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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 301–330.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Hannah Wells Abstract In The Common Law (1881), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. wrote famously, “the life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.” This essay turns to this seminal work of American legal pragmatism to reconsider the stakes of pragmatism for contemporary studies of race...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 681–708.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Lyndon (1855), Marie Howland's Papa's Own Girl (1874), and Lizzie Holmes's Hagar Lyndon (1893; published under the pen name May Huntley). In their denunciation of marriage and their investment in alternative forms of kinship, intimacy, and sociality, these novels suggest an important and overlooked...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 715–745.
Published: 01 December 2002
... and representation with the literary theorizing and practice of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and William Dean Howells. Holmes, a kind of protorealist novelist as well as a profes- sor of physiology, had the most full-fledged ideas about literary cre- ation as ‘‘reflex action of the brain 2 And...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... from the main storyline. In this scene, friends of the lovers—Reverend Holmes, his daughter-in-law Mrs. Holmes, and Mr. Worthy—educate a young mother, Mrs. Bourn, in proper reading habits for her teenage daughter. Reverend Holmes dominates the conversation, offering a laundry list of arguments against...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 From C. August Dupin’s needling repartee with the Parisian police in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Purloined Letter” to Sherlock Holmes’s insinuating banter with Lestrade, Hercule Poirot’s passive-aggressive one-upmanship with Chief Inspector Japp of Scotland...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 229–240.
Published: 01 March 2007
... create a unique theologically engaged (and often critical) bur- lesque form, which allowed the leading satirist of the nineteenth century to actively engage the raging religious debates of his day. The Imaginative Prose of Oliver Wendell Holmes. By Michael A. Weinstein. Columbia: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 687–701.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the West and China. Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Culture of Conversation. By Peter Gibian. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2001. xi, 398 pp. $74.95. Uniting his activities in diverse spheres is Holmes’s captivation with, and apti- tude for, conversation. Gibian begins by situating the...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 878–880.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Tony Trigilio The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana . By Tietchen Todd F. . Gainesville : Univ. Press of Florida . 2010 . xiii, 194 pp. $29.95 . Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation . By Charters Ann Charters Samuel...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 903–906.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of situation run into the problems that we currently elide or ignore. The law presents the simplest case. For even as one might object to Oliver Wendell Holmes’s rationalist effort to exclude circumstances on behalf of the...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2011
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 861–863.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 863–866.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 866–868.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 868–870.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 871–873.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 873–875.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 875–877.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 880–882.
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 882–884.
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., Americans who love America, is it not time to rub our eyes and awake and act 35 When such appeals are combined with visual texts, their impact multiplies. John Haynes Holmes, a Unitarian minister and one of the founding members of the NAACP, delivered a denunciation of lynch- ing at a meeting at the...