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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 June 2013
...D. Berton Emerson Emerson’s essay reassesses representative texts of the popular antebellum tradition known as Old Southwestern Humor—among them Augustus Baldwin Longstreet’s Georgia Scenes (1835), Johnson Jones Hooper’s Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs (1845), and George Washington Harris’s Sut...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 339–366.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Norman W. Jones Duke University Press 2004 Norman W. Coming Out through History’s Hidden Love Jones Letters in Absalom, Absalom! At a Faulkner conference not long ago, a scholar posed the question, ‘‘Why Absalom, Absalom!? Why do we keep return- ing to it...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 725–727.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Suzanne W. Jones Duke University Press 2006 The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements The following collection of position statements seeks to probe the academic possibilities of ‘‘a new Southern studies’’ as an intellectual enterprise that aims to be, as...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Lauren Coats; Laura Jones Book Reviews Risk Culture: Performance and Danger in Early America. By Joseph Fichtelberg. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press. 2010. x, 254 pp. Cloth, $70.00; paper, $28.95. Suffering Childhood in Early America: Violence, Race, and the Making of the Child...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Suzanne W. Jones Book Reviews Our South: Geographical Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature. By Jennifer Rae Greeson. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press. 2010. x, 356 pp. $39.95. One Homogeneous People: Narratives of White Southern Identity, 1890–1920. By Trent Watts. Knoxville: Univ...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 2 Illustration from George B. Cheever’s The Dream; or, The True History of Deacon Giles’ Distillery and Deacon Jones’ Brewery ( 1848 ), originally published in 1835 as Inquire at Amos Giles’ Distillery . Made available by the Princeton University Library, Graphic Arts Collection More
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2001
...John Whalen-Bridge By James T. Jones. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1999. xii,278 pp. $34.95. 2001 Book Reviews 425 that justifies our continuing interest in...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 426–427.
Published: 01 June 2001
... biography, and Jones and like-minded scholars also seek to go beyond the 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 200 of 232 legend of Kerouac. The psychoanalytic framework that Jones establishes for his study is well-suited to discussing Kerouac’s ‘‘spontaneous prose...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2005
...David Bergman By John Timberman Newcomb. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2004. xxix,296 pp. Cloth, $74.95; paper, $22.95; CD, $9.95. By Amelia Jones. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2004. ix, 334 pp. $39.95. 2005 192 American Literature Would Poetry Disappear? American Verse and the Crisis...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jan Cohn By Priscilla L. Walton and Manina Jones. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 1999. 327 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $16.95. 2001 Book Reviews 435...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (3): 661–663.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Linda Wagner-Martin By Delia Caparoso Konzett. New York: Palgrave. 2002. xiv, 202 pp.$55.00. By Sharon L. Jones. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. 2002. ix, 159 pp. $62.95. 2003 Book Reviews 661...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 89–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... entwined with the stories of those around her: Bub, her eight- year-old son; Jones, the superintendent of her tenement apartment building; Min, Jones’s live-in companion; Mrs. Hedges, a tenant and overseer of a ring of local prostitutes; Junto, Hedges’s white business partner and a powerful underworld...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Autobiographical Fiction. By James T. Jones. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 278 pp. $34.95. Jack Kerouac’s Duluoz Legend, a comprehensive study of Kerouac’s fictional...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- culinity in a range of subsequent texts. One thinks, for instance, of Chester Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go (1945), where Bob Jones can afford to eat in fancy downtown hotels but can’t avoid the mistreatment brought on by...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
... home. Barbara Ryan, University of Missouri-Kansas City Detective Agency: Women Rewriting the Hard-Boiled Tradition. By Priscilla L. Walton and Manina Jones. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 658–665.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Understanding Chuck Palahniuk . By Douglas Keesey. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 2016. xii, 138 pp. Cloth, $39.99; e-book, $21.99. In this survey of Jones’s work, Coleman discusses the techniques, themes, and patterns that span his novels and short story collections. This book considers the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 619–621.
Published: 01 September 2020
... literary scholarship? In the spirit of that pivot, this special issue seeks to revise and reimagine the category of poverty itself. It follows recent work that attends to the productive dilemmas of representation that this category highlights. Gavin Jones’s American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 396–398.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for belonging within the nation, he suggests that they imagine belonging beyond the boundaries of the nation and too beyond the horizon of citizenship. Across chapters that treat writings by Carlos Bulosan, Rich- ard Wright, C. L. R. James, and Claudia Jones, Keith demonstrates how each writer...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 841–843.
Published: 01 December 2015
... supremacy. The multiple modes through which African American literature engages sound have given rise, in the last couple of decades, to important critical and theoretical works—by Robert O’Meally, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Fred Moten, Harryette Mullen, Meta DuEwa Jones, Daphne Brooks, Alexander...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 687–689.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... It follows recent work that attends to the productive dilemmas of representation that this category highlights. Gavin Jones’s American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. Literature, 1840–1945 (2007) suggests that poverty has not been more widely represented in literary criticism because the...