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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Americas. David Barry Gaspar, Duke University Imagining Grace: Liberating Theologies in the Slave Narrative Tradition. By Kim- berly Rae Connor. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2000. xi, 311 pp. $34.95. Kimberly Connor’s Imagining Grace unveils the far-reaching importance of theological...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
... discovers a Puritan theory of grace that sought to come closer to God by escaping idolatrous thinking, on the one hand, and mechanistic cognition, on the other. Reconceiving Hooker’s preparation as a memorial style and placing that ars memoria at the center of transatlantic Puritan controversies about grace...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 451–481.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Srikanth Reddy Duke University Press 2005 Srikanth ‘‘To Explain Grace Requires a Curious Hand Reddy Marianne Moore’s Interdisciplinary Digressions For, what tho’ his Head be empty, provided his Common- place-Book befull...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Daniel Grace Abstract This essay examines Frederick Douglass’s oratory of the 1840s, when religious appeals drove his abolitionist rhetoric. In addressing the lack of critical attention paid to his early oratory and evangelism, the essay argues that these speeches, which he delivered to audiences...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jenna Grace Sciuto Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature . By Lowe John Wharton . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2016 . xvii, 443 pp. Cloth , $95.00 ; paper, $39.95 ; e-book, $29.99 . Finding Purple America: The South and the...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mary Grace Albanese Abstract The transnational material network of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) has enjoyed substantial critical analysis: however, most scholarship tends to focus on the novel’s influence in Europe. Haiti plays a much greater role in the novel than any European...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 233–263.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and enacted forms of display that aspired as much to grace and intimacy as vulgarity and intimidation. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 David M. Consuming George Thompson Stewart George Thompson was a fat man. In his 1854 memoir, My Life: Or the Adventures...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
...). Daniel Grace’s essay on the early oratory of Fredrick Douglass and its vehement criticism of Protestant Christianity for its refusal to reject slavery makes interventions similar to those in Trigg’s essay. Most prominently, Grace shows how Douglass built his repudiation of American antebellum...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and the Reverberating Aesthetic of Black Women’s Pain in Black Nationalist Literature” (88:3, 477–507). Honorable mentions were awarded to Mary Grace Albanese for her essay “Uncle Tom across the Sea (and Back): Pierre Faubert and the Haitian Response to Harriet Beecher Stowe” (88:4, 755–82) and to...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 650–653.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daniel Chaskes Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction . By Konstantinou Lee . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . xiii, 368 pp. Cloth , $39.95 ; e-book available. Death beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference . By Hong Grace Kyungwon...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 877–879.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- grace ‘‘personalized hyperpolitics ‘‘surbols ‘‘artistic cross-dressing ‘‘morphing sexuality which by their very currency prove that O’Hara’s is poetry for our own time, as well as for his own midcentury moment, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Jack Kerouac and the Literary Imagination . By Nancy M. Grace. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. ix, 261 pp. $69.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed. Christopher Castiglia and Glenn...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
... new buildingat the Trinity site and Grace Church, a luxurious church at Broadway and Tenth Street that was to be patronized by wealthy parishioners. Trinity had, moreover, extended long-term leases at below-market...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- ever, Rodríguez’s book ventures where Fuller’s will not: behind the enemy lines of canonical American literature. Fuller balances literary biography and Civil War history with such grace that his book reads like an elegy for the American renaissance writers who saw their world change with...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 660–662.
Published: 01 September 2019
... reappear in the aunts, grandmothers, and nonbiological maternal figures of Grace Paley’s fiction, whereas Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (1991, 1993) can be recognized as a play of and about yihus brifs. Kushner’s play opens with a genealogical recitation (as do the nineteenth-century memoirs of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... populations, in ways that palimpsestically register older modalities of racialized death but also exceed them” (Grace Kyungwon Hong and Roderick A. Ferguson, eds., introduction to Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization, Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press [2011], 1–2). How...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... against other populations, in ways that palimpsestically register older modalities of racialized death but also exceed them” (Grace Kyungwon Hong and Roderick A. Ferguson, eds., introduction to Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- mental aesthetic pleasure. ‘‘Experiencing the variety of meanings available in a work of art she writes with characteristic grace, ‘‘helps make us toler- ant and mentally lithe. Art is a realm of thought experiments that quicken...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... both narrative and thematic content, moving from more insular tales of the white nuclear family to later epics of Southern and Western culture. Jack Kerouac and the Literary Imagination. By Nancy M. Grace. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. ix, 261 pp. $69.95. Grace surveys Kerouac’s poetry...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... both narrative and thematic content, moving from more insular tales of the white nuclear family to later epics of Southern and Western culture. Jack Kerouac and the Literary Imagination. By Nancy M. Grace. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007. ix, 261 pp. $69.95. Grace surveys Kerouac’s poetry...