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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Bryce Traister Duke University Press 2002 Bryce The Wandering Bachelor: Irving, Masculinity, Traister and Authorship In October of 1817, Washington Irving wrote a let- ter to his lifelong friend, Henry Brevoort, congratulating him on his engagement...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 463–496.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jordan Wingate Abstract My essay traces the influence of the Spanish American revolutions (1808–26) on Washington Irving’s early nineteenth-century writings and, in particular, on his popular 1828 biography of Christopher Columbus. Irving’s conception of America as a multinational hemisphere...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2021
... States would be functionally returned to tyranny. And these abstract fears often became entangled with the embodied discomfort genteel white men like Washington Irving experienced when “beer-barrel” politics brought them into contact with fellow voters whom they considered themselves naturally socially...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 429–455.
Published: 01 September 2020
... disturbance, including Washington Irving’s famous depiction of a disorderly audience, to demonstrate how patrons cultivated a comic mode of sociality, one that foregrounded and maintained the essential playfulness of social contest. Such comic play acknowledged a horizon of popular enjoyment that stood in...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 A panel from Randolph Rogers’s “Columbus Doors” (1859), bordered by Bartholomew Columbus (right) and Irving’s face (below). Image courtesy of the Architect of the US Capitol Figure 1. A panel from Randolph Rogers’s “Columbus Doors” (1859), bordered by Bartholomew Columbus (right) and More
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the first born of the American family of nations.— Washington Irving, unpublished notebook William Hazlitt’s comments in the first epigraph above show that an American...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 372–376.
Published: 01 June 2020
... genealogy of Islamic influence that spans America’s critical century of self-definition” (xi). In the works of Ezra Stiles, William Bentley, Washington Irving, Lydia Maria Child, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Einboden argues, “Muslim sources exercised a formative impact on U.S. literary origins” (xi). It is an...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . Greeson Jennifer . 2010 . Our South: Geographic Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature . Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Irving Washington . (1819) 1996 . The Sketch Book . Edited with an introduction and notes by Manning Susan...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2021
... literary works used to exemplify these values. Considering the Chinese citations and motifs of nineteenth-century US authors—Washington Irving, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow—and the Western literary influences on their Chinese contemporaries—Yung Wing, Dong Xun, Qiu Jin—Da concludes that...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 305–333.
Published: 01 June 2003
... careers. In fact, the antebellum New York literary community offered a remarkable range of vocational identities. In the mid–1840s, Washington Irving continued in his Knickerbocker mode, writing from the pose of a gentleman...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 210–211.
Published: 01 March 2003
... their work in Jewish culture and tradition, these writers have proven indisput- ably that Irving Howe’s prediction of the decline and disappearance of Jewish writing in the United States was way off the mark...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2020
...), Washington Irving’s The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1820), and Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s historical romance The Linwoods (1835). In bridging historical time and discursive space, while treating equally corporeal bodies and politico-religious beliefs, Sizemore delivers an original scholarly...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and cultural canon by Charles Brockden Brown, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, but he also sheds important and fresh light on insufficiently explored and studied areas of cultural history regarding race, ethnicity, and performance during this period...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
... reading of Washington Irving’s depictions of atemporality in Native American experiences of identity as negotiations of the related log- ics of displacement, colonization, racism, and Manifest Destiny. Yet precisely because Lilley stuns in his deft analyses of racial exclusion, one wonders why...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a eulogy following a year after Irving Howe’s ( 1977 , 16) famous declaration, in what has become another of the field’s leading clichés, that “American Jewish writing has probably moved past its high point.” Backing up a bit, a fourth date is 1974, which saw the launch of MELUS , a journal that...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
... than one of New York’s famously contested elections.34 Washington Irving wrote a let- ter in 1807 about being a Federalist poll worker in one such election: We have toiled through the purgatory of an Election and ‘may the day stand for aye accursed on the Kalender,’ for never were poor...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 435–448.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., transnational perspectives are also considered, offering new ways to examine Beat culture and its lasting impact. The Critical Response to John Irving. Ed. Todd F. Davis and Kenneth Womack. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. 2004. xv, 218 pp. $89.95. A collection of essays and reviews that spans three decades of...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . “ Between Bodies of Knowledge There Is a Great Gulf Fixed: A Liberationist Reading of Class and Gender in Life in the Iron Mills .” American Quarterly 49 , no. 1 : 113 – 37 . Irving Washington . ( 1819 ) 1983 . “ Rip Van Winkle .” In Washington Irving: History, Tales, and Sketches . New...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- fronting Irving Howe, Jerry Watts, and Norman Podhoretz, critics of Ellison’s sometimes panglossian view of the United States. Porter approaches Ellison principally as a purveyor of art, and thus he finds solace in Ellison’s transfor...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 June 2005
... redressing the wrongs endured by those who had been unable to act. No figure of literary history appeared more frequently in this set- ting than Washington Irving, whose status as the nation’s first interna- tionally recognized writer made him not only central to any American literary history but also a...