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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 430–433.
Published: 01 June 2002
... activity. Bach’s reading of the sonnet sequence makes the case forcefully that Spenser’s language there is much stronger and more violent than conventional tropes such as the-beloved-as-warrior would 404 American Literature demand. Collating the work with colonialist texts, including Spenser’s own...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Haven : Yale Univ. Press . 2013 . xi , 484 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; paper , $25.00 . Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language . By Knickerbocker Scott . Amherst : Univ. of Massachusetts Press . 2012 . x , 203 pp. Cloth , $80.00 ; paper , $26.95 . © 2015...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jake Mattox While Rafael’s concept of “translation” can sometimes seem a bit capaciously applied, thus losing some critical edge, both texts do an excellent job of exploring the ways that everyday practices, uses of language, and scenes of translation are where we might locate and further...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
...). This example illustrates a general limitation of word search in handling texts that refer to their subjects indirectly, as a result of which researchers using automated search methods might inadvertently overlook texts that exist on the margins of the politically charged category of standardized language. Word...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rachel Adams 198 American Literature The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity. By James Berger. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2014. ix, 299 pp. Cloth, $79.00; paper, $26.00. Disability Rhetoric. By Jay Timothy Dolmage. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse Univ. Press...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Crystal Parikh The Fiction of South Asians in North America and the Caribbean: A Critical Study of English-Language Works since 1950. By Mitali P. Wong and Zia Hasan. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. 2004. ix, 142 pp. Paper, $35.00. The Politics of the Visible in Asian North American...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
... , 213 pp. $55.00 . A Harmony of the Spirits: Translation and the Language of Community in Early Pennsylvania . By Erben Patrick M. . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . 2012 . xvi , 335 pp. $45.00 . © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Book Reviews The Rise...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and Mentors in Nineteenth-Century America . By Dowling David . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State Univ. Press . 2012 . 240 pp. $39.95 . Words at Work in “Vanity Fair”: Language Shifts in Crucial Times, 1914-1930 . By Banta Martha . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 2011 . 233 pp. $95.00...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 627–630.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xxiii, 277 pp. $39.95. Gertrude Stein: The Language That Rises, 1923-1934 . By Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern Univ. Press. 2003. xvi, 686 pp. $49.95. Book Reviews Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 427–430.
Published: 01 June 2007
... . By Lisa Cohen Minnick. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xxi, 194 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $22.50. The Language of Caribbean Poetry: Boundaries of Expression . By Lee M. Jenkins. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2004. x, 232 pp. $59.95. Their Right to Speak: Women's Activism...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Frederick Luis Aldama Duke University Press 2007 Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and the Politics of Language Diversity . By Martha J. Cutter. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press. 2003.336 pp. Cloth, $59.95; paper, $22.50. Mulattas...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 624–626.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Robert McRuer © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Signing the Body Poetic: Essays on American Sign Language Literature . Ed. H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Jennifer L. Nelson, and Heidi M. Rose. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2006. xxviii, 264 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Patrick Jagoda © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Reading Network Fiction . By David Ciccoricco. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. x, 244 pp. $39.95. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature . By Rocco Versaci. New York: Continuum. 2007. ix, 237 pp...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 March 2000
... States became more multicultural in actuality. Wertheimer’s study pertinently brings the languages of postcolonial and border theory, as well as Lacanian and Andersonian conceptions of national...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 September 2000
... these key terms are deployed and understood. For Cotton, conversion can occur only through language, but since language operates through signification, not by delivering unmediated essences, language itself must...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 March 2001
... describes Ostrander as a ‘‘deeply patriotic manwhospoke no language but English’’ yet became ‘‘stranded’’ at Canada’s University of Water- loo (xi). Republic of Letters—which took thirteen years to find a publisher—is in many ways an old-fashioned and nostalgic book that mournfully revisits Bel- knap’s...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... By Toby Miller, Nitin Govil, John McMurria, and Richard Max- well. London: British Film Institute. 2001. vi, 279 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $27.95. The Language of New Media. By Lev Manovich. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2001. xxxix...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., $25.95. Class, Language, and American Film Comedy. By Christopher Beach. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. viii, 241 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $19.00. These two studies take essentially literary...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 813–841.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Julie Cary Nerad Duke University Press 2003 Julie Cary Slippery Language and False Dilemmas: Nerad The Passing Novels of Child, Howells, and Harper...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Naomi C. Reed Duke University Press 2004 Naomi C. The Specter of Wall Street: ‘‘Bartleby, the Reed Scrivener’’ and the Language of Commodities Ere introducing the scrivener, as he first appeared to me writes the lawyer in Herman Melville’s ‘‘Bartleby...