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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
...AnaMaria Seglie Antarctica in Fiction: Imaginative Narratives of the Far South . By Leane Elizabeth . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge Univ. Press . 2012 . xi , 250 pp. Cloth , $104.99 ; paper , $29.99 ; e-book , $84.00 . Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of US...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., Los Angeles DOI 10.1215/00029831-2886271 Antarctica in Fiction: Imaginative Narratives of the Far South. By Elizabeth Leane. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2012. xi, 250 pp. Cloth, $104.99; paper, $29.99; e-book, $84.00. Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of US...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 June 2003
... astute revisionist readings of Boyle’s Death of a Man, Porter’s ‘‘The Lean- ing Tower and Stafford’s ‘‘A Winter’s Tale Informed by feminist scholar- ship, Austenfeld situates these women writers in a modernist U.S. context...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... are not equal to our white friends in many ways Delany infamously pronounced in 1868. ‘‘Not equal in general intelligence Adeleke reads this ‘‘Second Integrationist Phase’’ of Delany’s political transformation as a reemergence of the moral suasionist leanings that typified his ‘‘First Inte...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of John Brown en route to his execution speaks to the route that Pelletier takes as he makes it clear that he understands John Brown to be the “fulfillment of apocalyptic sentimentalism” (166). In the painting, John Brown leans over to kiss the baby that has been lifted by its mother along the steps...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Frey’s A Million Little Pieces (2003) to Tucker Max’s I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2006) to Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home (2006) to Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In (2013)—in order to understand how they reflect a host of post-9/11 fears and aspirations. As Brown puts it, “American memoir is a technology...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 423–425.
Published: 01 June 2019
... textual woods, though the invitation to wander around in the book’s “provisional collage” encourages a readerly meandering that perhaps feels like reading Thoreau. I conclude by returning to the opening frame—pausing before woods—and state my admiration for scholarship that leans into the richness...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2019
... how alternative black presses of the 1930s advanced “Marxist-inspired critiques of capitalism, colonialism, and racial exploitation” (10). Chapter 5 investigates how Cold War politics of the 1940s and 1950s hindered the proliferation of left-leaning journalism. Chapter 6 documents how alternative...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2019
... development. Wagner’s book The Tar Baby: A Global History offers us an alternative model for how to structure a study of this type. It is equally staggering in the sheer amount of research it contains but is perhaps most impressive for its lean architectural form. The epilogue ends at page 124, and the...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 June 2020
... “popular” (110) appeal? (Carl Sandburg, no “avant garde” (24) modernist, pulled this off, but he’s not mentioned.) Or advocate for a less predatory “managed capitalism” (111)—Blackmur’s leaning—that values poet-critics as vital for the “public good” (125)? Poet-critics engagé like Muriel Rukeyser...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 445–447.
Published: 01 June 2003
... is at the heart of his book. And indeed, he gives refreshing and astute revisionist readings of Boyle’s Death of a Man, Porter’s ‘‘The Lean- ing Tower and Stafford’s ‘‘A Winter’s Tale Informed by feminist scholar...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 June 2003
... vigorous of African Tseng 2003.4.24 08:08 464 American Literature American musical leanings into the triumvirate of Spirituals (including gos- pel), Blues, and Jazz, each of these categories handily...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
... by the biblical story of Joseph who stored surplus crops from bumper years to provide for the lean years ahead. Another minister intoned that o]ne of the qualifications for office of all future secretaries of agricul...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and freedom. The book’s first half foregrounds a critique of European-centered biopolitical theory. Weheliye leans heavily on Hortense Spillers and Sylvia Wynter to articulate correctives to Giorgio Agamben’s theorization of bare life and Michel Foucault’s concept of biopolitical racism. He criticizes...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
...- nizing Australasia’s impact on American literary culture, but also how this geopolitical frame illuminates the diversity of American literature’s under­ lying global consciousness. Although at times overwhelming in the breadth of their discursive land- scapes, both Leane’s and Giles’s works...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Mediascapes pushes the boundaries of this work further by leaning on Latin American stud- ies, which has “embraced indigenous communication practices,” and hemi- spheric studies, broadly conceived, to “put indigenous systems and intercultural colonial communications episodes into the same critical...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2014
... new books lean to one side or the other (Abra- vanel to the British, White to the American), but there is no doubt that both books advance modernist studies considerably toward a working concept of transatlanticism that is both rigorous and revealing. As Abravanel herself argues in the...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
... slavery has led some scholars to assert that Kennedy is proslavery, and others to claim him as a Northern-leaning industrialist. This novel’s failure to deal with the problem of slavery illuminates the Whig party’s similar failure. Whereas past scholars tended to separate Kennedy’s political work from his...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
... up to the students themselves. What does it take for traditionally underserved students to succeed? It requires at least two things: an extraordinary effort on their part and the mitigation of structures and systems that would predetermine the limits of their success. On which of these to lean is the...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 725–751.
Published: 01 December 2007
... neighbors and in turn leaving herself vulnerable to the voyeur- ism of others. (She is at one point seen “leaning in her thin dressing- gown from the open window” [“MMV,” 10 The story deems this exchange between strangers not only morally commendable but also fundamentally necessary...