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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... until the third of her four chapters. There Wyss explores a travel journal and a tribal history written by Hendrick Aupmaumut, who served as ‘‘an emissary for the newly formed American government and as a Native Christian Sachem of the uprooted Mahican people’’ (105). In his alter- nating, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Franny Nudelman Nudelman’s essay examines Mary McCarthy’s Vietnam journalism in light of the challenge that modern warfare posed to realist method, and the experiments in narrative journalism that resulted. In the aftermath of Hiroshima, McCarthy feared that realism could not describe social...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Collected Writings of Walt Whitman: The Journalism, Volume II: 1846–1848. Ed. Herbert Bergman, Douglas Noverr, and Edward Recchia. New York: Peter Lang. 2003. xxviii, 501 pp. $59.95. Walt Whitman warned against reading Leaves of Grass ‘‘without first carefully tallying the preparatory background...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 193–194.
Published: 01 March 2000
... deemed important more for their existence than for their work. Bassard looks at the work, providinghistorically grounded discussions of their poetry, essays, spiritual narratives, and journals. In a...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Michael Devine In the first two decades of the twentieth century, American artists connected to the journal the Seven Arts sought to transform the cinema into an indigenous art free from European influence. Precisely because the cinema was “an art that won't behave,” as the journal's first essay on...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 715–741.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Toni Wall Jaudon In a recent journal issue, Jordan Alexander Stein and Justine Murison observe that work on non-Protestant religions has the potential to upend conventional accounts of religion’s place in British America. Taking up that challenge, Jaudon’s essay discusses Revolutionary-era literary...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
... emphasizes reception rather than authorial intention to show how the militant abolitionist James Redpath and his journal, the Anglo-African , aligned Jacobs’s book with the legacy of Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry. While Garrisonian pacifists like Child emphasized the moral influence of Jacobs’s testimony...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... focus on critical responses that are most readable by twenty-first-century standards (lengthy, signed reviews by readily identifiable critics in prestigious journals), paradoxically the less authoritative liminal critical forms (unsigned, unoriginal criticism circulated as reprinted reviews) displayed...
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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christopher P. Wilson Wilson's essay examines The Great Gatsby 's depiction, displacement, and appropriation of the urban tabloid journalism of its day. By offering a direct look at the rhetorical forms and visual cues of the tabloids surrounding F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel—and in particular the...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national features. The essays considers Stein and Beach alongside a stateside American modernist, journal editor Margaret Anderson (whose memoir My Thirty Years' War [1930] is engaged with the business of modernism but does not nationalize commercial values) to establish that these expatriate modernists...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
... figured the leg as a symbol of the regenerative and reembodying benefits that territorial imperialism offered to Jacksonian working classes. Melville's journalism on Barnum's exhibit evinces a deep anxiety about the enthusiasm of Barnum's working-class audience for the prosthesis of empire, scrutinizing...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
... literary transcendentalism generally in the wake of our recent critical turn toward “surface reading.” Stephen Best and Sharon Marcus write on the one hand in the journal Representations of the weakening hold that “symptomatic reading” now has on critics who, from the 1970s forward, have accepted the...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... health care activists, including C. V. Roman, founding member of the National Medical Association (1895) and the first editor of the Journal of the National Medical Association , E. Elliott Rawlins, health columnist for the Amsterdam News , and Mary Fitzbutler Waring, chair of the Committee for Health...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 269–300.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and embodiedness to the gothic gloom of war and surveillance, finding its end in a subgenre of regressive telegraphic romances. Discussing short journal pieces from periodicals such as the Atlantic Monthly and Harper’s as well as more canonical texts (from Walt Whitman to Emily Dickinson), “Tapping...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Monica Hanna Abstract Some of the most compelling and widely consumed US Latin@ literature being produced at the turn of the twenty-first century is literary journalism in the form of the chronicle, a transnational and transhistorical genre that draws on US and Latin American literary traditions...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1 The heading for Beatrice Fairfax’s pioneering column. ( The New York Evening Journal , July 20, 1898.) Figure 1 The heading for Beatrice Fairfax’s pioneering column. (The New York Evening Journal, July 20, 1898.) More
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 6 Frontispiece illustration in Frederick E. Forbes ( 1851 ), Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence at His Capital, in the Year 1849 and 1850 Figure 6 Frontispiece illustration in Frederick E. Forbes (1851), Dahomey and the More
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 223.
Published: 01 March 2009
... be found in current issues of the journal and in the daily operations of the AL office. To authors and colleagues, she brought a gracious manner, formidable erudition, and an unerring ear for language. Tasks of whatever size received her crisp, unwavering efficiency. Every issue of American...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 235.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Donahue, SUNY Potsdam. We are pleased to announce that “Queer about Comics” (90:2, June 2018), edited by Darieck Scott and Ramzi Fawaz, is one of two winners of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals award for the best special issue of 2018. ...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 December 2001
... www.newberry.org. To receive materials by mail, write to Com- mittee on Awards, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610–3380. Ques- tions about the fellowships program may be directed to research@newberry. org or (312) 255–3666. Call for Papers: Special Issue of the Journal of Language and Learning...