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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776–1898. By Elizabeth D. Samet. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2004. xii, 273 pp. $55.00. The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America.By David Kazanjian. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2003. xii, 311 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Habiba Ibrahim Real Folks: Race and Genre in the Great Depression . By Retman Sonnet . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . ix , 322 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 . Darkening Mirrors: Imperial Representation in Depression-Era African American Performance...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 June 2021
...). These two modes are exemplary of the strain of critical Black classicism examined in Empire of Ruin , a strain Barnard describes as directly and dialectically opposed to deployments of classical tradition in service to American imperial identity and “mission” (9). With subsequent chapters focusing...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 837–839.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Virginia Kennedy © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Mapping the Americas: The Transnational Politics of Contemporary Native Culture . By Shari M. Huhndorf. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2009. xii, 202 pp. $39.95. Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: A Feminist View . Ed. Barbara J. Cook. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield. 2007. viii, 144 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $24.95. The Impossible Land: Story and Place in California's Imperial Valley . By Phillip H. Round. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2008. xii, 192 pp. Paper, $19.95. Book...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Cruz Duke University Press 2006 Denise Reconsidering McTeague’s ‘‘Mark’’ and ‘‘Mac Cruz Intersections of U.S. Naturalism, Imperial Masculinities, and Desire between Men In a scene that seems out of place amid McTeague’s minutely...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Claire F. Fox © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Cuba in the American Imagination: Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos . By Louis A. Pérez Jr. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2008. xii, 333 pp. $34.95. Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 615–617.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of form and formality. Alex Feerst, Duke University War Games: Richard Harding Davis and the New Imperialism. By John Seelye. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2003. xv, 341 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $24.95. The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture. By Amy Kaplan. Cambridge...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 47–83.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Jenine Abboushi Dallal Duke University Press 2001 Jenine American Imperialism UnManifest: Abboushi Emerson’s ‘‘Inquest’’ and Cultural Regeneration Dallal Mr. Calhoun: [T]he single question is, does the con- stitution extend...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Victor Bascara God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902 . By Harris Susan K. . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . xii , 257 pp. $35.00 . Empire’s Proxy: American Literature and US Imperialism in the Philippines . By Wesling Meg . New York : New York...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 379–381.
Published: 01 June 2020
...William J. Maxwell American Imperialism’s Undead: The Occupation of Haiti and the Rise of Caribbean Anticolonialism . By Raphael Dalleo . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2016 . xii, 247 pp. Cloth, $ 75.00 ; paper, $ 35.00 ; e-book, $ 35.00 . Copyright © 2020 by Duke...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
...John Carlos Rowe Intransitive Encounter: Sino-U.S. Literatures and the Limits of Exchange . By Nan Z. Da New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2018 . x, 294 pp. Cloth, $75.00 ; e-book, $74.99 . Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific: Imperialism’s Racial Justice and Its Fugitives...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 June 2011
... imperial endeavors. Approaching the novels utilizing Franco Moretti's “distant reading” approach demonstrates precisely how the works' expansionist themes developed as newer, more powerful martial and transportation technologies were imagined by Senarens between 1880 and 1895. The recurring narrative...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Blackness: Race and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century America . By Freeburg Christopher . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2012 . xxii, 187 pp. Cloth , $99.99 ; paper, $29.99 ; e-book, $24.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 John Cullen Gruesser’s and Christopher...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 612–615.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Tim Engles Duke University Press 2007 Fugitive Empire: Locating Early American Imperialism . By Andy Doolen. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxvii, 254 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. To Be Suddenly White: Literary Realism and Racial Passing . By Steven J...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Josephine Nock-Hee Park Duke University Press 2007 American Tropics: Articulating Filipino America . By Allan Punzalan Isaac. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxx, 205 pp. Cloth, $60.00; paper, $20.00. Model-Minority Imperialism . By Victor Bascara. Minneapolis...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
...David M. Higgins Higgins argues that the depth of science fiction's engagement with imperial themes allows the genre to function as a critical literature of empire. As a literary mode engaged with imperial dream-work, science fiction addresses the operations of imperialism more fully than any other...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
... figured the leg as a symbol of the regenerative and reembodying benefits that territorial imperialism offered to Jacksonian working classes. Melville's journalism on Barnum's exhibit evinces a deep anxiety about the enthusiasm of Barnum's working-class audience for the prosthesis of empire, scrutinizing...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 617–644.
Published: 01 September 2012
... national identity, and the imperial reach of nation. As a mode of geopolitical analysis, regionalism clarifies the fraught relationship between isolationism and imperialism that has shaped US residential geography. When read as form of regional writing, suburban fiction exposes our homes and neighborhoods...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... histories of imperial violence and settlement, helps us recognize articulations of settler colonialism not merely as “forgetting” (forgetting previous claims on space, for example) to be combatted with the “hauntings” or “remembering” of postcolonial approaches, but as various, ongoing processes...