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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Hildegard Hoeller A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism. By John Dudley. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 222 pp. $35.00. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. By Jennifer L. Fleissner. Chicago: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Douglas Guerra Guerra's essay examines the overlapping discourses of avatar found in Milton Bradley's The Checkered Game of Life and Walt Whitman's “Song of Myself.” Because an avatar is defined by action, the essay begins by tracing the operational dynamics of the figure in Bradley's game...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Press . 2014 . xxi , 222 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 . What Is Your Quest? From Adventure Games to Interactive Books . By Salter Anastasia . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2014 . Paper, $27.50 ; e-book, $27.50 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 630  American Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- Book Reviews 615 pelling accounts of the historical forces at work in the subtle technologies of form and formality. Alex Feerst, Duke University War Games: Richard Harding Davis and the New Imperialism. By John Seelye. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2003. xv, 341 pp. Cloth, $80.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Politics of Reading. By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii, 179 pp. $29.95. Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s ‘‘Go Down, Moses By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 339 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper, $21.95. These books...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Patrick Jagoda In recent years, the growing field of game studies has contributed to the ongoing cultural debate about what it means for videogames to be an art form that both selectively draws and dramatically departs from earlier forms such as the novel, theater, and cinema. To achieve a sense of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Interpreting everything from novels, films, and television (“linear forms”) to videogames and alternate reality games (“distributed forms”), Network Aesthetics identifies and examines five types of aesthetics: maximal, emergent, realist, participatory, and improvisational. This framework alone is a...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Minnesota Press . 2014 . 159 pp. Cloth , $67.50 ; paper, $22.50 . Mondo Nano: Fun and Games in the World of Digital Matter . By Milburn Colin . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2015 . 418 pp. Cloth , $99.95 ; paper, $28.95 . Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation . By Scheible...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and Williams, in particular, are the heirs to the values of nature established by Edwards, Emerson, Dewey, and Audubon, but in a rueful, traumatic way. It is Williams’s poetry (especially ‘‘Children’s Games ‘‘The Parable of the Tseng...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Cloth, $59.95; paper, $26.95. These two works examine the difficulties in representing the West in Ameri- can literature. Nathaniel Lewis suggests that western writers often get caught up in what he calls ‘‘the authenticity game In his introduction, he claims that writers ‘‘present themselves as...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... intuitive leap” (PT, 1264). Such mirroring can conflate human and animal, head and heart, master and slave. In fact, recent experiments in neuroeconomy show that mon- keys act with a remarkably acute sense of probability, quickly master- ing games of chance to maximize their payoff of juice.18 But if...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 687–688.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Number 3, September 2011 DOI 10.1215/00029831-1339989 © 2011 by Duke University Press 688 American Literature games? How does American literature help us understand the relationship between cultural theory (for example, critical race scholarship) and media studies (such as...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
... exemplary figure. David Bergman, Towson University Faulkner and the Politics of Reading. By Karl F. Zender. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2002. xviii, 179 pp. $29.95. Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s ‘‘Go Down, Moses By Thadious M. Davis. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... is a very promising trickster theme, the ‘‘narrative gaming’’ mentioned in the introduction, interestingly developed in the chapters. Smith offers insightful discussions of multiple frontier identities: ‘‘What...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Mitchell comes out against the game of creating narratives for indi- vidual sequences of poems. He aspires instead to conceptualize the fascicles as a ‘‘species of lyric cubism’’ (192), rendering narrative time subservient to...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 June 2001
... by Edwards, Emerson, Dewey, and Audubon, but in a rueful, traumatic way. It is Williams’s poetry (especially ‘‘Children’s Games ‘‘The Parable of the Tseng 2001.5.22 13:00 ...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2011
... technologies suggest a scope that surpasses the geopolitical boundaries of the United States? Finally, how do American studies methods help us think about paraliterary productions such as electronic narratives and digital games? How does American literature help us understand the rela...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 March 2012
... methods help us think about paraliterary productions such as electronic narratives and digital games? How does American literature help us understand the rela- tionship between cultural theory (for example, critical race scholarship) and media studies (such as software studies)? How are...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 615–628.
Published: 01 December 2013
... American studies to new aesthetic objects (electronic literature, television series, databases, and digital games)? How do the technologies and techniques of the military or the corporation seep into the literary? How do new media affect not merely the content and method of scholarly work but also...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., Douglas. “Forcibly Impressed: Reform Games and the Avatar Figure in Milton Bradley and Walt Whitman,” 1–27. Gulick, Anne. Review: Fumagalli, Caribbean Perspectives on Modernity: Return- ing Medusa’s Gaze, 458–60. Review: Jay, Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary...