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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Erin Gentry Duke University Press 2006 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film . By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic . By Justin D...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer Rae Greeson Duke University Press 2001 Jennifer Rae The ‘‘Mysteries and Miseries’’ of North Carolina: Greeson New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life of a...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Southern and Spanish American Fiction . By Deborah N. Cohn. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press. 1999. x, 236 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales . By Keith Cartwright. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press. 2004. 270 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 194.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General America's Gothic Fiction: The Legacy of “Magnalia Christi Americana .” By Dorothy Z. Baker. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2007. viii, 161 pp. Cloth, $37.95; compact disc, $9.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Kathryn Bond Stockton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. 217 pp. Paper, $22.95. Queer Gothic . By George E. Haggerty. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2006. x, 231 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $20.00. Book Reviews Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 September 2004
...James Dawes Duke University 2004 James Fictional Feeling: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Dawes and the American Gothic An interest in the deep structure of aesthetic plea- sure and in the emotions that shake us when reading has in recent years come...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 December 2004
...David Anthony Duke University Press 2004 David Banking on Emotion: Anthony Financial Panic and the Logic of Male Submission in the Jacksonian Gothic I love the paper money and the paper money men They ought to pay their...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Katie Bray “‘A Climate . . . More Prolific . . . in Sorcery’: The Black Vampyre and the Hemispheric Gothic” proposes that Uriah Derick D’Arcy’s pseudonymous The Black Vampyre ( 1819 ) exemplifies the hemispheric gothic through its exposure of the connected, but disavowed histories of the Haitian...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2015
...David Schmid The Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction . By Baer Elizabeth R. . Detroit : Wayne State Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 229 pp. Paper , $27.95 . Haints: American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fictions . By Redding Arthur...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Carrie Hyde Episodic Poetics: Politics and Literary Form after the Constitution . By Garrett Matthew . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . viii, 232 pp. $69.00 . Gothic Subjects: The Transformation of Individualism in American Fiction, 1790–1861 . By Roberts Siân Silyn...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., but cartography was not the principal form associated with this paradigm; it was the gothic. Turning back to the mid-nineteenth-century pandemics, this essay explores the contours of an emergent global health approach on both sides of the Atlantic. It demonstrates why the gothic was the form through...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Maurice S. Lee Edgar Allan Poe's texts famously set reason against irrationality, usually formulated in terms of gothic horror, linguistic indeterminacy, psychosexual anxiety, racial fear, or some combination thereof. The disruptive power of chance is less noticed but nonetheless crucial to Poe's...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 665–693.
Published: 01 December 2016
... action from the actions of others. This essay argues that for Brown, this conundrum constituted the narrative precondition of fictional storytelling and served as the source of his fiction’s formal innovation, theoretical self-consciousness, and gothic weirdness. This essay suggests, too, that the...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and embodiedness to the gothic gloom of war and surveillance, finding its end in a subgenre of regressive telegraphic romances. Discussing short journal pieces from periodicals such as the Atlantic Monthly and Harper’s as well as more canonical texts (from Walt Whitman to Emily Dickinson), “Tapping...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 527–551.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the Gothic,” chapter six of the second volume of The Stones of Venice (1853). There Ruskin details in a handful of pages the effects he believes industrial capital- ism and its factories have had on the labor and thus the lives of the working class, grounding his analysis in a consideration of...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- raphy and gothic narrative, At Stake argues that the figure of the monster is now regularly used in popular media to mark the boundaries of civil life. According to Ingebretsen, the language of monstrosity abandons its objects...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2011
... nonfiction books. American Literature, Volume 83, Number 1, March 2011 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2010-084 © 2011 by Duke University Press 228 American Literature The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth- Century American Literature. By Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
... begins by charting the early cultural mythologies of Antarctica before examining the ways the continent has inspired gothic fanta- sies and heroic legends as well as unique understandings of literary produc- tion, travel, and time. By examining exploration narratives alongside the works of poets...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
... North Atlantic, European connections; class, the marketplace, popular cul- ture, the canon; cultural spaces of the 1790s: gothicisms, romanticisms, revolu- tion, translation; history of the book/the literary marketplace; republicanism...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
... master, of the American Gothic tradition, Weinstock argues for the writer’s philosophical, political, and aesthetic importance beyond innovation. The study offers both a detailed engagement with Brown criticism and a wide-­ ranging analysis of his role in inventing multiple Gothic genres...