgers, Ohio State, and Mississippi have launched dedicated...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 336–338.
Published: 01 June 2021
... likely won’t be new to anyone with an interest in tech, Milburn’s focus on folk history, citing reactions and analyses from anonymous forum users as often as from the “great men” involved in these pivotal moments, is quite refreshing. Even as some may turn their noses up at the painful grammar and less...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2020
... ten plays from the nineteenth century. How about your top five? Three?” So theater historian Matthew Rebhorn challenges readers in a recent J19 forum on American drama (“Introduction: ‘Nineteenth-Century’ ‘American’ ‘Theater’ and ‘Performance’” J19 6.2 [2018]: 391]. If you are drawing a blank, you...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- alogical account culminates with a fitting coda: an analysis of present-day attempts to revive the freak show as an alternative art form and, in some cases, a forum for radical political critique. Like...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... are particularly compelling), a forum in which “aesthetic forms articulated, evaluated, and circulated notions of transformable race throughout early America” (4). To be sure, Transformable Race is organized as a literary history of the United States, and most of its energies are devoted to New England...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Second, I argue that in his capacity as editor Douglass wielded the power of reprinted, generically hybrid criticism to create a polyvocal critical forum that privileged the values of community debate over the authority of a single critical perspective, his own included. In choosing the two canonical...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 611–613.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States. Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Haw- thorne, Melville...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States. Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Haw- thorne, Melville...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States. Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Haw- thorne, Melville...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States. Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Haw- thorne, Melville...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States. Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple and the Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Haw- thorne, Melville...