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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 March 2020
... reveals the interdependence of literary description and extraliterary genres like the FSA. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 slavery personhood racism Scattered throughout colonial and antebellum newspapers, from New York and Pennsylvania to Arkansas and Texas, are tens...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 799–807.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of pandemic, the overstory of Powers’s novel is the networks of interdependency that have put the world in grave danger and that gesture to an uncertain future. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 care Richard Powers interdependency pandemic environment The best care is effortless...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Ferrell, and Nelson Algren.5 The type of urban ecology flagged by Carson’s decade-long rela- tionship with the New Yorker, however, is rooted in theories of social interdependence—concepts central to a phase of the rapidly expand- ing scientific field that historians Michael Barbour...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 681–688.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... In the forum’s final essay, Rachel Adams begins from how crises such as a pandemic make visible the “fragile webs of interdependency that bind us unevenly to one another,” to meditate on the care networks that sustain us and the need—and opportunity—to rewrite our narratives of care in ways that embrace rather...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2016
... title refers to as limit conditions for novelistic mediality. These novels confront the limits of writing as they incorporate more varied media structures, and the interdependence of media in the specific media ecologies activated in contemporary fiction, Punday claims, provides insight into the social...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Native American literary texts, including her own’’ (57). Pulitano levels a similar criticism at Womack, sug- gesting that his call for a tribally centered criticism ‘‘amounts to a dismissal of the mutual interdependencies that more than five hundred years of history have thrust on the American...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 537–539.
Published: 01 September 2021
... coercion and violence as well as care and community. Aiming to “honor the struggles and the sustaining practices” that are elided when this existential interdependence is disavowed, Doyle chronicles a longue durée of dialectical state and identity (co)formation that spans the eleventh to the twentieth...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
...). Crain’s book tells this history of the mutual constitution and interdependence of two key concepts of what it means to be modern—“literacy” and “childhood”—over the course of the long nineteenth century. Like any great book or lively child, Reading Children resists distillation. Broadly speaking...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 227–229.
Published: 01 March 2019
...). They are not premised on modeling or simulation either (155). Instead, they are about access and actual connection. Here, “network games” (including Between and Journey ) prompt player awareness of interdependencies (178). And yet these games rely on quasi-anonymous interactions. Participatory aesthetics slow down...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 809–812.
Published: 01 December 2020
... concerns with social interdependency in ways hospitable to the emerging capitalist wage system” (14). Drawing on Fredric Jameson’s dialogic framework in his The Political Unconscious (1981), Merish works not just to reposition literature by working women, but also, at least briefly, to consider the light...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... between realpolitik and naive, if morally superior, domesticity but as a con- flict between a jurisprudence based on a cynical and inflexible understanding of the law and a sense of the law that ‘‘expresses the founders’ interdependent...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... confront 840  American Literature “their interdependence, perhaps even their mortality” (8). Sachs pays special attention to “middle landscapes” such as cemeteries and parks, where nature and culture were thoroughly entwined in processes of decay and regenera- tion, often in urban settings made...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and intervene in biomedical and ecological processes. Through an analysis of The Echo Maker, this essay argues that experiments with affect are integral to conceptual- izing the troubled interdependence of the individual body and large-­ scale environmental change. I contend that we cannot...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 339–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
... already called out the dietitian by way of a set of corollary terms—something like ‘‘white woman subject to sexual policing The face-off between the dietitian and Joe indicates the interdependence of sexual and racial...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 553–581.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the mystical bonds of a national interdependency. “Men and women, because of it,” Bailey pronounces, “were finding in them- selves something which could suffer for others, something in them- selves which could sacrifice, something which went beyond body and mind, something which reached up...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fireside chats, the solidarity central to revolutionary politics, and the self-descriptive mandate of the American Guide series all sought to salve the trauma of the Depression by fostering a sense of mutual sup- port and interdependence. As one critic suggests, “Perhaps...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and people provides her with a model for human relations. Applied to the political realm, this logic nullifies the idea of “natural” difference between the races. To identify with “a plant life, a plant appre- ciation” is to understand the connectivity and interdependency of all beings, and Dred’s...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 681–708.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of relation gener- ated by queer life, historian George Chauncey (2004) has argued that the demand for legal marriage actually developed out of the value placed on these very relationships in the 1980s and 1990s to address fundamental interdependencies, especially caring for children and for the sick...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... And pastoral scenes of farm animals and fields point to the responsible husbandry that nuclear power threatens to disrupt, emphasizing the interdependence between humans and the rest of the natural world. This interdependent relationship is particularly explicit in the open- ing montage of We...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to this affective diffusion are Heather Houser’s ( 2014 : 12–13) “ecosickness,” or “the interdependence of narrative strategies and affect and experiments with the ethicopolitical effects of emotional idioms,” and Jessica Hurley’s ( 2020 : 9) “nuclear mundane,” which “redefine[s] the nuclear object as continuous...