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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
...) What had she done that she must spend the rest of her years reaching out with yearning for them, making secret trips to long ago, making no journey to the present? —Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman (2015) The news in February 2015 that a “lost” 1957 novel by Harper Lee—a sequel of sorts to her...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Julie Cary Nerad Duke University Press 2003 Julie Cary Slippery Language and False Dilemmas: Nerad The Passing Novels of Child, Howells, and Harper...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Evan Carton Duke University Press 2002 Evan Crossing Harpers Ferry: Liberal Education and Carton John Brown’s Corpus On the afternoon of his capture at Harpers Ferry, John Brown lay on a bloody pallet in the arsenal paymaster’s office and conducted, for...
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Published: 01 June 2019
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
... emphasizes reception rather than authorial intention to show how the militant abolitionist James Redpath and his journal, the Anglo-African , aligned Jacobs’s book with the legacy of Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry. While Garrisonian pacifists like Child emphasized the moral influence of Jacobs’s testimony...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... introduced into the literary landscape a complicated view of what readers and writers increasingly saw as a suspect “free” market. Writers such as Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, and John Greenleaf Whittier imagined a world of goods haunted by the touch of enslaved laborers—goods...
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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 2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... audible traces of black maternity in Frederick Douglass’s 1845 Narrative , Frances E. W. Harper’s Iola Leroy (1892), Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952), and Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon (1977), the essay unearths the sonic frameworks through which black male subjectivity and ideologies of black...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Elizabeth Jordan, editor of Harper’s Bazar (as it was then spelled), with an idea for a serialized novel composed of twelve installments, each authored by a different writer. As he conceived it, the novel would...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
...). Book Reviews  835 If Murison depicts antebellum US literature as permeated by notions of nervousness, Williams delineates the great pains Frances E. W. Harper, Sut- ton Griggs, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Pauline Hopkins, and Charles Chesnutt took to describe class divisions within black...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... to encompass both slave mistresses and those they enslaved. In chapter 4, Patton turns her analysis to the novels of Frances Harper and Pauline Hopkins, maintaining that both authors try to revise notions of ‘‘true...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- der roles and cultural values. Ultimately, the language of maternity is used to encompass both slave mistresses and those they enslaved. In chapter 4, Patton turns her analysis to the novels of Frances Harper and...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2003
...- diers were so ready to pose for Homer and a wood engraving in Harper’s Weekly (14 June 1862) they would subsequently see for themselves. Homer’s drawings, assembled by the Harper’s art department into a composite, melded...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Twelve Authors. By William Dean Howells et al. Dur- ham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. li, 341 pp. Paper, $18.95. In early 1906, William Dean Howells approached Elizabeth Jordan, editor of Harper’s Bazar (as it...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 185 married Mary E. Wilkins Freeman wrote the chapter devoted to the ‘‘Old- Maid Aunt and Henry James wrote from the perspective of the alienated, artistic son. The metaphor of family deployed by Harper’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Stauffer’s very thoughtful study will do justice to his many insightful argu- ments about the development of these men’s political sensibilities. Allies from the late 1840s until Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859, Smith, Douglass...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Stauffer’s very thoughtful study will do justice to his many insightful argu- ments about the development of these men’s political sensibilities. Allies from the late 1840s until Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859, Smith, Douglass...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 253–273.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Gwendolyn . 1970 . Foreword to Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes , by Rollins Charlemae H. , 11 – 13 . Chicago : Rand McNally . ———. (1945) 1971 . “ Gay Chaps at the Bar .” In The World of Gwendolyn Brooks , 48 – 59 . New York : Harper and Row . Brown Sterling A. 1980...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... persons Thoreau mourned and his writings (arguing that “Thoreau may have modeled his own dying on John Brown’s behavior after his capture at Harpers Ferry” [114]), she concludes by reading his actual death as a type of textual production, one that she calls “His Final Text” (113). In this way, When I...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2018
... other events,” such as speeches by activist author Frances Harper (65, 66). It is his painstaking excavation of the Recorder ’s circulation, however, that most vividly demonstrates Gardner’s rigorous commitment to placing literature within a broader material history of reading and publishing...