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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John Funchion Hobbes, Sovereignty, and Early American Literature . By Paul Downes . Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2015 . xiii, 297 pp. Cloth , $103.00 ; e-book, $82.00 . Fictions of Mass Democracy in Nineteenth-Century America . By Stacey Margolis . Cambridge...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 495–520.
Published: 01 September 2000
... founded in the political philosophies of Machiavelli and Hobbes, whose dark convictions undermine the principles of American republicanism. No Melville text invites political analysis more than ‘‘Benito Cereno...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., transformed how readers envision Poe. Borges’s Poe is divided into three parts: Borges’s literary criticism, translations, and Poe-inspired short fiction. Aging Masculinity in the American Novel . By Alex Hobbs. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2016. xxiii, 171 pp. Cloth, $75.00; e-book, $74.99...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... overstatement. In his final chapter, for example, he argues that political theorists such as Hugo Grotius, Thomas Hobbes, and John Locke treated the Bible, especially Genesis, as the “primary source” for their ideas about natural law (213). He offers compelling instances in which these writers “explained their...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 791–820.
Published: 01 December 2017
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 203–231.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the possession of interests when we need not. The slide from interest to motive marks this tendency of interest- thinking to invade domains beyond its original purview. Whereas Hobbes viewed the state as fending off a “warre of every man against every man” rooted in primitive aggression...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... 1997 , 543–47; Hobbs 1981 , 245–55; Kaiser and Kwon 2012 , 249–61). In order to understand Pynchon’s grounding of the A4 as a line in the dirt, Gravity’s Rainbow must be understood in relation to the earthworks of Heizer and Smithson. For while literature is a major mode by which American culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
...] all the way to man the assurance of the ordering power of disorder,” as Blumenberg puts it—a notion he explains by comparing it with “the ‘state of nature’ in Hobbes’s sense.” The modernity of Hobbes’s thought here derives from its break with earlier construals of nature as having...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 529–556.
Published: 01 September 2017
... indifference. In her reading of Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan (1651), she concludes that the English philosopher (whom the deep-diving author of Moby-Dick read with great care) “defined all interior responses (thoughts and feelings) as physical movements” (2015, 1405). Thus, thinking and feeling for Hobbes...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Robert Hobbs. Cour- tesy of Sikkema Jenkins and Company. leau of Eva in Heaven (1995), three black women suckle one another’s breasts (see fig. 2), while in Consume (1998), a black woman suckles her own breast as a little white boy sucks on her proliferating lower organs (a fetishistic amalgam of...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2010
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 427–429.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 430–432.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 432–434.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 434–436.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 436–438.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 439–441.
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 441–443.
Published: 01 June 2010