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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Judgment: Fictional Treatments of the Southamp- ton Slave Insurrection. By Mary Kemp Davis. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 1999. xiv, 298 pp. $30.00. Toward the end of Nat Turner before the Bar...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 721–750.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Laura H. Korobkin Duke University Press 2000 Laura H. Murder by Madman: Criminal Responsibility, Korobkin Law, and Judgment in Wieland 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 31 of238 At a critical moment in Charles...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 443–469.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the new Republican party: the long-standing American resentment of foreign aristocratic judgment and the growing belief that the slave oligarchy worked its will by overawing Northerners into a sense of inferiority. The novel helped to strengthen the parallel between these two anxieties by representing...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 459–496.
Published: 01 September 2001
... own foundational account of aesthetic judgment also grounds itself on a tenuous invocation of the figure of the Iro- quois, and a reading of this Brown-Kant conjuncture directs us to a foundational intersection of aesthetics and politics. Rather than adju- dicate the question of whether Memoirs...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 525–547.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... The aesthetic, in this way, gestures toward a paradigm of the humanities as a species-wide discipline, planetary in its archives, and planetary in its operating networks. I am not the first to see the aesthetic in this light. Immanuel Kant, in Critique of Judgment and in his political writings, especially...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ayşe Çelikkol Duke University Press 2006 Ays¸e The Morgesons, Aesthetic Predicaments, and Çelikkol the Competitive Logic of the Market Economy To determine the size of an object, Kant notes in Critique of Judgment,werequire‘‘somethingelseasitsmeasure 1...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2002
... a legal decision but the court’s method of deciding. Through these trials, Hurston proposes methods of judgment that apply to her own authorial treatment of characters. Yet her approach to justice is anything but consistent over the course of her career. In the early stages, she often seems...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 820–824.
Published: 01 December 2020
... In Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation , computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum asserts the existence of two distinct modes of human thought: intuition and logic. Intuitive thought is generative in ways that logical thought can never be because intuition holds itself to less rigorous...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2011
...- ing and decision rather than the traditional ideals of place and avoca- tion. Play consisted of accumulating points by moving around a free- form sixty-four square checkerboard, encouraging “a frequent choice of moves involving the exercise of judgment.”3 More than a roll of the dice, character...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 495–523.
Published: 01 September 2004
... qualitatively accurate judgments. Yet this new account of aesthetic value discards the claim to univer- sality that has been central to the development of aesthetics. Precisely in its link to universality, aesthetic judgment has far-reaching politi- cal implications, particularly with respect...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and theoretical paradigms. It was both a public literary genre and an act of aesthetic judgment reserved for the private sphere of conversation or reflection. What Lord Kames (Henry Home) called the art of ‘‘rational criticism’’ im- plied the application of aesthetic theory to cultural traditions...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of moral authority in favor of other concerns, such as influence or aesthetics. Instead, Ryan hopes to put moralism itself at the center of our scholarly discourse. What exactly are we insisting on when we insist that our authors prefigure or reflect our own moral judgments? How might we understand...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 357–368.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and Alex Ross’s Kingdom Come (1996), and Alan Moore, Rob Liefeld, Ian Churchill, and Norm Rapmund’s Judgment Day (1997) against the grain of their mostly rapturous critical reputation. Praised for their experimental qualities and their thematic resonances with postmodernism, especially with respect...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 745–757.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of a tainted community that illness has judged.” In terms of aging, the Social Security Act of 1935 created the over-sixty-five bureaucratic category. 4 In terms of judgment, our current capitalist, neoliberal state, makes this case against older adults: “You do not work, you do not earn, you cost us money...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 791–798.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . New York : Anchor . Butler Octavia E. 1998 . Parable of the Talents . New York : Seven Stories . Butler Octavia E. [1993] 2000 . Parable of the Sower . New York : Grand Central . Cameron James , dir. 1991 . Terminator 2: Judgment Day . Culver City, CA...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 787–813.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and unseen: Ihazardthatthephysicallyandrogynousstatemustcreateanall- but-intolerable loneliness, since we all exist, after all, and crucially, in the eye of the beholder. We all react to and, to whatever extent, become what that eye sees. This judgment begins in the eyes of one’s parents...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 September 2004
... materiality, history, and contingencies of the real that jar and disrupt abstract criteria of judgment. Reflecting on ‘‘the cur- rent aesthetic revival Fredric Jameson expresses this worry, sug- gesting that the collective nature of aesthetic transformation is only its false image. What looks like social...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 537–539.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Patterson. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2021. xxiii, 363 pp. Cloth, $95.00; paper, $29.95; e-book, $24.99. Addressed to a contemporary global moment in which human rights are undervalued and under attack, this book explores the connections among literary expression, moral judgment...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 528–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
... but rather to recover “other fruits of inquiry made possible by a more generous and less judgmental attitude toward the book and its author” (290). Yet, what Jay poses as a minimization of judgment is rather an evaluative reorientation; his posture of ambivalence entails (and indeed requires) a great deal...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2018
... further by investigating the question of aesthetic evaluation. Perrin gives us the aesthetic but shies away from making critical judgments about that aesthetic. For her part, Rabinowitz is unafraid to be evaluative, but her democratic ethos makes every paperback seem equally successful. Roh does make...