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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Bryce Traister Bryce Libertinism and Authorship in America’s Early Traister Republic 5995 AL 72:1 / sheet 5 of 246 Late in the first book of Tabitha Tenney’s Female...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 427–429.
Published: 01 June 2003
... libertinism. If the first half of the volume addresses cooptation and collabora- tion in black Atlantic writing, the essays in this section find subversion almost as a matter of principle. Robert Desrochers Jr. reads vernacular language...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-1850s, an influx of this new breed of young men looking to capitalize on growing economic opportunities dramati- cally changed the demographics of New York and other northeastern cities.15 Often depicted as predatory rakes or libertines, these men were almost always single, sexually promiscuous, and...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 June 2006
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 707–738.
Published: 01 December 2008
... are neither restrained by chill- ing domestic prudery nor urged by the sultry prurience of libertin- ism. Rather, Harrington and Pierre revere their sisters and mothers by lusting after them. The resulting violence to genre stability signals a move toward a kind of writing that is too mutable to...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 181–191.
Published: 01 March 2009
... libertine and a deemphasis on the internal sensibility and character of the heroine, a preference that he links to the diasporic audience’s heightened anxiety about the basis of community and kinship regulations. With its methodological rigor, Tennenhouse’s book is a welcome addition to...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 245–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Press . Taylor Christopher . 2011 . “ The Limbs of Empire: Ahab, Santa Anna, and Moby-Dick .” American Literature 83 , no. 1 : 29 – 57 . Tennenhouse Leonard . 1999 . “ Libertine America .” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 11 , no. 3 : 1 – 28...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 497–524.
Published: 01 September 2001
... libertine, the slave. In Kennedy’s telling, Whitman’s inclusion of ‘‘many long dumb’’ and ‘‘forbidden voices’’ marked him as a prophet who, unlike Higginson, ‘‘was not so childish in his philosophy as the milk-and-water Boston Unitarians who print their Sunday-school God...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2018
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and Wallace Thurman. What most characterized their critiques of black political writing and its descriptions of African Americans nobly striving under adverse conditions was their contrarian interest in libertine black sexuality. As Hughes ( 1994 , 95) writes in “The Negro Artist and the Racial...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 785–813.
Published: 01 December 2018
... parents and witnesses . . . [insisting] ad nauseam on their truth and reliability,” as Daston and Park ( 1998 , 191) describe. Winthrop’s account of Dyer’s stillbirth in A Short Story of the Rise, reign, and ruine of the Antinomians, Familists and Libertines , which first appeared in 1644, two years into...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 695–721.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Sterne Laurence . ( 1768 ) 2001. A Sentimental Journey though France and Italy by Mr. Yorick . New York : Penguin Classics . Tennenhouse Leonard . 1999 . “ Libertine America .” Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 11 , no. 3 : 1 – 28 . Tenney Tabitha Gilman...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 739–767.
Published: 01 December 2008
... object of criticism. I have always been from my very incapacity of methodical writing a chartered libertine free to worship & free to rail lucky when I was understood but never esteemed near enough to the institutions & mind of society to deserve the notice of the masters of literature & religion...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... them) as inhuman” (see Washington 2006, 58). To those who were insensible, one could permit oneself to be cruel. In this respect, insensibility-as-disability circles round to another form of insensibility, the unfeeling cruelty of rakes and libertines who were “‘hard,’ ‘hardened,’ ‘hard-hearted...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 March 2002
... bachelor’s sexual agency—whether of monastic or libertine persuasion—disqualified him as a man, and whether a bachelor chose the life of (presumptive) celibacy or had his bachelorhood conferred upon him by the trials of failed courtship, he passed through the world as incomplete, as an example of...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 691–719.
Published: 01 December 2019
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2009
... potentially libertine) possessive individualism: it articu- lates distributed modes of reading, writing, and being that resist assimilation into the interlocking conceptual frameworks of Lockean liberalism and exceptionalism. The emulative poetics of femininity in the postrevolutionary...