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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 416–417.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Joan Burbick By Domhnall Mitchell. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2000. xvi, 352 pp. $40.00. 2001 416 American Literature tury may have inspired a Whitman to the oratorical flourishes of his poetry...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 June 2003
... American neighbor Virginia Prentiss; his first wife, Bess Maddern; lover and collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2003
... collaborator Anna Strunsky Walling; his stepsister Eliza London Shepard; and his two daughters by his first marriage, Joan London Miller and Becky London Fleming. Stasz rightly seeks to refute the bad rap these women have received...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Robert Thacker By Joan Acocella. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2000. x, 127 pp.$20.00. 2000 876 American Literature emancipation with the active ideological critique of contemporary reality. In...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 June 2016
... American Race and Culture . By Barnhart Bruce . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2013 . 252 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.99 . Cultural Considerations: Essays on Readers, Writers, and Musicians in Postwar America . By Rubin Joan Shelley . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 869–870.
Published: 01 December 2000
... urges that a respon- sible critic must attend first and foremost to the influences of the economy on cultural production. However, Whalen might be better served by aligning himself with critics like Joan...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 875–876.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Politics of Criticism. By Joan Acocella. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2000. x, 127 pp. $20.00. Every critic of American modernism should read this book. It has more to say about the present moment in...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 December 2018
... its deliberately unsentimental ways of registering, understanding, and portraying them, while Nelson tells the story of a twentieth-century female tradition of “unsentimentality” that she traces through the works of Diane Arbus, Hannah Arendt, Joan Didion, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, and Simone Weil...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2014
... tracks the ways indeterminacy plays out in the texts of Don DeLillo, Joan Didion, and Thomas Pynchon. He argues that behind their “postmodern consciousness” (7) is the foundational influence of quantum theory. “We can see the similarity,” he writes, “between Derrida’s vision and the quantum world...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Shooting . . . (2010), and Joan Didion’s Democracy (1984). His focus on “second skins” importantly grounds his exploration of black hip, racial doublings, and racial commodification. In Brossard’s Who Walk in Darkness, this doubling abounds from the book’s resemblance to The Sun Also Rises to the...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 657–660.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Kerouac, Joan Didion, William S. Burroughs, Thomas Pynchon, and Ralph Ellison in conversation with modernist and postmodernist artworks as well as the sociological thought of Bruno Latour and Erving Goffman, Alworth finds that sites are, following Latour’s actor-network theory, “vibrant assemblages of...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 870–872.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., Whalen might be better served by aligning himself with critics like Joan Dayan and Dana Nelson, whom he dismisses for their ‘‘mis-readings’’ of Poe’s stance on slavery, for these critics attend to how...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 881–890.
Published: 01 December 2009
... James Joyce and William Faulkner, socially nuanced postmodernists such as Truman Capote and John Updike, and recent writers such as Joan Didion and Malcolm Lowry. The book considers familial, marital, cultural, and philosophical mourning, and tracks the ways that the elegiac triad of...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 March 2014
... specific consequence of the National Security State” (144–45); what follows from this claim are impres- sive accounts of just how central the Cold War was for postmodern experimen- tation (E. L. Doctorow, Norman Mailer, Denis Johnson, Don DeLillo, Tim O’Brien, Joan Didion; the reading of Robert...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 361–386.
Published: 01 June 2009
...,” (“MMW,” 97). Anticipating Joan Scott’s famous claim that “experience is a lin- guistic event,”18 Momaday states: “It seems to me that in a certain 366  American Literature sense we are all made of words; that our most essential being consists in language. . . . We are what we imagine. Our very...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... 1797 the slave market is said to brim with cassava, sweet potato, yams, oranges, custard apples, papaya, and ‘‘the monstrous apricot 5 Joan Dayan suggests that ‘‘Mo- reau’s catalogues reveal the wondrous ‘species’ of plants, animals, and vegetables available for consumption. He delights in...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 June 2001
... had in mind a special issue that would contain a penetrating essay on the prison-industrial complex in the South as a present-day avatar of chat- tel slavery, one that would, as in Joan Dayan’s arguments about...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 603–618.
Published: 01 September 2002
... publishing biographies of women writers’ lives have been particularly important in expanding the field of nineteenth-century American women writers. Certainly, texts such as Joan Hedrick’s Pu- litzer Prize–winning biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Carolyn Karcher’s equally influential biography of...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 451–458.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Contemporary novels are not lacking in historical insight, as many poststruc- turalist theorists and literary critics have suggested. Working in line with such critics as Linda Hutcheon and Timothy Parrish, Cohen explores the his- torical work performed in the novels of Philip Roth, Joan...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 863–870.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in the writings of female authors such as Anne Waldman and of Black Beats such as Ted Joans. Depart- ing from journalistic conventions, “outriders” like Hunter S. Thompson and Kathy Acker embrace a rogue status in their writings. Last, “ethnics” names countertexts—such as those authored by...