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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 761–785.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Hildegard Hoeller © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Hildegard Racial Currency: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘‘The Hoeller Gilded Six-Bits’’ and the Gold-Standard Debate Like most Americans during the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston thought hard about money. But for...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Jake Mattox According to his 1868 biography, in 1852 Martin Delany had been elected mayor of the Nicaraguan town of San Juan del Norte, a port attracting gold rush travelers, international capitalists, canal engineers, Miskito Indians, free African Americans, and British subjects. This claim was...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 583–609.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Wild, the narrator accomplishes what Joe Trace could not. Locating her own origins in Wild's “chamber of gold,” the narrator discovers the ways in which reading itself can become a site within which to work through “paranoid” feelings and to arrive at reparation. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Williams’s once-popular autobiography chronicling his experiences as a fugitive slave and California gold miner knits together stories from the Underground Railroad with firsthand observations on Chinese labor migration and Indian resettlement in the West. This essay reads Williams’s narrative alongside the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alan Golding © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott . By George B. Handley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xi, 441 pp. $39.95. Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Alan Golding By Cary Nelson. New York: Routledge. 2001. 270 pp. $45.00. By Nancy Berke. Gainesville: Univ. of Florida Press. 2001. viii, 202 pp.$55.00. 2003 442 American Literature Eliot’s early poetry, but he may have...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 511–539.
Published: 01 September 2005
... awareness, silence into sound, absence into presence. The manner in which American law shaped this early Chinese immi- grant writing is the concern that drives my essay. As I will argue, the poetry written on Angel Island as well as the poems collected in Songs of Gold Mountain, an anthology...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 December 2004
... national bank with the powers to fund a national debt and to forward 722 American Literature credit in the form of bank notes and paper money without relying on an actual gold standard. The Jeffersonian opposition to these mea- sures centered around the argument that real material value inhered only...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Indian: The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823– 1839. Ed. Theresa Strouth Gaul. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2005. xv, 222 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $21.95. Harriet Ruggles Gold was the nineteen-year-old daughter of a respected, white, Connecticut-based...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 868–869.
Published: 01 December 2000
... (including ‘‘The Gold Bug The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, and his detective fiction more generally) in relation to the emerg- ing publishing industry. It is Whalen’s reading of the critically contested Paulding...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... America. Whalen situates a selec- tion of Poe’s fiction (including ‘‘The Gold Bug The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, and his detective fiction more generally) in relation to the emerg- ing publishing industry. It...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 June 2003
... be lost to cultural amnesia. Alan Golding, University of Louisville American Women Writers and the Nazis: Ethics and Politics in Boyle, Porter, Stafford, and Hellman. By Thomas Carl Austenfeld...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Video , May 20 . video.mit.edu/watch/humanistic-approaches-to-the-graphical-expression-of-interpretation-9596/ . ———. 2012 . “ Humanistic Theory and Digital Scholarship .” In Gold 2012 , 85 – 95 . Fitzpatrick Kathleen . 2010 . “ Reporting from the Digital Humanities 2010 Conference...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2017
... accomplishment here might be his convincing and consistent positioning of Edgar Allan Poe as a vital interlocutor and investigator of this period of strange nationalism. Seeing Poe’s refusal to engage with nationalist subjects until his writing of “The Gold-Bug” in 1843 as more paradigmatic than hitherto...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... literature. In a way that I have not seen writers or critics remark, the Depression stuck a stick in the spokes of the call, led by Mike Gold, for proletarian fiction and poetry, for writing that concentrates on workers and their work. 1 Stiffs were not workers. They wanted to work, but they could not...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 769–795.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... The speaker implores her mother: Come, let your brown hair, just lighted with gold, Fall on your shoulders again as of old— Let it drop over my forehead to-night, Shading my faint eyes away from the light—(ll. 33–36) It isn’t clear how, exactly, the mother’s “brown hair” drops over the...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2004
... gold-mine His new ‘‘sky-scraper’’ will make him richer still, she concludes, and allow him to live ‘‘in luxury’’ JC 441, 444). Brydon’s response to this newfound capacity is to 812 American Literature reappraise the value of his better property, the empty house on the jolly corner. Insisting to...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 June 2004
... it, and rings like unto bullion’’ (14). In this rumination, the lawyer asserts a connection between the name John Jacob Astor and the condition of precious metals prior to theircoining.Thebulliontowhichthelawyerrefersmustbeeither gold or silver, the two metals used for coin at the time. It...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 579–602.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the dollar off the gold standard in 1971 look thoughtful and conservative. Depending on how one understands the massive glut of capital unleashed on the world markets since the collapse of the Soviet Union, capitalism has either taken on a new, omnipotently viral character (traveling across...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2002
... an English country house.14 Another influential instance is Richard Powers’s The Gold Bug Variations (1991), a novel that weaves together narratives from the 1950s and 1980s to establish a homology among computer code, the genetic code, the musical code in Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and the...