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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 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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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 (1 March 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 the first born of the American family of nations.— Washington Irving, unpublished notebook William Hazlitt’s comments in the first epigraph above show that an American...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 (1 March 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 (1 June 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 387–389.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., and the co-constitu- tive relationship between property and history in the formative logic of nation building in Edmund Burke and Charles Brockden Brown. Particularly com- pelling is Lilley’s reading of Washington Irving’s depictions of atemporality in Native American experiences of identity as...
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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 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 (1 June 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 (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 305–332.
Published: 01 June 2010
... predictable conventions—including an opening historical section explaining a place’s origin and the etymology of its name, and accounts of public buildings—that Washington Irving could parody the genre as early as 1809.35 Redburn assembles stereotypical guidebook knowledge of Liverpool’s origins, but...
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American Literature (1 June 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Brockden Brown, Susanna Rowson, and Washington Irving, treated in chapter 4—shift allegiance from novel to periodical, but the moment’s antinovel strictures only make sense when we consider the periodi- cal as a competing, favored cultural mode. In his introduction, Gardner reads several works...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... valley’s importance to tourism, art, and literature. The industrialization of the Northeast increased tourism to the valley and popularized the work of artists and writers—Thomas Cole, Wash- ington Irving, and N. P. Willis among them—who collectively created a distinc- tive regional culture for...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
...—Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, Mark Twain, and Hart Crane, for example—as well as a less familiar set of interlocutors— John Ledyard, John Dunmore Lang, and John Boyle O’Reilly, to name a few— refashioned and brought to light through the productive angles of antipodean distortion. Giles’s...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
... perspectival reversal—“an aesthetic of systematic perversion” (28). What we find with this shift is not so much a radical revision of the American literary canon as much as an uncanny reflection, one that offers a familiar list of players—Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, Mark Twain, and Hart Crane...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... survey of theater has not been undertaken. Bada addresses this lack, examining plays by writers from Langston Hughes to Rita Dove. Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe: And Other Stories of Literary Friendship. By Edward Alexander. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction. 2009. xiii, 124 pp. $34.95. This...