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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 367–389.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Ben Lee Duke University Press 2004 Ben ‘‘Howl’’ and Other Poems: Is There Old Left in Lee These New Beats? As flowers turn toward the sun, by dint of a secret helio- tropism the past strives to turn toward that sun which is...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 September 2016
... not in critical theory, but in literature. Focusing in particular on the spasmodic howls and jarring barks of laughter that populate Nathanael West’s final novel, The Day of the Locust (1939), I examine laughter not as an emotional response to humor, but as a form of affect capable of convulsing being...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 400–403.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... At its heart lay the triumvirate of Jack Kerouac (the “King of the Beats”), Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs, respective authors of the Beat hypercanon, On the Road (1957), “Howl” (1956), and Naked Lunch (1959). Revolving around them was an outer circle of poets and novelists, including...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the Beat canon—Howl, On the Road, and Naked Lunch—and suggests the often tortuous negotiations and revisions that led these works to assume their final form. Following the Beat circle from the early 1940s to...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., Katrina’s reduction of New Orleans residents to ‘‘the essence of primitivism, howling nature calls for a grow- ing commitment to law and order (and their economies of incarceration, for which Louisiana has long been exemplary) following an event that ‘‘may alter the nation’s mind more than 9/11 did 27...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 209–224.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Analyzing tropes of containment as the key figures of Cold War theater, McConachie argues that these figures link the historical distinctiveness of the era’s theater to an underlying primary mental process of categorization and taxonomy. American Scream: Allen Ginsberg’s ‘‘Howl’’ and the Making of the...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... create as a border wall between North and South. Douglass reports that when, during his youth, he allowed him- self to “survey the road” to freedom, he imagined a howling wilder- ness of the worst sort: Upon either side we saw grim death, assuming the most horrid shapes. Now it was...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (2): 253–279.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the mini- mal (atomic) criterion for the perception of souls, then their “echoes” will furnish heretofore unseen human vibrations that the poet him- self intends to “receive and return.” “What living and buried speech is always vibrating here,” he exclaims, “[W]hat howls restrained by decorum...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., he is seen through the parted clouds and the howling tempests; or, like the gray peak of a menacing rock on a perilous coast, he is seen by the quivering flash of angry lightening, and he again disappears covered with mystery. (2005, 175) 486  American Literature If, missing the...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 841–854.
Published: 01 December 2018
... decried Native “savagery” yet benefited from—even survived on account of—Native agricultural prowess in “the howling wilderness” as well as Native herbal and medical knowledge? While Farrell’s essay draws its revisionist power from a deep and wide contextualization of an affective discourse, Jordan...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... too “early from [Nature’s] breast to society” (“W,” 248). Hence the per- sonal and national need to move ever-­Westward, to seek out the last, secreted deposits of wildness in the bosom of the earth (our “savage, howling mother” [“W,” 248 constantly fleeing the specter of what happens when no...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 619–633.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Justice, Kees, Wilbur, or Warren alongside the howl of Allen Ginsberg. Brunner’s final chapter on the ‘‘Nuclear Family’’ works to restore a powerful and formative political unconscious to 1950s domestic poetry. Its section ‘‘The Child as Quintessential Civilian’’ draws atten- tion to the way poems...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2005
... into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s Book Reviews 863 The Subterraneans and the...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2005
... revolt. Whaley’s book follows recent efforts, such as the Whitney Museum’s exhibition on Beat culture, to situate the Beats in the context of the postwar arts, drawing into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 852–854.
Published: 01 December 2005
... meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s Book Reviews 863 The Subterraneans and the widely...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2005
... meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s Book Reviews 863 The Subterraneans and the widely...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Whitney Museum’s exhibition on Beat culture, to situate the Beats in the context of the postwar arts, drawing into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Whitney Museum’s exhibition on Beat culture, to situate the Beats in the context of the postwar arts, drawing into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 December 2005
... revolt. Whaley’s book follows recent efforts, such as the Whitney Museum’s exhibition on Beat culture, to situate the Beats in the context of the postwar arts, drawing into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 862–864.
Published: 01 December 2005
... into its meshes a wide variety of Beat- related materials: Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and the obscenity trial it prompted; the poetry of Bob Kaufman; the poetry and film of ruth weiss; Jack Kerouac’s Book Reviews 863 The Subterraneans and the...