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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 2 Illustration from George B. Cheever’s The Dream; or, The True History of Deacon Giles’ Distillery and Deacon Jones’ Brewery ( 1848 ), originally published in 1835 as Inquire at Amos Giles’ Distillery . Made available by the Princeton University Library, Graphic Arts Collection More
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Keith Byerman © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of History in Japan, France, and the United States . By Christopher L. Hill. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xvi, 351 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 660–661.
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 March 2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., comparative literature, and cross-cultural, multilingual, and transnational approaches (7). Tellingly, the anxiety staged by this revisionary move, which coarticulates Jewish American literary history with a vocabulary and ethics of marginalization, repeats the formative history of the professional field...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Jordan Alexander Stein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Long before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America . Ed. Thomas A. Foster. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 405 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. Gay Artists in Modern American Culture...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 217–243.
Published: 01 June 2014
... print in this period was at times incommensurate with the values and practices of Native historiography. Through an analysis of Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations (1827), Radus argues that Cusick, a Tuscarora historian, used various rhetorical and narrative techniques to alter the...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Kindred,SherleyAnneWil- liams’s Dessa Rose, J. California Cooper’s Family,LoreneCary’sThe Price of a Child, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Mitchell focuses on black female agency and freedom and challenges readings that position slavery’s history at the cen- ter of the black female ‘‘self At the...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 426–429.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kevin Modestino Ersatz America: Hidden Traces, Graphic Texts, and the Mending of Democracy . By Mark Rebecca . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2014 . xiii, 300 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 . America Writes Its History, 1650–1850: The Formation of a National...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Timothy Parrish The Troubled Union: Expansionist Imperatives in Post-Reconstruction American Novels . By Gonzáles Juan Morán . Columbus : Ohio State Univ. Press . 2010 . 146 pp. Cloth , $44.95 ; CD , $9.95 . Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2008. xii, 392 pp. Cloth, $62.50; paper, $25.00. From the Civil War to the Apocalypse: Postmodern History and American Fiction . By Timothy Parrish. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. x, 308 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. Book Reviews Freedom’s...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 654–656.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lee Schweninger © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics . By Craig S. Womack. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2009. 406 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $24.95. We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 656–658.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Joseph Helminski © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The Origins of American Literature Studies: An Institutional History . By Elizabeth Renker. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 219 pp. $98.00. Critique for What? Cultural Studies, American Studies, Left Studies...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Literature, Oral History, and Art. By Debra J. Blake. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. xiii, 296 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 449–451.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Rifkin Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England . By Jean M. O'Brien. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2010. xxvi, 269 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.95. Indian Work: Language and Livelihood in Native American History . By Daniel H. Usner Jr. Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2001
... on various colonial discourses in the early Americas. Born out of an international conference sponsored by the McNeil Center and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, this col- lection contains no less than seventeen innovative essays on how individuals and societies...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 563–597.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Peter Lurie Duke University Press 2001 Peter ‘‘Some Trashy Myth of Reality’s Escape Lurie Romance, History, and Film Viewing in Absalom, Absalom! I must be in the story (verisimilitude needs me), but I must also be...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2018
...James Dawes American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1935–1941: A Literary History . By Takayoshi Ichiro . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . ix, 333 pp. Cloth , $102.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... instructive for us in the way that it allows us to glimpse the intellectual labor of “figuring” as both the effort of vernacular prose writing and the difficulty of conceiving of one’s fellow laborers as human subjects with their own complex histories comparable to one’s own. This is a kind of writing, Al...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jordan Alexander Stein Abstract This essay establishes how the scholarly labors that brought Edward Taylor’s works to light in the 1930s foreclosed any understanding of them as queer. The absence of a queer critical reception history is this essay’s subject, and to trace that absence, it focuses on...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 422–424.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Russ Castronovo Duke University Press 2007 The Noises of American Literature, 1890-1985: Toward a History of Literary Acoustics . By Philipp Schweighauser. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2006. viii, 262 pp. $59.95. Looking into Walt Whitman: American Art, 1850-1920. By...