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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 645–680.
Published: 01 December 2015
... vocabulary lists reveal forms of linguistic sovereignty whereby the indigenous speakers interviewed for the project refused to have their languages condemned to the atavistic detritus of American antiquity. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 American Philosophical Society early republic language...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Katy Ryan Ryan's essay analyzes the coordination of the innocence argument and sentimentality in Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Exonerated (2003), a documentary play based on interviews with people sentenced to die for crimes they did not commit. The play's composition, performance, and...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 813–814.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jeffrey Shandler Shandler’s author statement introduces a Scalar project titled “Holocaust Survivors on Schindler’s List ; or, Reading a Digital Archive against the Grain.” Examining references to the 1993 film Schindler’s List in videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors at the USC Shoah...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Carl “Lucy” Owens (“Man of All Work”) as a result of Wright's extensive interviews with and research on the female domestic servants in the Bronx and Brooklyn in the 1930s and 1940s. Wright's decision to meet and talk directly with the women of the so-called modern slave markets results in a remarkable...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2018
... notes that one aim of the 1930s-era Works Progress Administration was to juxtapose the inclusive values of the interviews with the selfish individualism and commercialism of the 1920s. Yet right from the start, folklorist John Lomax capitalized on the commercial value of the material he collected, as...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 825–830.
Published: 01 December 2020
... reconsider the “limitations” of her own perspective on race. Literature and the Rise of the Interview . By Rebecca Roach. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press. 2018. vii, 281 pp. Cloth, $74.00; e-book available. Seeking to remedy the dearth of humanities scholarship on the interview as form and practice...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 437–444.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Complete Interviews. Ed. Gary Scharnhorst. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Ala- bama Press. 2006. xii, 719 pp. $75.00. This massive volume presents every known interview with Mark Twain, anno- tated and indexed. The interviews span Twain’s entire career, revealing the changing opinions of a literary celebrity...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 657–663.
Published: 01 September 2005
... his views on domesticity to women aca- demics in the modernist period, to the mass appeal of The Waste Land,to issues of masculinity raised in his later plays, Eliot’s work is shown to be receptive to a wide array of critical approaches. Passing the Three Gates: Interviews with Charles Johnson...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan, pursues scenarios in which language resists the full and stable meanings that might be intended in service of or in opposition to the colonizing project. As he suggests in an interview reprinted as the final piece in his collection, we should “think of language as a...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 799–823.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” In Playboy interviews, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and writings for Rolling Stone, despite their different politics and personas, Haley and Thompson use a mode of narration, neoliberal style, that is focalized through the perspective of successful celebrities or charismatic activ- ists...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Linderman interviewed a 74-y­ ear-­old Crow medicine woman named Pretty Shield, and published under the original title Red Mother a text we now know as Pretty-­shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows.1 Pretty Shield delivers her autobiography simul- taneously in spoken Crow through an interpreter and in...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 873–881.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Bardeleben includes historical com- mentary, textual commentary, textual apparatus, and illustrations. Theodore Dreiser: Interviews. Ed. Frederic E. Rusch and Donald Pizer. Champaign: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2004. xv, 371 pp. $50.00. Gathered in this edition are over seventy interviews with Dreiser...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 907–919.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., so to evaluate it in terms of its accuracy is misguided. Instead, Holloway uses interview notes and manuscript drafts to trace the crafting of the text as a work of literature, the product of a unique...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 655–659.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Adrienne Rich; and his students Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath. Drawing on extensive archival research, including unpublished interviews and letters, Meyers reveals new information about many aspects of Lowell’s life. Radical Legacies: Twentieth-Century Public Intellectuals in the United States . By...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 904–907.
Published: 01 December 2017
... authoritative expression, Bernstein combines a sundry group of essays, interviews, and aphoristic think pieces to examine his overarching interest in poetic delivery, the pitch that calls attention to itself as such, the process by which the poet occupies our attention. Throughout these strains one finds a...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 616–618.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Revolution is a comprehensive analysis of Cuban, Dominican, and Haitian women’s experience and features 618  American Literature deeply expansive chapters, ranging from close readings of literary texts and art installations to substantive interviews and meticulous historical analyses. The book...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 230–234.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., $35.00. This critical study focuses on James Gunn, who has influenced the field of science fiction as a scholar (particularly as the founding director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction), anthologist, and author. Drawing from archives and personal interviews, the first sections focus on...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2020
... spanning the “rise and decline” of physique magazines. Long ignored by historians who focus on activist struggle in relation to the 1969 Stonewall riots, these bodybuilding publications coalesced an earlier form of gay community and identity. Layering archival research with interviews and visual analysis...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 882–883.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., the strongest include chapter 1, which deploys solid detail from Warren’s poems, essays, and interviews to show the rising and waning influence of Eliot from Warren’s early to his middle career; chapter 3, on...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 883–884.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Depression. Of her five chapters, the strongest include chapter 1, which deploys solid detail from Warren’s poems, essays, and interviews to show the rising and waning influence of Eliot from Warren’s early to his...