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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rebecca Wanzo © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism . By bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains. Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press. 2006. 145 pp. Paper, $15.00. Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities . By Michael Bérubé...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Carrie Rohman Duke University Press 2007 Carrie Revising the Human: Silence, Rohman Being, and the Question of the Animal in Nightwood . . . [T]he voice functions as a foreign body, as a kind of parasite introducing...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 647–649.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that converged in the slave trade in New Orleans, focusing on multiple interactive features of those worlds, includ- ing the persons who inhabited and shaped them, particularly the buyers and sellers of slaves, and the slaves themselves who were degraded from human beings to commodities and property...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 December 2013
... methodologies adopted from computer science to help us analyze the vast, networked nature of knowledge and information in postindustrial society produce a major change in our understanding of literature and culture, and indeed the humanities? Some have suggested that we have already embarked on a post...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 911–913.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Gerry Canavan Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom . By Scott Selisker . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2016 . 256 pp. Cloth, $91.00 ; paper, $26.00 ; e-book available. Editing the Soul: Science and Fiction in the Genome Age...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 384–387.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . By Cristin Ellis . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2018 . 232 pp. Cloth, $ 105.00 ; paper, $ 30.00 ; e-book, $ 29.99 . Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life . By David Herman . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . xiii, 400 pp. Cloth, $ 105.00 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
... shared fate, reading threats to black wellness as a threat to collective thriving. Humane Insight is Baker’s critical account of the totality of this ethical failure in visual media as well as a theoretical account of an ethical practice that offers the promise of some moral relief. The eighteenth...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Rebecca McWilliams Evans Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times . By Stacy Alaimo . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2016 . 242 pp. Cloth, $94.50 ; paper, $27.00 ; e-book available. The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 351–363.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and Caren Kaplan . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2017 . 449 pp. Cloth, $114.95 ; paper, $30.95 ; e-book, $30.95 . Unmanning: How Humans, Machines, and Media Perform Drone Warfare . By Katherine Chandler . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2020 . 190 pp. Cloth, $125.00...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in Nineteenth-Century America . By Stephanie P. Browner. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. 304 pp. $49.95. Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Biomedicine . By Susan Merrill Squier. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2005. xvi, 350 pp. Cloth, $84.95; paper, $23.95...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ; paper, $34.95 ; e-book, $33.99 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The infrastructures of the digital humanities are, like all the best infrastructures, simultaneously omnipresent and invisible. The digital humanities depend on and operate through a vast, interlocked network...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the Human . By Weheliye Alexander G. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2014 . x, 209 pp. Cloth , $84.95 ; paper, $23.95 ; e-book available. Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism . By Musser Amber Jamilla . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . xii, 255 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 March 2016
...James Dawes In this essay, I identify the centers of aesthetic gravity that pull texts together into what I have come to think of as a subgenre of the contemporary US novel: namely, the novel of human rights. What connective structures and recurring concerns can be discerned at this early stage...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Andrea Stone The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature . By Pratt Lloyd . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . xii, 186 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . The Lives of Frederick Douglass . By Levine Robert S. . Cambridge, MA...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 197.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Postmodern Humanism in Contemporary Literature and Culture: Reconciling the Void . By Todd F. Davis and Kenneth Womack. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2006. xxv, 198 pp. $65.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gene Andrew Jarrett © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Humanities and the Dynamics of Inclusion since World War II . Ed. David A. Hollinger. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2006. vi, 421 pp. $45.00. Multiethnic Literature and Canon Debates . Ed. Mary Jo Bona...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 June 2023
...N. Katherine Hayles Abstract The human aura is now being subverted by a variety of simulacra. OpenAI’s language-generation program GPT-3 illustrates the challenges of interpreting algorithmic-generated texts. This article advocates interpretive strategies that recognize the profound differences...
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American Literature 11398671.
Published: 26 June 2024
...Karah M. Mitchell Abstract At the turn of the twentieth century, animal welfare work occupied an increasingly prominent position in the United States, with women’s animal autobiographies serving particularly formative roles in teaching child readers “humane” values. During this same period, felines...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 781–790.
Published: 01 December 2020
... be attained remotely or in isolation. Public humanities, which promotes collaboration, civic and community engagement, and inter-institutional alliances, can be one such reparative force for the reconstructed university. This essay describes the work of graduate student researchers in an interdisciplinary...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 2 Lithograph illustrating the relation of the human face to that of the eagle, c. 1827. Wellcome Library, London. Based on drawings by Charles Le Brun illustrating his c. 1670 lectures on the relationships between facial features and character traits. More