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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 225–253.
Published: 01 June 2017
... educational value can help us better understand today’s debates about fiction’s role in the classroom, because they reveal just how much is taken for granted in our contemporary arguments about fiction. The article argues that recent work on fictionality (and on historical poetics generally) allows us to come...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca Walsh Lyric Shame: The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry . By White Gillian . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . 2014 . 350 pp . $45.00 . American Hybrid Poetics: Gender, Mass Culture, and Form . By Robbins Amy Moorman . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 849–850.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Geoffrey Jacques © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics . By Rob Wilson. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 325 pp. $45.00. Soon Come: Jamaican Spirituality, Jamaican Poetics . By Hugh Hodges...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 413–416.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jed Rasula Phenomenal Reading: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetics . By Reed Brian M. . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2012 . xxvii, 249 pp. Paper , $29.95 , e-book , $29.95 . Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s . By Houen Alex...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alan Golding © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott . By George B. Handley. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xi, 441 pp. $39.95. Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anita Helle Duke University Press 2006 The Poetics of Enclosure: American Women Poets from Dickinson to Dove . By Lesley Wheeler. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press. 2002. x, 2001 pp. $27.00. Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson: The Feminist Poetics of Self...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., race, and masculinity. According to Kerkering’s intelligent and densely argued The Poetics of Na- tional and Racial Identity, a historical analysis of poetics is necessary if we are to comprehend the dependence of national and racial identities on par- ticular textual effects. This relationship...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Bob Perelman 2005 Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy . By Marjorie Perloff. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxxiv, 307 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $29.95; The Constructivist Moment: From Material Text to Cultural Poetics . By Barrett Watten. Middletown, Conn...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... visionary, controversial, and challenging educational experiments in the history of twentieth-century American higher education. Teaching students who were historically excluded from higher education catalyzed a major shift in Rich’s work: a move away from teaching traditional literary history toward the...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of historical time. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cody A Wayward Art: Battle-Pieces and Marrs Melville’s Poetic Turn Herman Melville’s poetic career has proven to be quite the loose fish. Ever since Raymond Weaver, in the first biog...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... 21st-Century Modernism: The ‘‘New’’ Poetics. By Marjorie Perloff. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. 2002. ix, 222 pp. Cloth, $57.95; paper, $19.95. Despite their differences, these two books share a sense that historical con...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Cambridge, MA : Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 352 pp. $40.00 . Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form . By Golston Michael . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2015 . xvi, 247 pp. Cloth , $60.00 ; e-book, $59.99 . Pitch of Poetry . By Bernstein...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... informed by his engagement with a wide-ranging cast of formal and political philosophers. Episodic Poetics opens with a discussion of Homeric epic and Aristotelian poetics, engages with Russian formalism, and grapples with the historicity of form as envisioned by Marxist theorists like Bertolt Brecht...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 618–622.
Published: 01 September 2015
... tied Book Reviews  619 to the professed poetics of their practitioners. These often contentious but historically situated discussions did much to articulate differences among practitioners as they claimed an exceptional status for poetry...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., anyone who sticks it out through the historical narrative Hegeman tells will be rewarded with a more complex sense of the culture that remains at the center of the disciplines that lay claim to ‘‘cultural...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 626–627.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Jerome D. DeNuccio, Graceland University The Poetics of Natural History: From John Bartram to William James. By Christoph Irmscher. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press. 1999. xvii, 354 pp. $42.00...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2010
... González, and the Poetics of Culture . By María Eugenia Cotera. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2008. xi, 286 pp. $60.00. Book Reviews Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770– 1860. By Ian Frederick Finseth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. xi, 348 pp. 2009...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 June 2010
...; paper, $30.99. A Transnational Poetics . By Jahan Ramazani. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xvii, 221 pp. $29.00. Book Reviews Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770– 1860. By Ian Frederick Finseth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. xi, 348...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2007
... American Literature . By Michael Soto. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. 228 pp. $39.95. Split-Gut Song: Jean Toomer and the Poetics of Modernity . By Karen Jackson Ford. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. 205 pp. $ 35.00. Book Reviews New England’s Crises and Cultural...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 216–219.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... $29.95. A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry . By Susan M. Schultz. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2005. viii, 248 pp. Cloth, $67.50; paper, $36.00. Integral Music: Languages of African American Innovation . By Aldon Lynn Nielsen. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of...