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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 121–154.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Robin Bernstein Abstract This essay historicizes Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home in the context of the presidency of George W. Bush. Bechdel created Fun Home from 1999 through 2005—dates that corresponded with Bush’s campaign, election, and presidency. As Bechdel frequently laments in...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sean X. Goudie The Empire Abroad and the Empire at Home: African American Literature and the Era of Overseas Expansion . By Gruesser John Cullen . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2012 . viii, 159 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; paper, $22.95 ; e-book, $22.95 . Melville and the Idea of Blackness...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 415–418.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination . By Mizelle Richard M. Jr. Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . xii, 209 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; paper, $25.00 . Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shirley Samuels The Altar at Home: Sentimental Literature and Nineteenth-Century American Religion . By Stokes Claudia . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2014 . 281 pp. Cloth , $59.95 ; e-book, $59.95 . Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 630–633.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Cushman Stephen . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2014 . xiii, 213 pp. Cloth , $28.00 ; paper, $22.00 ; e-book, $27.99 . Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front . By Gallman J. Matthew . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... marginal man absorbed into a new, federally configured social order that promises but ultimately fails to deliver security. When Bigger kills Mary Dalton in her bed and then uses her dead body to heat her parents’ home, he makes a mockery of the very idea of domestic security. Through his recourse to...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Susan Scheckel Duke University Press 2002 Susan Home on the Train: Race and Mobility in Scheckel The Life and Adventures of Nat Love [I]t would be terrible not to be able to suppose that you are as yet but an instalment, a current number, like...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2002
... relatively noncanonical texts such as Catharine Sedgwick’s Home, to a cultural critique of representa- tions of the cigar in Martin Delaney’s Blake and early twentieth-century adver- tisements. Such a diverse archive is made coherent by Merish’s convincing demonstration that sentimental narratives, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 141–168.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Susan Edmunds Duke University Press 2003 Susan The Race Question and the ‘‘Question of the Edmunds Home Revisiting the Lynching Plot in Jean Toomer’s Cane n Jean...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 377–405.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kate McCullough Abstract This article assesses the queer world-making potentiality of the comics form as demonstrated in Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir Fun Home . By deploying the temporal openings of the graphic form, Fun Home challenges the putative fixity of heteronormative family time and...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2007 Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value . By Tom Lutz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2004. vii, 226 pp. Paper, $19.95. At Home in the City: Urban Domesticity in American Literature and Culture, 1850-1930 . By Betsy Klimasmith...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 840–842.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Cynthia Young Duke University Press 2007 At Home in Diaspora: Black International Writing . By Wendy W. Walters. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxv, 177 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Demonic Grounds: Black Women and The Cartographies of Struggle . By Katherine McKittrick...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 875–877.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kathleen McClancy Embattled Home Fronts: Domestic Politics and the American Novel of World War I . By Piep Karsten H . Amsterdam : Rodopi . 2009 . xi, 310 pp. Paper, $96.00 . Masculinity in Vietnam War Narratives: A Critical Study of Fiction, Films, and Nonfiction Writings . By...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2003
... View. By Camille Roman. New York: Pal- grave. 2001. v, 173 pp. $45.00. Home Matters: Longing and Belonging, Nostalgia and Mourning in Women’s Fic- tion. By Roberta Rubenstein. New York: Palgrave. 2001. viii...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 428–429.
Published: 01 June 2005
... incipient colonial system. As Karl Marx points out in volume 1 of Capital, capital came into the world ‘‘dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt In Europe, Marx states, the peasants were rst forcibly expropriated from the soil, driven from their homes, turned into vagabonds, and...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Susan Zieger The essay examines the first U.S. novel about hypodermic morphine addiction, Edward Payson Roe's Without a Home (1881) in the context of the broader cultural history of addiction. When habituation to hypodermic morphine became a noted phenomenon in the years following the Civil War...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eric Solomon © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Ashes of the Mind: War and Memory in Northern Literature, 1865–1900 . By Martin Griffin. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2009. 265 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $29.95. The Other Side of Grief: The Home Front and the Aftermath in American...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 751–782.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Susan M. Ryan Duke University Press 2000 Susan M. Charity Begins at Home: Stowe’s Antislavery Ryan Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 61 of238 Scholarly work on Harriet Beecher Stowe, at least...
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Figure 1. From Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, 141. Copyright © 2006 by Alison Bechdel. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Figure 1. From Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, 141. Copyright © 2006 by More
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Figure 9. From Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, 16. Copyright © 2006 by Alison Bechdel. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Figure 9. From Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel, 16. Copyright © 2006 by Alison More