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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Don James McLaughlin Abstract Through an analysis of Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country (1894) by Joel Chandler Harris and The Conjure Woman and Other Conjure Tales (1899) by Charles Chesnutt, this essay attempts to account for a late nineteenth-century genre termed the queer fantastic...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country: What the Children Saw and Heard There (Harris 1894 ). Figure 1. “Mr. Rabbit Fell Kerthump.” Frontispiece by Oliver Herford from Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer More
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Victor Bascara God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902 . By Harris Susan K. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 257 pp. $35.00 . Empire’s Proxy: American Literature and US Imperialism in the Philippines . By Wesling Meg . New York : New York...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 651–654.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Culture . By Patterson Robert J. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2013 . xiii, 202 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $24.50 . Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature . By Harris Trudier . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2014...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 465–467.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Joycelyn Moody By Trudier Harris. New York: Palgrave. 2001. vi, 218 pp. Cloth, $55.00;paper, $18.95. By Christina Accomando. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2001. xii, 257 pp. Paper, $22.95. 2003 Book...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., Harry Lehr, when they reported his outrageous social performances. A conventional socialite’s memoir in most ways, “King Lehr” tracks in breathless prose the lavish lifestyle of the most elite New Yorkers during the first decade of the twentieth century.- For mally, too, Lehr’s memoir is...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 September 2016
... seduction that is purely gestural. Her father, Harry Greener, captures Tod’s imagination with his frenetically slapstick salesman routine: “The old man was a clown and Tod had all the painter’s usual love of clowns” (West 1975 , 20). In Homer Simpson, Tod excitedly finds the “exact model for the kind of...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 811–835.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Although Faulkner claimed that he added the ‘‘Old Man’’ narrative after having started ‘‘The Wild Palms’’ Excesses in If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem 813 ‘‘simply to underline the story of Charlotte and Harry the manner in which the tall convict’s tale in ‘‘Old Man...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Culture. By W. C. Harris. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2009. x, 251 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $29.95. Queer in Black and White: Interraciality, Same Sex Desire, and Contemporary African American Culture. . By Stefanie K. Dunning. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2009. x, 136 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 907–919.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., honor, miscegenation, property, and self-ownership are among the themes Dussere explores. William Burroughs and the Secret of Fascination. By Oliver Harris. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
... responded to the demands and conditions of the new imperial order—Harris turns to Emilio Aguinaldo and Apolinario Mabini, Wesling to Bulosan. Harris’s and Wesling’s books are clearly not meant to displace the important work of, say, Reynaldo Ileto or Vicente Rafael, that is, work emerg- ing from a...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 394–396.
Published: 01 June 2015
... exactly the same way. The story ultimately centers on papers that the James family, first on their own and later in collaboration with Edel, had to fight to control. James’s nephew and literary executor, Harry, a graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law School, was easily able to control James’s own...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Philippines, 1898–1902. By Susan K. Harris. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2011. xii, 257 pp. $35.00. Empire’s Proxy: American Literature and US Imperialism in the Philippines. By Meg Wesling. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2011. xii, 236 pp. Paper, $21.00. The course of US empire traced in both...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2004
... home-education narratives of the 1830s and 1840s were produced as part of a professional agenda accommodating both these goals is clear from her journals and correspondence with family members.16 As early as 1824, for instance, Harry Sedgwick was writ- ing his sister regularly about Redwood’s sales...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 751–782.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and newly educated George Harris goes to Liberia as ‘‘a teacher of Christianity constitutes one of Stowe’s many literary interventions into the question of how to prioritize benevolent responsibility.31 By choosing...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 747–773.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the height of renewed British and U.S. trade interest with Siam, culminating in the 1855 Bowring Treaty between Siam and the United Kingdom and the 1856 Harris Treaty between Siam and the United States. Although Siam was not as economically valuable a trading partner as China or...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... 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. By Sharon M. Harris. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2005. x, 240 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $23.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
... American Women’s Narratives of Race, Society, and the Law. By Sharon M. Harris. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2005. x, 240 pp. Cloth, $69.95; paper, $23.95. Compact Disk, $9.95. Both Alison Piepmeier and Sharon Harris have given us texts that eschew nar- row argumentation, offering instead a...