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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Will Norman Abstract In this article I argue for a new understanding of the term hard-boiled by tracing the relationship between literary style and historical shifts in intellectual labor in the mid-twentieth-century United States. Novels representing the culture industry, such as Raymond...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the urban thinkers in Rowan’s intellectual history are familiar—Jane Addams, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jacobs—details about the context for their ideas is less so. And they are joined by less expected thinkers such as J. B. Jackson (creator of the mid-twentieth-century journal, Landscape ), Edgar Anderson...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 828–830.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jennifer Greeson Duke University Press 2007 Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South . By Catherine Kerrison. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 265 pp. $49.95. American Women Authors and Literary Property, 1822-1869 . By Melissa J...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Science. By Michael Golston. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xv, 272 pp. $55.00. The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism. By Walton M. Muyumba. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xi, 216 pp. Cloth, $48.00; paper, $18.00...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Paul Gutjahr, Indiana University Republic of Letters: The American Intellectual Community, 1775–1865. By Gilman M. Ostrander. Madison, Wisc.: Madison House. 1999. xvi, 379 pp. $35.95. In a letter written during the Revolution, Jeremy Belknap called for the cre- ation of an American ‘‘Republic...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 3, September 2009 © 2009 by Duke University Press 614  American Literature by the presence of laboring dark others. Doyle’s take on Africanism proves most insightful where she pairs texts such as the slave narrative of Olau- dah Equiano and Defoe’s Crusoe in order to reveal the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... man of letters” as a “vulgarised type of the intellectual” and instead champions intellectuals closely bound to industrial labor, early US secular intellectuals are quite similar to organic intellectuals. Both groups are defined in opposition to traditional ecclesiastics, and both are tied to an...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 June 2002
...C. Leiren Mower Duke University Press 2002 C. Leiren Bodies in Labor: Sole Proprietorship and the Mower Labor of Conduct in The Coquette The human body came under increased scrutiny during the Enlightenment as natural scientists attempted to apply a...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2005
... relationship among race, gender, and labor’’ accounts for the denial of free- dom under ‘‘racial capitalism’s mercantilist conjuncture how are readers, or for that matter, those who are ‘‘subjectified to get beyond the insight that race and labor impinge upon racial capitalism (84)? The soldier-citizen is...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., such as Richard Henry Dana Jr.’s Two Years before the Mast, than in fiction, but Moby-Dick serves as a model of the “commonplace book” that sea narratives most resemble: that is, they exhibit “accretions of sailors’ collective literary and labor knowledge” (129). In this way, intellectual and...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Allen Hibbard © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Atlantic Republic: The American Tradition in English Literature . By Paul Giles. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford Univ. Press. 2006. xii, 419 pp. $115.00. Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform . By...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... is truly transformative potential to be gained from pedagogical and intellectual labor undertaken as a collective. In a digital intellectual economy that is both increasingly decentralized and stubbornly divided by gender and race, it is critical that American literature classrooms play a role in...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2006
... within family govern- ment and, by analogy, in the community of saints as a whole. Rhetorical production fortified those bonds. Servitude did more than legislate bodily work; it was also a way to legislate what we would call the intellectual labor of spiritual education, including rhetorical labors...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... early Americas or not. Paul Gutjahr, Indiana University Republic of Letters: The American Intellectual Community, 1775–1865. By Gilman M. Ostrander. Madison, Wisc.: Madison House. 1999. xvi, 379 pp. $35.95. In a letter written during the Revolution, Jeremy Belknap called for the cre- ation of...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2007 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor . By Grace Kyungwon Hong. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxxiv, 190 pp. Cloth, $58.50; paper, $19.50. Incorporations: Race...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Kimberly Lamm © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Emily Dickinson and the Labor of Clothing. By Daneen Wardrop. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2009. xii, 246 pp. $30.00. Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion. By...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
... structures such as corporate plantation shipping and migration networks to circulate newspapers and spread ideas about labor activism and racial solidarity. Generally, scholarship in black transnational and diaspora studies in the interwar years focuses on artists and intellectuals traveling between urban...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... out that writers go unrewarded for their intellectual services. The solution in all cases is to champion better compensation for writers—to increase their value relative to other kinds of workers and tradespeople and to emphasize a rational relationship between mental labor and financial remuneration...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the material and intellectual terms of Taylor’s initial critical reception and on the political forces and critical assumptions that bear on those terms. Taylor’s devotional Meditations offer an exemplary case for understanding how many of the ordinary labors associated with recovery and publication...