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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Yetta Howard Abstract This article explores expressions of eroto-abject desire in two collaborative graphic narratives: Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer’s Pussycat Fever (1995) and David Wojnarowicz, James Romberger, and Marguerite Van Cook’s 7 Miles a Second (1996). Reflecting the...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
... digital technology to resist Bush-era “truthiness.” In Fun Home , Bechdel combines digital photography, her body in performance, and hand drawing to create a new form of graphic narrative. This essay draws out Fun Home’ s political engagement with the Bush administration and simultaneously claims the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 426–429.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kevin Modestino Ersatz America: Hidden Traces, Graphic Texts, and the Mending of Democracy . By Mark Rebecca . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xiii, 300 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 . America Writes Its History, 1650–1850: The Formation of a National...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2019
... questions, this time in the context of recent and contemporary autobiographical graphic narrative. Most importantly, and most helpfully, Chaney pursues these questions in relation to the primary focus of his study, which concerns how the graphic narratives he analyzes have their own respective ways of...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Patrick Jagoda © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Reading Network Fiction . By David Ciccoricco. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. x, 244 pp. $39.95. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature . By Rocco Versaci. New York: Continuum. 2007. ix, 237 pp...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Martha J. Cutter Artistic Liberties: American Literary Realism and Graphic Illustration, 1880–1905 . By Adam Sonstegard . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014 . xiv, 230 pages. Cloth, $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . Immersive Words: Mass Media, Visuality, and American...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Hugh Egan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 The View from the Masthead: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives . By Hester Blum. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. xi, 271 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.95. Women and Children First...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 March 2021
... blurring of narrative that occurs when fiction purports to be reality, the use of more than one language to highlight the cultural difference in a narrative, the time-space configuration of storyworlds in graphic narratives, and the paratexual playfulness within more recent Latino/a literary works that use...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Courtney R. Baker © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Harlem Crossroads: Black Writers and the Photograph in the Twentieth Century . By Sara Blair. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2007. xxi, 353 pp. $35.00. Telling Narratives: Secrets in African American Literature...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Amy Abugo Ongiri In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post–Civil Rights Era . By Iton Richard . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2010 . 424 pp. Paper , $21.95 . Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 447–449.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jeehyun Lim Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature . By Ninh Erin Khue . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . vii, 205 pp. Cloth , $70.00 ; paper , $23.00 . How to Be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging . By...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... of Minnesota Press. 2003. xl, 331 pp. Cloth, $63.95; paper, $22.95. Blood and Irony: Southern White Women's Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 . By Sarah E. Gardner. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 341 pp. $39.95. Book Reviews ‘‘A Hideous Monster of the Mind...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere . By Anna Brickhouse. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 329 pp. $70.00. Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire . By Gretchen Murphy. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. Cloth, $74.95...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Bernice L. Hausman Duke University Press 2006 Evolution and “the Sex Problem”: American Narratives during the Eclipse of Darwinism . By Bert Bender. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2004. xvi, 389 pp. $59.95. Profound Science and Elegant Literature: Imagining Doctors in...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 182–185.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Carolyn Sorisio From School to Salon: Reading Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. By Mary Loeffelholz. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2004. xi, 275 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Managing Literacy, Mothering America: Women's Narratives on Reading and Writing in the...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Susan K. Harris Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America. By Alison Piepmeier. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. xi, 278 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. Executing Race: Early American Women's Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Narratives. By Eleanor Ty. Toronto, Ont.: Univ. of Toronto Press. 2004. xv, 227 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.95. America's Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893-1945. By Colleen Lye. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2005. x, 342 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $21.95. 2006 Book...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 June 2006
...John M. Freiermuth 2006 Black and White Women's Travel Narratives: Antebellum Explorations . Cheryl J. Fish. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. xiii, 183 pp. $59.95. Trafficking Subjects: The Politics of Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America . By Mark Simpson...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Aftermath in American Narratives of the Vietnam War . By Maureen Ryan. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. xi, 340 pp. Cloth, $98.00; paper, $34.95. Book Reviews Aesthetic Materialism: Electricity and American Romanticism. By Paul Gilmore. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2008...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., silence, or narrative omission including the withholding of graphic, visceral details” (22). Working more dramatically beyond the stronghold of psychoanalytic readings, scholars have aimed to depathologize trauma. For instance, Ann Cvetkovich ( 2003 : 1) focuses on “the formation of a public culture...