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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 871–873.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Portraying the Lady: Technologies of Gender in the Short Stories of Henry James. By Donatella Izzo. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2001. viii, 312 pp. $60.00. Henry James and the Imagination of Pleasure. By Tessa Hadley. New York: Cam...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 March 2005
...John Dudley By Eric Haralson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003. xiv, 265 pp.$60.00. By Leland S. Person. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 207 pp. $38.50. 2005 188 American Literature Henry James and Queer Modernity. By Eric Haralson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Barbara Eckstein © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Henry James: Women and Realism . By Victoria Coulson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. ix, 240 pp. $95.00. Henry James and the Visual . By Kendall Johnson. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2007. xv, 246 pp. $95.00. Book Reviews The...
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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
... about representing slavery in black cultural production. While Alain Locke and other critics called for literature to portray the Negro of the new day and discard the old representations, James Weldon Johnson understood the Old Negro’s enduring importance to modern black self-conception. His 1912 novel...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 249–274.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Cristina L. Ruotolo Duke University Press 2000 Cristina L. James Weldon Johnson and the Autobiography Ruotolo of an Ex-Colored Musician 6059 American Literature 72:2 / sheet 11 of223 In all the critical attention paid to James Weldon...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2001
... strategy. For instance, Lydia Maria Child’s Hobomok protests the disposses- sion of Indians and the oppression of women by describing its lovers in ghost- like terms; then James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans and The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish try to contain the threat of Child’s ‘‘erotic...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 March 2001
...James M. Albrecht By Collin Meissner. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 237 pp.$59.95. 2001 Book Reviews Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America. By Robert Blair St. George. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2000. xii, 417 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.95. One of the...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Jennifer L. Schulz Duke University Press 2002 Jennifer L. Restaging the Racial Contract: James Weldon Schulz Johnson’s Signatory Strategies In his autobiography Along This Way (1933), James Weldon Johnson describes his confrontation with a white man in a bi...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Kendall Johnson Duke University Press 2002 Kendall ‘‘Dark Spot’’ in the Picturesque: The Aesthetics of Johnson Polygenism and Henry James’s ‘‘A Landscape-Painter’’ Compare [Parisian women] with our own country women occupied in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 443–445.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Claudia Stokes Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible . By Robert Alter. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2010. 198 pp. $19.95. Displacing the Divine: The Minister in the Mirror of American Fiction . By Douglas Alan Walrath. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2010. xvi, 379 pp...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as a “logic and ethic of recovery” to a new focus, instead, on animating the mysteries of the past. With the example of James Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s enslaved chef (and Sally Hemings’s older brother), this essay shows how a set of techniques associated with the digital humanities—in particular...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of Eloquence: Oratory and Reform in Antebellum America. By James Perrin Warren. University Park: Penn State Univ. Press. 1999. ix, 202 pp. $40.00. Focusing on major writers such as Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller, Douglass, and Whitman, as well as on lesser-known figures like Elizabeth Peabody and...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
... processes of negotiating it there, that Brown most significantly revises the Habermasian paradigm. Laura Henigman, James Madison University 406 American Literature Return Passages: Great American Travel Writing, 1780–1910. By Larzer Ziff. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. 2000. 304 pp. $29.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Arthur Riss An American Body/Politic: A Deleuzian Approach . By Herzogenrath Bernd . Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College Press . 2010 . xii, 316 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $39.95 . American Spaces of Conversion: The Conductive Imaginaries of Edwards, Emerson, and James . By Knutson...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Edlie Wong Wong’s essay investigates James Williams’s largely forgotten postbellum slave narrative, The Life and Adventures of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave (1873) to chart the various constellations of racial formations emerging from the politics and cultures of early black westward migration...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett . By Larkin Lesley . Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 282 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper, $30.00 ; e-book, $29.99 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History (2017), Joseph North...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Gayle Wald James Weldon Johnson's Modern Soundscapes . By Morrissette Noelle . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2013 . xiii , 243 pp. Paper, $45.00 . Jazz Griots: Music as History in the 1960s African American Poem . By Marcoux Jean-Philippe . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2007. xv, 381 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $24.95. Henry James Goes to Paris . By Peter Brooks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2007. 255 pp. $24.95. Through Other Continents: American Literature across Deep Time . By Wai Chee Dimock. Princeton, N.J...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Geoffrey Sanborn Sanborn's essay seeks to demonstrate that The Headsman , an overlooked 1833 novel by James Fenimore Cooper, is an allegory of racial passing. After showing that the dominant aim of this melodrama about a Swiss executioner's family is to critique white American prejudice against...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kendall Johnson Boudreau Kristin . Henry James's Narrative Technique: Consciousness, Perception, and Cognition . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2010 . xv, 204 pp. $75.00 . Tucker Amy . The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution . Stanford, CA...