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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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 by Duke University Press...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jake Mattox Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation . By Rafael Vicente L. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2016 . xii, 255 pp. Cloth , $89.95 ; paper, $24.95 ; e-book available. Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North...
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American Literature (1 March 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 Narratives. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 447–475.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 search can...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Adam Sonstegard Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890–1940 . By Christoph Lindner . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 228 pp. Cloth, $105.00 ; paper, $30.95 ; e-book available. The Language of Vision: Photography and Southern Literature in...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 September 2000
... showing how 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 March 2001
... and readers’’ (ix). Johannesen revealingly 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 634–635.
Published: 01 September 2001
... passionate search for the origins of language (xiii). Philology and grammar were pursued not as mere academic subjects but as keys to un- lock basic cultural anxieties and hopes. (Anglo-Saxon, for example, was tied to ‘‘free political institutions’’ [148 The great writers of the era, sharing this...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 449–451.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark Rifkin Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England . By Jean M. O'Brien. Minneapolis: Univ. Minnesota Press. 2010. xxvi, 269 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $24.95. Indian Work: Language and Livelihood in Native American History . By Daniel H. Usner Jr. Cambridge: Harvard...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 183–186.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... $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 and Fall of Early American...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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 . Out on Assignment...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephen P. Rice Idle Threats: Men and the Limits of Productivity in Nineteenth-Century America . By Knighton Andrew Lyndon . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 241 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper , $27.00 ; e-book available . Talking Shop: The Language of Craft in an Age of...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . 2012 . “ Responses to Tim Morton: ‘Waking Up inside an Object: The Subject of Ecology.’ ” English Language Notes 50 , no. 1 : 241 – 46 . Zola Émile . 1964 . The Experimental Novel, and Other Essays. New York : Haskell House . Kevin The Language of the Stones: Trumpeter...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2016
... project is the coedited anthology Keywords for Disability Studies (New York Univ. Press, 2015). The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity . By Berger James . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2014 . ix , 299 pp. Cloth, $79.00 ; paper, $26.00 . Disability...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 627–630.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 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, and Writing in the Making...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- 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, 354 pp. Paper, $19.95. The authors...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Albany: SUNY Press. 2002. viii, 344 pp. Cloth, $75.50; paper, $25.95. Class, Language, and American Film Comedy. By Christopher Beach. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2002. viii, 241 pp. Cloth, $55.00...
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American Literature (1 December 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 onceived in...
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American Literature (1 June 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, the...