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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Molly Robey U.S. women's Holy Land writings—a body of novels, travel narratives, and children's literature—uniquely illustrate Americans' complex and often conflicting imperialist and religious investments in the Near East. U.S. women writers embraced the Holy Land as an extranational domestic...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 June 2000
... her chronic headaches. His charged language associates mesmerism not with therapeutics but with spiritual—and perhaps sexual—violation: T]here would be an intrusion into the holy of holies Notwithstanding his belief that...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 787–813.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press. 788 American Literature be controlled and the individual’s need to express desire that comes unbidden, and is uncontrollable. For John, as for Baldwin, a childhood in the Holiness tradition of the Christian church pits desire against duty. Perhaps more...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2005
... problem of the twentieth cen- tury. Indeed, ‘‘the problem of the color lineone member of the holy trinity of literary analysis (race, class, and gender)—has received its fair share of attention in the last two decades, but if these books are any indication, the soil is still productive. Although...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 June 2019
... respect, Inter/Nationalism ultimately addresses the same problem of binaries motivating Ben-zvi’s study. However, rather than focusing on the historical structures underlying such division (as he did in a book like The Holy Land in Transit ), here Salaita offers an unapologetic call to action. His most...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Sunday school publishers needed texts that were both proven to convert their readers and amenable to all evangelicals, and they found them readily available in Janeway’s 248  American Literature A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of media- tions between Syria and the United States. Over the course of the nine- teenth century, the Holy Land, encompassing parts of Ottoman Syria, became increasingly open to a range of American travelers, includ- ing tourists, scholars, missionaries, and diplomats. The majority were...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 251–285.
Published: 01 June 2002
... sanctioned, the omission of the chap- American Literature, Volume 74, Number 2, June 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Duke University Press. 252 American Literature Fig. 1. ‘‘The Holy Family an etching by Etienne Achille Réveil after...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 693–722.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is it at all difficult to appreciate how severely these might distract from the long art of “holy attention,” as David Marno ( 2017 ) has gorgeously traced it. The Protestant emphasis on God as the only truly divine being—he alone held the power to act—meant that if you were not thinking about God...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
... interaction between priest and recipient and sometimes extending itself between or among these recipients. In Catholic doctrine, there are seven: Bap- tism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Penance, Holy Orders, Marriage, and Extreme Unction. Since Thomas Aquinas, who followed Aristotle’s the- ories of the...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 597–626.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Registering and covering over such anxiety, Robin Bernstein ( 2011 , 8) has recently argued, figures of childhood in the long nineteenth century provided the “perfect alibi”: childhood innocence, always raced white, naturalized a performed “holy ignorance,” or “not-noticing” of social hierarchies that...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 639–644.
Published: 01 September 2008
... responded to various kinds of exegetical writings of his period, including biblical scholarship, sermons, women’s Bibles, literary scriptures, and Holy Land travel narratives. Pardes describes a deeply religious Melville, who, like many of his contemporaries, was invested in redefining the nature of...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- vidual encounters between U.S. writers and non-Western locales, including Polynesia, the Holy Lands, and South America, arguing that these encounters helped to determine how a sense of the United States as nation developed in...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 633–634.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2001
....) As such, PoeandthePrintedWordmay be a useful text for book historians and theoreticians, but it will likely frustrate more than fulfill the needs of both the general Poe reader and the Poe scholar. Eric Henderson, Simon Fraser University American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 635–636.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions of national iden- 638...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 636–637.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions of national iden- 638...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 639–640.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions of national iden- 638...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and the Holy Land Mania. By Hilton Oben- zinger. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 1999. xxi, 316 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $18.95. The nineteenth century witnessed ‘‘an ongoing obsession with the Holy Land that insistently entwines itself with secular constructions of national iden- 638...