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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michael Moon Ed. Hugh Amory and David D. Hall. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. xxiv, 638 pp. $125.00. 2000 Book Reviews 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 177 of238 A History of the Book in America, Volume One: The Colonial Book in the Atlan...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Mark Rifkin Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663–1880 . By Round Phillip H. . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2010 . xii , 275 pp. $24.95 . Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America . By Snyder...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., as media technologies operated by men. Drawing on Michel Foucault and the history of the book, this article uses the example of Hefner to theorize the editorial subject. Like Foucault’s author function, the editor function represents a position of legal, moral, and authorial responsibility that binds...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 753–778.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jesse Zuba The proliferation of first book prizes for poetry reflects the increasingly professionalized academic culture in which poetry was published, written, and read during the 1950s and 1960s. This change threatened the validity of the poetic vocation by formalizing the career and thus opening...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
... philosophical, makes a serious contribution to the Western philosophical tradition's consideration of the concept of friendship. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 philosophy of friendship handwriting history of the book popular verse nineteenth-century American literature References...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 627–628.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Christoph Irmscher’s The Poetics of Natural History now joins such books as Pamela Regis’s Describing Early America (1992) and Margaret Welch’s The Book of Nature (1998) as a major contribution to our understanding of Ameri...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . Kalaidjian Walter . 1992 . “ Muriel Rukeyser and the Poetics of Specific Critique: Rereading ‘The Book of the Dead.’ ” Cultural Critique , no. 20 : 65 – 88 . Lowney John . 2006 . History...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with mixed results. These instances point to a history of interracial and ethnic encounter, exchange, and appropriation often neglected in critical studies of race. An excellent cluster of books explores the intricate meanings of these bor- rowings. Helen Heran Jun’s Race for Citizenship...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 429–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . Exiles and Pioneers: Eastern Indians in the Trans-Mississippi West . New York : Cambridge Univ. Press . Bushman Richard Lyman . 2004 . “ The Lamanite View of Book of Mormon History .” In Believing History: Latter-Day Saint Essays , edited by Neilson Reid L. Woodworth Jed , 79 – 92...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2017
... other literary scholars” (White and Drexler, “The Theory Gap,” American Literary History 22, no. 2: 483). They further contend that “literary scholars need to be more central to the theorization of history” (491). This article comes to mind in reading Pratt’s and Levine’s books, as they offer...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... promises a singular achievement of literacy to obliterate disparities created by a history of racism. Yet, in this trope’s original instantiation, it is to black people that the text refuses to speak. As Gronniosaw ( 1811 , 11), the first narrativist of the talking book, writes: “I was very sorry, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 842–844.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the Heart. Blauvelt’s study of fifty journals kept by young women in New England between 1780 and 1830 is a social history of the emotions that yields tremendous rewards for literary history, espe- Book Reviews  835 cially...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2005
...), transcendentalists, Fourierists (or Associationists, the term that Americans preferred), and workers undergoing the Industrial Revolution. Delano’s book is the first history of the Brook Farm Association to provide a complete chro- nology of its existence from 1841 to 1847, including membership, activities, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 835–837.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Popular History and the Literary Marketplace, 1840–1920 . By Gregory M. Pfitzer. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2008. xiv, 469 pp. Cloth, $98.00; paper, $29.95. Book Reviews National History and the World of Nations: Capital, State, and the Rhetoric of His- tory in Japan, France, and the...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 357–383.
Published: 01 June 2019
... , 9): the diaspora in this case poses a dialectical relation to the homeland—struggling against the victor’s postwar history but also striving for resolution. I argue that The Book of Salt and The Zenith —to date the only two widely circulated diasporic Vietnamese novels featuring complex portraits...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Richard V. McLamore Duke University Press 2000 Richard V. The Dutchman in the Attic:Claiming an McLamore Inheritance in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon 5995 AL...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joseph Helminski 2006 Canons by Consensus: Critical Trends and American Literary Anthologies . By Joseph Csicsila. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xx, 262 pp. $38.50. Books, Maps, and Politics: A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861 . By Carl...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 466–468.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Lisa Swanstrom From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts . By Peter L. Shillingsburg. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2006. v, 216 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $29.95. Digitize This Book! The Politics of New Media, or Why We Need Open Access Now . By Gary...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 434–437.
Published: 01 June 2017
... writing and book shape our ideas about new media, and in turn computer-oriented figures such as network and information overload rework our understanding of the past. As these strange historical transfers suggest, the study of literary technologies demands more than dutiful technical histories and...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 591–619.
Published: 01 September 2005
... against Death (1959). Like Herbert Marcuse’s Eros and Civilization (1955), Brown’s book seeks to link individual psychosexual dynamics with broad cultural patterns. Indeed, the subtitle of Brown’s book is ‘‘The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History The way this link is made is explicit on the first page...