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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2003
... ‘‘genius still held ‘‘in bondage’’ to an older nation-centered and humanist historicism. Srinivas Aravamudan, Duke University American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature.By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... American Georgics: Economy and Environment in Early American Literature.By Timothy Sweet. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. 222 pp. $45.00. Working the Garden: American Writers and the Industrialization of Agriculture.By...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Country, and The River, the 1984 trio of popular films about struggling farmers. American Georgics and Working the Garden offer two different approaches to the same ethical concern. Despite their disparate sources...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
...: From Criticism to Cultural Studies (Univ. of Michigan Press, 1996) and A Reading of Vergil's Georgics (Hakkert, 1983). Seaton is the editor of The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy and Character and Opinion in the United States by George Santayana (Yale Univ. Press, 2009) and coeditor of...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., sugar, the potato, the apple, and bees. In particular, Ziser shows how tobacco undermined King James’s royal Logos and the Eurowestern epistemology it strained to hold together like a capstone. Next, Ziser demonstrates, in a reading of James Grainger’s georgic poem The Sugar-Cane (1764...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
... primarily on the influence of classical traditions on Wheatley’s work, while also locating her poetry in unexpected contexts, including queer theory and pan-­African study. Exposing the far-­ranging liter- ary and cultural influences on Wheatley’s work—from georgic poetry to salon...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 633–640.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Georgic Mode.” A final essay seeks to rediscover the environmentalist and agriculturalist debates of Walden. An afterword by the editors suggests future directions for Walden and Thoreau scholarship. Transatlantic Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture. Ed. Denise Kohn, Sarah Meer...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 273–300.
Published: 01 June 2012
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... through long-­ term inhabitation and labor is central to the American georgic and to its embrace by the field of American ecocriticism.3 Critiquing this tradition, Ursula Heise’s Sense of Place and Sense of Planet (2008) has called both early and contemporary ecocriticism to task for its...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour- ney’s ‘‘Connecticut River’’ (59). Loeffelholz’s readings never use the virtu- oso of the critic to give merit to unsophisticated texts; rather, they establish both the texts’ complexity and her main contention that one need...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
... titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour- ney’s ‘‘Connecticut River’’ (59). Loeffelholz’s readings never...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
... generic setting of Maria Lowell’s Africa (romantic literary titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
... generic setting of Maria Lowell’s Africa (romantic literary titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
... titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour- ney’s ‘‘Connecticut River’’ (59). Loeffelholz’s readings never...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., comparing, for example, the generic setting of Maria Lowell’s Africa (romantic literary titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., comparing, for example, the generic setting of Maria Lowell’s Africa (romantic literary titanism) to its broader genre (which Loeffelholz terms ‘‘national prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... prosopopoeia’’ [71 and demonstrating how ‘‘female domestic elegy ultimately swallows up the Ameri- can georgic mode that both incorporated and rejected epic’’ in Lydia Sigour- ney’s ‘‘Connecticut River’’ (59). Loeffelholz’s readings never use the virtu- oso of the critic to give merit to unsophisticated...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 451–481.
Published: 01 September 2005
... curiosity of an audience engaged in the enterprise of self-culture. Ordinarily, we think of didactic poetry within a teleological frame- work: Virgil casts his Georgics as practical advice to farmers, and the archangel’s lectures to Adam in Paradise Lost inculcate obedience to Calvinist moral and...
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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 677–705.
Published: 01 December 2008
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
... interested in the aesthetic traditions (the pastoral, the georgic, the picturesque) that inform representations of nature as he is in the scientific. His serious attention to visual images of race and the landscape tra- dition is especially useful. Finseth’s insistence on reading European American and...