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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Jack Kerouac’s Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an Autobiographical Fiction. By James T. Jones. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 1999. xii, 278 pp. $34.95. Jack Kerouac’s Duluoz Legend, a...
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American Literature (1 June 2007) 79 (2): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Marissa López Duke University Press 2007 Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . By María DeGuzmán. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. xxxiii, 372 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $25.00. The Twentieth-Century Spanish American...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the poetry, wherein we can contemplate more keenly the resilience of imagination on the other side of loss. James Applewhite, Duke University Jack Kerouac’s Duluoz Legend: The Mythic Form of an...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2001
... AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 211 of 232 Life of a Slave Girl; Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior and Hisaye Yamamoto’s ‘‘The Legend of Miss Sasagawara and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller and Adrienne Kennedy’s People Who Led to My...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a stunning array of source material, these books ask how contemporary legends simultaneously feed off and into the major bases of social division that structure U.S. society. Ingebretsen focuses pri...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 418.
Published: 01 June 2001
... legends surrounding Poe’s demise. The most persistent of these is ‘‘that Poe was captured by an electioneering band [in Baltimore], ‘cooped’ [imprisoned inacellar],drugged,draggedtothepolls,andafterhavingvotedthe 6363 AMERICAN...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a stunning array of source material, these books ask how contemporary legends simultaneously feed off and into the major bases of social division that structure U.S. society. Ingebretsen focuses pri...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 426–427.
Published: 01 June 2001
... biography, and Jones and like-minded scholars also seek to go beyond the 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 200 of 232 legend of Kerouac. The psychoanalytic framework that Jones establishes for his study is well-suited to discussing Kerouac’s ‘‘spontaneous prose...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the striking tale, from Quigley’s The Prophet of the Ruined Abbey (1885), a ferociously nationalist faux-legend, to Maureen Howard’s dazzling 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 208 of 232 Natural History (1992). Yet he reserves most respect for realist...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 June 2001
... (1885), a ferociously nationalist faux-legend, to Maureen Howard’s dazzling 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 208 of 232 Natural History (1992). Yet he reserves most respect for realist immigrant accounts. Fanning wears his...
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American Literature (1 September 2003) 75 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2003
... narrative genres, combined so as to reorder our understanding of good and evil; I then move to the Pocahontas legend to discuss the impor- tant role of Indians in fictionally triangulating European relationships; and I...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 892–895.
Published: 01 December 2003
... American Quilt to legends and storytelling in Zitkala Ša’s Ameri- can Indian Stories,aswellasChesnutt’sThe Conjure Woman. Each chapter joins literature from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to suggest how...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 420–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
... offering a particular vision of what schooling did, could, or should look like” (4). Speicher’s large and varied archive of 125 texts includes a few better-known works, such as “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (1820) and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), but it mainly comprises an array of heretofore...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... during the Civil War. Tubman’s already legend- ary role as an antebellum Moses was supplanted in 1863 by her audacious (if informal) co-generalship in the Combahee River Raid, a foray that lib- erated hundreds of slaves and assured Tubman’s reputation as a feminist exemplar in Garrisonian antislavery...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 899–907.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley. Ed. Katharine B. Judson. DeKalb: Northern Illinois Univ. Press. 2000. 204 pp. Cloth, $38.00; paper, 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 210 of238 $18.00. First...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
... begins by charting the early cultural mythologies of Antarctica before examining the ways the continent has inspired gothic fanta- sies and heroic legends as well as unique understandings of literary produc- tion, travel, and time. By examining exploration narratives alongside the works of poets...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
... case a race defined by a “bold and hardy” pioneering spirit that makes for an appeal- ing, if false, legend; and in Mudgett’s work, quoting Melville’s Billy Budd (1924), a “juvenile race” (xxvii) patronized and ignored by elites. In both cases mariners also appear as a race apart, suffering more...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 607–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... false, legend; and in Mudgett’s work, quoting Melville’s Billy Budd (1924), a “juvenile race” (xxvii) patronized and ignored by elites. In both cases mariners also appear as a race apart, suffering more discrimination and earn- ing less legal protection than other American laborers—even, Mudgett...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 December 2017
... tactic of sending unauthorized reprints to court US authors in the 1840s and 1850s. 7 However, other publishers tried the same tactic with Longfellow. In September 1851, having heard that Longfellow was preparing The Golden Legend , George Routledge and Company wrote to him, offering £20 for advanced...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 September 2001
... placed in parallel contrast to the early demise of the Wild West’s outlaw Billy the Kid. Momaday uses the legend of Billy the Kid to castintoreliefthehistoryoftheKiowa’sorigininthewildernessand their declension from it; in his personal retracing of that migration, he hopes to reverse American...