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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 183–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Diarmuid Hester Abstract In this article I consider the impact of New York school poetry and New York punk rock on the Los Angeles literary scene of the 1970s and 1980s. I explore a distinct group of poets that emerged around a Venice Beach, California, literary arts center but was profoundly East...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Hester Blum Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century America . By Berger Jason . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2012 . x , 338 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Epic in American Culture: Settlement to Reconstruction . By Phillips...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 591–593.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hester Blum On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World . By Elmer Jonathan . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2008 . viii, 260 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $28.00 . Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Hester Blum In 2007, a Russian submarine planted a titanium flag on the seabed under the North Pole, laying the groundwork for Russia’s claim to Arctic oil and gas resources. Blum’s essay explores the prehistory of Russia’s polar land grab in terms of the influential (if satirized) early-nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 243–273.
Published: 01 June 2007
... through such divergent yet fundamentally Atlantic texts as Billy Budd, Of One Blood, The Voyage Out, and Quicksand.1 Critics have long noted the offstage locale of Hester Prynne and American Literature, Volume 79, Number 2, June 2007 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2007-001  © 2007 by Duke...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... negates kinship bonds (Spillers 2003a , 221). His biological mother, therefore, is replaced by other maternal figures. Aunt Hester emerges as the most important maternal figure in the Narrative because her cries inaugurate Douglass into the knowledge of his own enslavement. However, he refuses to...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2001
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
... circulate through “encyclopedic inclusion rather than narrative exclusion” (303–4). In their expansive vision and intellectual ambition, both Phillips and Berger have given us powerful new ways to read (and undo) the stories Americans have crafted to describe their world. Hester Blum, The...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of his Aunt Hester in sonic terms and proceeds to use his experience as a fugitive from slavery to develop a critical framework for (re)hearing the songs of slaves. The narrator of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man contemplates his fugitivity in and through the act of listening to Louis Arm...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 885–888.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Dimmesdale’s Calvinist embrace of secret sin and public redress (no confessional), soft-pedaling Hester’s service ethos–cum–internal rebellion as a Pollyannaish high-school mentality and taking Chillingworth’s stalker vendetta out of the picture. What would others say? D. H. Lawrence, that bad-boy miner’s son...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- sages supposedly authored in the spirit worldrank as her most engaging and inventive. To her mind, Jane Sherwood, Hester Dowden, and other spiri- tualists who channeled and marketed works by dead white men anticipated...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 March 2001
... prominently in Hawthorne’s ro- mances. The title The Scarlet Letter refers to Hester Prynne’s social exile; The House of the Seven Gables relates the story of Clifford Pyn- cheon after his release from prison and his subsequent move into a more gothically arranged, enclosed space; The Blithedale Romance...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Thaggert, Images of Black Modernism: Verbal and Visual Strategies of the Harlem Renaissance, 880–82. Blum, Hester. “John Cleves Symmes and the Planetary Reach of Polar Explo- ration,” 243–71. Davidson, Michael. Review Essay: “Into the Breach: Poetics in Post-Millen- nial Poetry Criticism,” 855...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 845–862.
Published: 01 December 2013
...–1980)” (Scalar project), DOI 10.1215/00029831 -2370221. Scalar Project Author Statement: “Chaos and Control,” 815–16. Blum, Hester. Review: Elmer, On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sover- eignty in the New World, 591–93. Review: Levine, Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 595–624.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: American Literature and US Imperi- alism in the Philippines, 189–91. Blum, Hester . Review: Berger, Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nine- teenth-Century America, 831–33. Review: Phillips, Epic in American Culture: Settlement to Reconstruc- tion, 831–33. Brady, Jennifer. Review: Tomc...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 187–195.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Locating characters akin to Hester Prynne throughout this range, Ellerby uses reader-response and feminist theories to craft a highly autobiographical critical work that reflects on her own experience as an unwed mother. Organized chronologically and topically, the book begins with such early novels as...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 882–890.
Published: 01 December 2018
... biblical types to “conceive of a new redemption, salvation, and transfiguration that ultimately challenge the patriarchal structure on which typology fulfillment depends.” In particular, she traces this female redemption strand through Hawthorne’s Hester Prynne, Zenobia, and Miriam, and through Adams’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... identities and communities—often involuntary—that arise from environmental crisis; and the complex new forms of affect that accompany the recategorization of the planet. Hester Blum’s contribution directly attacks the question of glob- alization—the widespread interpretation of the...