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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 199–201.
Published: 01 March 2004
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 June 2003
... State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier. By Susan Kollin. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2001. xviii, 224 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $16.95. Landscape with Figures: Nature and Culture in New England. By Kent C. Ryden...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Imagination, 1850–2000 . By Eric Bulson. New York: Routledge. 2007. xi, 176 pp. $95.00. Postwestern Cultures: Literature, Theory, Space . Ed. Susan Kollin. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2007. xix, 267 pp. Cloth, $35.00; paper, $19.95. Second Arrivals: Landscape and Belonging in...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 436–438.
Published: 01 June 2010
...H. Collin Messer © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 William Faulkner and the Southern Landscape . By Charles S. Aiken. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2009. xiii, 283 pp. $34.95. Global Faulkner . Ed. Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Stephanie LeMenager Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950–1963 . By Kevin Starr. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 564 pp. $34.95. Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature . By John Beck. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2009. 366 pp...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nicolas S. Witschi This Ecstatic Nation: The American Landscape and the Aesthetics of Patriotism . By Ryan Terre . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2011 . xv , 171 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $22.95 . Imagining the Forest: Narratives of Michigan and the Upper...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Kendall Johnson Duke University Press 2002 Kendall ‘‘Dark Spot’’ in the Picturesque: The Aesthetics of Johnson Polygenism and Henry James’s ‘‘A Landscape-Painter’’ Compare [Parisian women] with our own country women occupied in...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2008
... © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age . By Philip Joseph. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xii, 232 pp. $45.00. Critical Regionalism: Connecting Politics and Culture in the American Landscape . By Douglas Reichert...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 641–643.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Virginia Kennedy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Listening to the Land: Native American Literary Responses to the Landscape . By Lee Schweninger. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2008. ii, 242 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $19.95. The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Philip Joseph Duke University Press 2007 The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland . By William Barillas. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2006. xviii, 258 pp. $39.95. Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a Regional Mythology...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tyler Nickl Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 . By Schuyler David . Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press . 2012 . xii , 206 pp. $29.95 . Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition . By Sachs Aaron . New...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Wendy Graham © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America . By Dohra Ahmad. New York: Oxford Univ. Press. 2009. viii, 250 pp. $65.00. America's Experts: Race and the Fictions of Sociology . By Cynthia H. Tolentino. Minneapolis...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 655–656.
Published: 01 September 2001
... American Literature tity. This is an interweaving of transcendent values with colonial settlement expressed in the idiom of sacred landscape’’ (5). Persistent—indeed, obses- sivepreoccupations with the Bible and biblical geography stood at the ideo- logical core of American colonial expansion...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Writing out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture.By Judith Fetterley and Marjorie Pryse. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2003. 422 pp. $44.95. Translating Southwestern Landscapes: The Making of an Anglo Literary Region.By Audrey Goodman. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2002...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... introduced into the literary landscape a complicated view of what readers and writers increasingly saw as a suspect “free” market. Writers such as Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, and John Greenleaf Whittier imagined a world of goods haunted by the touch of enslaved laborers—goods...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 57–81.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mike Chasar In the first three decades of the twentieth century, a new and modern type of African American laughter was increasingly and aggressively sounded in the sonic landscape of the United States. Praised by poet Helene Johnson as an “arrogant and bold” laugh that did not synchronize with the...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... space to multiply indefinitely. The experience of a religious landscape this diverse was unprecedented and had profound effects on how religious belief was experienced. This essay uses Charles Taylor’s explication of “secularity” in A Secular Age (2007) to briefly consider how the experience of...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Cristin Ellis Ellis’s essay reconstructs the history of environmental crisis—the crisis of Southern soil exhaustion—at the heart of the antebellum slavery debates. Through readings of landscape in My Bondage and My Freedom , the essay argues that in the 1850s, Douglass displaces the moral and...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Brian J. Williams This essay argues that forces of globalization have changed how American combatants define their identities within and against a foreign environment. Building on notions that soldiers construct identity by rendering foreign landscapes as Other, this piece considers how familiarity...
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American Literature (1 December 2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David Lawrimore Abstract Scholars of material and print culture have recently challenged the theory of an early American public sphere, arguing that the literary landscape of eighteenth-century America was composed instead of fragmented publics, local networks frequently partisan in nature. This...