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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 418–421.
Published: 01 June 2005
...- textualizes these fine case studies with the sort of historical summaries that one might encounter in high school history books. Of Native Americans, for example, we learn that w]hen the advent of the white settlers began to affect their lifestyles, the American Indians devised numerous strategies to cope...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... period through early modernism, Catherine Ross Nickerson ex- pands our knowledge of the historical progression of detective fiction and pro- vides invaluable insights into the ways that progression intersected with con- temporaneous gender and class concerns. The received wisdom has had...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and Russell focus on very different archives in drawing their conclusions about this dialec- tic of the foreign and the familiar, which accounts perhaps for their divergent approaches to the culture of travel: one emphasizes historical context while the other relies upon a theoretical model of inquiry...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... By Lisa Walker. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2001. xvii, 279 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $18.50. Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall. By Christopher...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 745–779.
Published: 01 December 2013
... accessible the material effects of the American military-industrial-media-entertainment network on historical consciousness. Braid adopts the affordances of game form to develop a formally experimental analytic of processing—one that is aesthetic, affective, and interactively experiential as opposed...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
... . “ Giao duc the he tre Viet Nam mai di theo con duong cua Bac Ho ” (“Education for Vietnam’s Youth Forever Follows Uncle Ho’s Path”). Khu di tich Chu tich Ho Chi Minh tai Phu Chu tich ( The Presidential Palace Historical Site ), June 26 . ditichhochiminhphuchutich.gov.vn/ArticleDetail.aspx?articleid...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 908–910.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Aaron Kashtan Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics . By Kate Polak . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2017 . xiii, 238 pp. Cloth, $134.95 ; paper, $29.95 ; e-book, $19.95 . Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page . By Blair Davis...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 533–536.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., the mythology continues to inflict real damage. Britz and Nichols describe the rise of social clubs in Tombstone, one of them called “the Vigilantes,” dedicated to historical reenactments of shootouts and lynchings. They do not address a former Tombstone reenactor’s founding of a civilian militia group...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andy Doolen © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Rome Reborn on Western Shores: Historical Imagination and the Creation of the American Republic. By Eran Shalev. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2009. xiii, 311 pp. $45.00. The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 423–428.
Published: 01 June 2023
... be considered historical. Although their respective technical approaches have since been replaced with newer, better, and more efficient ones, when looking back through the lens of critical AI studies they mark the beginning of a type of theoretical reflection within computer science that distinctly links...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 459–486.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of allotment. Against the norms enforced by that policy, in peyote meetings the alteration of sentience could unbind the day-to-day reproduction of property-bearing personhood. Lines of collective transport opening from the passage of ecstasy thus composed a historical moment in refusal of allotment drives...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 137–157.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michael A. Elliott The proliferation of historical commemoration in the United States has led to the willful, overt manipulation of historical facts through imaginative fantasy. This essay argues that a strong literary tradition can help us understand this mode of historical fantasy. The essay...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Paul Giles Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies . By Underwood Ted . Stanford, CA : Stanford Univ. Press . 2013 . viii , 199 pp. $35.00 . Where Is American Literature? By Levander Caroline F. . Malden, MA : Wiley...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Joseph J. Letter Letter investigates the impact of the present in early historical fictions and how that present is manifested in the elaborate allegorical structures of the first popular novels to emerge after the War of 1812. Specifically, the figure of the suffering Revolutionary soldier...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1 “Cedar Hill Today.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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Figure 4 “Douglass at Mount Vernon.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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Figure 2 “Cedar Hill, East Parlor c. 1895.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that Melville's turn to poetry originates not in a politico-aesthetic reversal or withdrawal—as some critics have argued—but rather in a revised understanding of historical change. In his experience of the Civil War, Melville comes to perceive history as an agent of destructive repetition. This altered historical...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (1): 133–158.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Assassin’s Creed series, perhaps the premier historical gaming franchise, has developed an authentic-deconstructionist genre that offers convincing simulacra of historical places and events while using games’ multimedia affordances to question how historical knowledge is constructed. In Assassin’s Creed III...