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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Adam Gussow By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2003. xii, 471 pp.$45.00. By Tunde Adeleke. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Press. 2003. xxxiii, 274 pp. $42.00. 2004 Book Reviews Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories. By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 497–527.
Published: 01 September 2017
... alongside Rebecca Harding Davis’s tale of tragic artistic labor, “Life in the Iron Mills.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 aesthetic regime romantic authorship genius copyright intellectual labor author compensation Jacques Rancière In his extended and alluring discussions...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... 2004 Book Reviews Emerson’s Life in Science: The Culture of Truth. By Laura Dassow Walls. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2003. viii, 280 pp. $35.00. Understanding Emerson: ‘‘The American Scholar’’ and His Struggle for Self- Reliance. By Kenneth S. Sacks. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 749–775.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Heather Roberts Duke University Press 2004 Heather ‘‘The Public Heart Urban Life and the Roberts Politics of Sympathy in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York In 1841, the renowned novelist and social reformer Lydia Maria Child elected...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 669–698.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Jonathan Auerbach © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Jonathan ‘‘Wonderful Apparatus or Auerbach Life of an American Fireman If indeed ‘‘all media were once new media this is a ‘‘truism’’ exasperatingly difficult to keep in mind.1 It is one thing to recall...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Meg Wesling Duke University Press 2006 Meg The Opacity of Everyday Life: Wesling Segregation and the Iconicity of Uplift in The Street The final passages of Ann Petry’s novel The Street (1946) find Lutie Johnson on a train from Harlem...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Vincent Fitzpatrick The Last Titan: A Life of Theodore Dreiser. By Jerome Loving. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press. 2005. xiii, 480 pp. $34.95. 2006 Book Reviews John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Tennessee Technical University America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre.By Kristie Hamilton. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xiii, 190 pp. $29.95. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth- Century America. By Mary Louise Kete...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Susan Scheckel Duke University Press 2002 Susan Home on the Train: Race and Mobility in Scheckel The Life and Adventures of Nat Love [I]t would be terrible not to be able to suppose that you are as yet but an instalment, a current number...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of these writers, travel gains the ‘‘capacity to compel personal self-definition which ‘‘leads to cultural self-awareness, a reevaluation of what in American life may be worthy and what reprehensible’’ (9). This focus on the double movement of the travel narrative, ‘‘forward past domestic boundaries...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., through transculturation, that Christianity into Algonquin life. Eliot thus provides a means for Native self-expression even as he attempts to control every aspect of that expression’’ (25). Countering Mayhew’s simplis- tic understanding of the conversion experiences of the Native Americans he...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the ‘‘self-elegy’’ (102), that is, the poem anticipating and wel- coming death at different, even early, stages of a poet’s life. These ‘‘homilies of salvific hope like Puritan autobiographies and biographies, underscore the belief that t]he highest use to which a life could be put was an aid to others...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... James Nagel. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2001. xi, 297 pp. $49.95. Stages of Life: Transcultural Performance and Identity in U.S. Latina Theater.By Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach. Tucson: Univ...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 666–667.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the ways Fourier’s (and his American popularizer, Albert Brisbane’s) extensive blueprint for harmonious unity and correspondential relatedness in all serial phases and phalansterian degrees of human life reveals an ‘‘essential com...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the federalist mythology...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the federalist mythology...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the federalist mythology...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer Rae Greeson Duke University Press 2001 Jennifer Rae The ‘‘Mysteries and Miseries’’ of North Carolina: Greeson New York City, Urban Gothic Fiction, and Incidents in the Life...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of detail concerning the urban artisans that participated but also positions the metaphors that shaped the event, such as a raising of a federalist roof. The following chapter, on the ‘‘Life’’ and ‘‘Steamboat History’’ of Connecticut native John Fitch, suggests how partial the federalist mythology...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figures 1, 2, and 3. Elizabeth Walker’s copy of The Wonderful Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe . Images courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society More