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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 533–536.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Janet Dean jdean@bryant.edu Tombstone, Deadwood, and Dodge City: Re-creating the Frontier West . By Kevin Britz and Roger L. Nichols , Norman : Univ. of Oklahoma Press . 2018 . xiii, 266 pp. Cloth, $32.95 ; e-book available. Fictions of Western American...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... By discursively transforming the technology of cyberspace into an “electronic frontier,” technologists, lobbyists, and journalists turned cyberspace into a solution for the apparent American crisis of overdevelopment and resource loss. In a period when Americans felt detached from their own environment...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2005
... provide detailed his- tory, genealogy (a favorite term of hers), and taxonomy, and a very few useful analyses. Peter Hays, University of California, Davis From the Fallen Tree: Frontier Narratives, Environmental Politics, and the Roots of a National Pastoral, 1749–1826. By Thomas Hallock. Chapel...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Dan Moos Duke University Press 2007 Exploding the Empire: Myths of Empire on the Postmodern Frontier . By Sara L. Spurgeon. Texas A & M Univ. Press. 2005. 189 pp. Cloth, $40.00; paper, $17.95. Spaces of the Mind: Narrative and Community in the American West . By Elaine...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kenneth M. Roemer © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Future West: Utopia and Apocalypse in Frontier Science Fiction . By William H. Katerberg. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas. 2008. ix, 281 pp. $45.00. Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women . By Jeffrey...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Jason W. Stevens Duke University Press 2001 Jason W. Bear, Outlaw, and Storyteller: American Frontier Stevens Mythology and the Ethnic Subjectivity of N. Scott Momaday N. Scott Momaday rejects the label ‘‘Indian writer ‘‘I don’t know...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the Frontier . By Rebhorn Matthew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 207 pp. $65.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination. By Mark Rifkin. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
...: Postmodernism and Contemporary Fictions of the Trans- cultural Frontier. By Carlton Smith. Hanover, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England. 2000. x, 167 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $17.95. Invoking the postmodern fascination...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2002
... hatred of religion and the matriarchy of frontier towns brings him to concoct smallpox viruses to purge the West. Kim can indulge in self-parody: his band of gunslingers is called The Wild Fruits. More characteristically, however, he fantasizes a program of Shit Slaughter involving special ‘‘S.S...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
... autobiographies. Timothy Powell, University of Georgia Performing the American Frontier, 1870–1906. By Roger A. Hall. New York: Cam- bridge Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 281 pp. $54.95. Embodiment of a Nation: Human Form in American Places. By Cecelia Tichi. Cam- bridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 303 pp...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
...: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier. By Susan Kollin. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xviii, 224 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $16.95. Landscape with Figures: Nature and Culture in New England. By Kent C. Ryden...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Black Masculinity and the Frontier Myth in American Literature. By Michael K. John- son. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2002. ix, 293 pp. $34.95. Two new critical studies add to our knowledge of Western literature and film...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in Nineteenth-Century America . By Stephanie P. Browner. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. 304 pp. $49.95. Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Biomedicine . By Susan Merrill Squier. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xvi, 350 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. By Nathaniel Lewis. Lin- coln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2003. x, 297 pp. $49.95. In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830–1930. By Joel Daehnke. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... project of Western American literature, expanding the canon to include previously neglected works, especially those written by women and people of color. Noreen Groover Lape insists on the notion of many frontiers...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2002
... artfully constructs a new critical paradigm that fully engages the theological sophistication of black women’s spiritual autobiographies. Timothy Powell, University of Georgia Performing the American Frontier, 1870–1906. By Roger A. Hall. New York: Cam- bridge Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 281 pp. $54.95...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the sign language to scout for General George Armstrong Custer at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn; Pretty Shield’s account of the sign language in this battle additionally provides a rare and understudied interpretation of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and of the larger American frontier...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- versity of Rhode Island, 60 Upper College Road, Suite 2, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881. Call for Conference Papers: ‘‘The Frontiers of Charles Brockden Brown...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... forms and new ways of expressing ourselves. Gary Kerley, Brenau Academy 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 215 of 232 Coyote Kills John Wayne: Postmodernism and Contemporary Fictions of the Trans- cultural Frontier. By Carlton Smith...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 545–569.
Published: 01 September 2003
... became one of the earliest African American homesteaders on the United States frontier. After a drought in 1911, subsequent crop failures, foreclosure, and the collapse of his marriage, Micheaux turned to writing...