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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 March 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2002
... preach to Federal troops and freed slaves. He became convinced that the only way to assure the civil rights of African Americans in Florida was to encourage Yankees to migrate to Florida in large numbers. They could construct the educational system the state lacked, and their presence in a state...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract This article argues that pedagogy may help us respond to the precarity of higher education by reclaiming the forms of provisionality, accident, and exposure endemic to collaborative learning. Putting kinship theory into contact with studies of contagion, I suggest that the...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... response to the civil rights movement and Lyndon Johnson’s Higher Education Act of 1965, which provided financial incentives to colleges and universities for recruiting economically and educationally disadvantaged students. City College had long been known as the “Harvard of the proletariat” for offering...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... increase in college enrollment over the past century, America's most influential educational institutions largely serve the same social classes as they did in the past, and largely for the same reasons. The essential difference is that while the benefits of higher education were once understood as form of...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... This essay posits that debates over the methods of African American higher education shaped the function of literature within black modernity. It explores how Tuskegee Institute founder Booker T. Washington transformed literature and books into instruments of a practical approach to learning through a...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
... hardboiled detective fiction. One finishes this book convinced that pulp readers did indeed find ‘‘equipment for living’’ in these texts, which survived and even flourished to the extent that they educated their largely male readership in the ways of the world. Whether one learns much about hardboiled...
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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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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Women and Authorship in Revolutionary America . By Angela Vietto. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. 2005. ix, 147 pp. $89.95. Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic . By Mary Kelley. Chapel Hill: Univ...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... intertwined beliefs that African Americans were children, and that children's subjectivities could be shaped according to the will of their educators. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Anna Mae ​“Like a Motherless Child”: Racial Education Duane at the New York African Free School and...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the conditions of neoliberalism and the rise of the corporate university, the AAC&U merely reaffirms the corporate university’s imperatives that college is meant to prepare young men and women to be laborers in the marketplace. Although she does not address higher education directly in The...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... justifications of fictionality reveal the limited conception of fiction—evident in both critiques and defenses of fiction in the classroom—that underpins our contemporary public sphere debates about the continuing importance of fiction in secondary and higher education. Revealing the historical contingency...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... been a welcoming or socially dynamic place for women of color, many of whom have been formally locked out of higher education until well into the twentieth century and who continue to face enormous informal barriers. The concept of networked pedagogy that we see in This Bridge is a reaction to the...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Fleissner's essay explores a possible response to the recent return of what Cynthia Russett called “the intellectual imperium of the Darwinian era” through the writings of Henry Adams. Considering Adams's work—particularly The Education (1907), Mont St.-Michel and Chartres...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... intersection of theory and pedagogical practice while highlighting the diverse disciplinary, institutional, and political contributions of American literature to higher education and community-based teaching and learning. It’s been almost fifty years since Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Announcements Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Pedagogy: Critical Practices for a Changing World” Over the last year, the media’s funereal preoccupation with the death of higher education has thrown into question the...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., University of Wisconsin; and Xiomara Santamarina, University of Michigan. Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Pedagogy: Critical Practices for a Changing World” Over the last year, the media’s funereal preoccupation with the death of higher education has thrown into question the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
... economic stagnation put Taiwanese higher education in a position much like that of the United States when its postwar boom ended, but a falling birthrate, brain drain, and new educational technologies suggest that problems that took decades to develop in the West will occur in Taiwan far more quickly. The...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2015
... metacritical com- plexities of periodization in the manner of, say, a James Chandler. Neverthe- less, it does expertly recover the specific ways literary curricula became con- solidated in higher education, while outlining plausible reasons for an increasing skepticism toward ossified period categories...