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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 June 2002
...C. Leiren Mower Duke University Press 2002 C. Leiren Bodies in Labor: Sole Proprietorship and the Mower Labor of Conduct in The Coquette The human body came under increased scrutiny during the Enlightenment as natural scientists attempted to apply a...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
... that value open access and have operated in opposition to hierarchically controlled content distribution and educational systems. Both analog and digital forms of open-access woman of color pedagogy promote the free circulation of knowledge and call attention to the literary and social labor of...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... present that illustrate the importance of these two figures to a problematic national history and consciousness. Lisa M. Logan, University of Central Florida The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Re- public. By Laura Rigal. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... of California Press. 2009. vii, 210 pp. $24.95. Horace Greeley's “New-York Tribune”: Civil War–Era Socialism and the Crisis of Free Labor. By Adam Tuchinsky. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2010. xv, 312 pp. $59.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Kimberly Lamm © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Emily Dickinson and the Labor of Clothing. By Daneen Wardrop. Durham: Univ. of New Hampshire Press; Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England. 2009. xii, 246 pp. $30.00. Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion. By Katherine Joslin. Durham...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 827–830.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Dean Rader How Did Poetry Survive? The Making of Modern American Verse . By Newcomb John Timberman . Urbana : Univ. of Illinois Press . 2012 . xi, 338 pp . $75.00 . Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry . By Marsh John . Ann...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . 2015 . xi, 208 pp. Cloth , $59.50 ; paper, $24.50 ; e-book, $24.50 . Dreams for Dead Bodies: Blackness, Labor, and the Corpus of American Detective Fiction . By Robinson M. Michelle . Ann Arbor : Univ. of Michigan Press . 2016 . 256 pp. Cloth , $75.00 ; e-book available. Copyright © 2017...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Will Norman Abstract In this article I argue for a new understanding of the term hard-boiled by tracing the relationship between literary style and historical shifts in intellectual labor in the mid-twentieth-century United States. Novels representing the culture industry, such as Raymond...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 753–779.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Martyn Bone Duke University Press 2007 Martyn The (Extended) South of Black Folk: Bone Intraregional and Transnational Migrant Labor in Jonah’s Gourd Vine and Their Eyes Were Watching God Times have changed for Zora...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jodi Melamed Duke University Press 2007 The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor . By Grace Kyungwon Hong. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2006. xxxiv, 190 pp. Cloth, $58.50; paper, $19.50. Incorporations: Race, Nation, and the Body...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Elisabeth Ceppi Duke University Press 2006 Elisabeth Invisible Labor: Ceppi Puritan Servitude and the Demonic Possession of Elizabeth Knapp And who can tell, what ye Servant of the Lord, who was as a Dead man, almost forty years...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., $59.95 . Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation . By Phan Hoang Gia . New York : New York Univ. Press . x , 256 pp. Paper, $26.00 . © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Book Reviews Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England. By Nan...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Xiomara Santamarina Duke University Press 2005 Xiomara Black Hairdresser and Social Critic: Santamarina Eliza Potter and the Labors of Femininity Shortly after John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, two reviewers in Cincinnati newspapers expressed opposite opinions...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
... labor, technologically concretized, finds its demand for justice depicted through the retelling of an industrial disaster. Focusing on technology’s both literal and figural sources of social transmission, Rukeyser’s poem redirects our attention from assured Communist redemption toward more transitional...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 661–688.
Published: 01 December 2013
... labor, and concludes that Hemings’s culinary labor, when considered as techne , can inform discussions of digital labor today. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Amin Shahid . 1995 . Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura, 1922-1992 . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 585–612.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Hughes’s 1930s verse—especially his 1938 pamphlet A New Song —represents, I suggest, a formal response to shifting ideologies of poetic labor, namely, an effort to disentangle poetry from capitalist individualism and align it with proletarian collective labor. I argue that Hughes’s socialist poems...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
... conversations in which men interpreted women’s labor in relation to an increasingly outdated framework for their activities, here termed the patriarchal shelter . This trope presumes that women’s activities ought to take place under conditions found in the preindustrial household and helps to explain why male...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 753–784.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jordan Alexander Stein Abstract This essay establishes how the scholarly labors that brought Edward Taylor’s works to light in the 1930s foreclosed any understanding of them as queer. The absence of a queer critical reception history is this essay’s subject, and to trace that absence, it focuses on...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in such a regionalist, Caribbean American imaginary, specifically Jamaican Creole healer and boarding-house operator Mary Seacole and the Eurasian writer Sui Sin Far. Although from distinct epochs and locations, Seacole and Sui Sin Far—as migrant laboring women of color in the Caribbean American...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 477–507.
Published: 01 September 2016
... nationalism are formulated. Masculinist black nationalist texts use black women’s sounds to enact the subjective rebirths of men, who then abandon black women, thereby erasing their labors in the constitution of black nationalist ideology. However, embedded within these texts are the resonant echoes of black...