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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael Ziser Under the influence of Calvinist and radical abolitionist John Brown, Ralph Waldo Emerson reconsidered the value of political activism rooted in absolutist and sectarian religious beliefs. Retreating from the earlier declarations of secular and democratic individualism for which he is...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ursula K. Heise © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century . By Neil W. Browne. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xiv, 224 pp. $38.50. Women Writing Nature...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 837–863.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Evan Carton Duke University Press 2002 Evan Crossing Harpers Ferry: Liberal Education and Carton John Brown’s Corpus On the afternoon of his capture at Harpers Ferry, John Brown lay on a bloody pallet in the arsenal paymaster’s office and conducted, for...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 644–645.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Russell Harrison By Catherine J. Kordich. New York: Twayne. 2000. xvii, 155 pp. $32.00. 2001 Reviews Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845.By Jared Gardner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 1998. xvii, 238 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $16.95...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 June 2001
... demonstrates in her richly detailed philosophical study on poetic language, the vitality of new forms and new ways of expressing ourselves. Gary Kerley, Brenau Academy 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 215 of 232 Coyote Kills John Wayne...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 501–526.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Wendy W. Walters This essay juxtaposes two readings of J. M. W. Turner's 1840 painting, Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On : one by British art historian John Ruskin and the other by contemporary Jamaican novelist Michelle Cliff. To examine the racial and national...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 617–620.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Brian M. Reed © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 John Ashbery and You: His Later Books . By John Emil Vincent. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2007. xii, 192 pp. $32.95. Beyond Maximus: The Construction of Public Voice in Black Mountain Poetry . By Anne Day Dewey. Stanford...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Stephanie LeMenager John William De Forest's Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty was written from 1864 to 1867, when Reconstruction still had a chance of changing the face of American reality. It could be called the only U.S. realist novel that reports to us from within this moment...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Joseph Kronick By John Beck. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2001. xii, 202 pp. Cloth, $59.50; paper, $19.95. By Michael Thurston. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. viii, 272 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. 2003 196 American...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 243–271.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-century theories of John Cleves Symmes, who believed the earth was hollow and accessible through openings at the poles. In discussing an early-nineteenth-century hollow-earth theorist and his influence on hollow-earth fictions—beginning with the narrative Symzonia (1820)—the essay considers the unexplored...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 477–504.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Paul Gilmore In this essay, Gilmore argues that examining the largely forgotten early romances of John Neal within a transatlantic framework leads to a reconsideration of our understanding of romanticism in the United States. Focusing on Randolph (1823) and Logan (1822), he draws parallels between...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Eric Solomon Duke University Press 2006 John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, and the Culture of War . By Franny Nudelman. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2004. x, 226 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $19.95. The War Complex: World War in Our Time. By Marianna...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 591–619.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Daniel Punday Duke University Press 2005 Daniel John Barth’s Occasional Writing: Punday The Institutional Construction of Postmodernism in The Friday Book Unlike avant-garde writing in its classic formula- tion, postmodern fiction in the...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brooke Hopkins John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. By David S. Reynolds. New York: Knopf. 2005. x, 578 pp. $35.00. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Timothy Sweet Duke University Press 2007 American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World . By Susan Scott Parrish. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2006. xii, 344 pp. $49.95. John Burroughs and the Place of Nature . By James...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 626–627.
Published: 01 September 2000
... connection, that is, by affiliating with (choosing to act like or resemble) a church or state father—an act of representation ultimately embodied in Puri- tan conversion, which John Cotton terms a ‘‘better birth’’ because it refiliates...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 “Map 1.” John Snow’s ( 1855 ) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Map 1.” John Snow’s (1855) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company of More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 2 Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s ( 1855 ) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 2. Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s (1855) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 2 The figure of the Mystic Fort attack in John Underhill, Good Newes from New England (1638). Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call # Ayer 172.V5 1638. Figure 2. The figure of the Mystic Fort attack in John Underhill, Good Newes from New England (1638). Photo courtesy More
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Catherine A. John By Venetría K. Patton. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press. 2000. xviii, 194 pp. Cloth, $49.50; paper, $16.95. 2000 Book Reviews 873 and Scottish...