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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 December 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. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 666–667.
Published: 01 September 2000
... phases and phalansterian degrees of human life reveals an ‘‘essential com- patibility’’ with transcendentalism’s ‘‘universal architecture’’ (74). Francis’s discussion of elevated social philosophies and higher laws suitably takes place...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter 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...
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American Literature (1 June 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 of a...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2001
... complicated welter 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 419.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Paul Baender By Everett Emerson. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. xiii,386 pp. $34.95. 2001 Book Reviews 419 Mark Twain, A Literary Life. By Everett Emerson...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 866–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Kurt Eisen, 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Kwakiutl L. Dreher © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Lost Bodies: Inhabiting the Borders of Life and Death . By Laura E. Tanner. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. xiii, 264 pp. Cloth, $57.50; paper, $19.95. Identifying Marks: Race, Gender, and the Marked Body in...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 653–654.
Published: 01 September 2010
...John Hellmann Writing Vietnam, Writing Life: Caputo, Heinemann, O'Brien, Butler . By Tobey C. Herzog. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2008. xii, 217 pp. $39.95. American Exceptionalism in the Age of Globalization: The Specter of Vietnam . By William V. Spanos. Albany: State Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 857–859.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Andrew Hoberek © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Qualified Hope: A Postmodern Politics of Time . By Mitchum Huehls. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2009. x, 226 pp. $44.95. Life between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S. Culture in the Long Nineties . By Phillip E. Wegner...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Origins of the Constitution. By Eric Slauter. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2009. xii, 373 pp. $40.00. Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing. By Jennifer Greiman. New York: Fordham Univ. Press. 2009. xi, 276 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Interior States: Institutional Consciousness and the Inner Life of Democracy in the Antebellum United States. By Christopher Castiglia. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2008. x, 366 pp. Cloth, $89.95; paper, $24.95. Book Reviews Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Adalaide Morris Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions . By Bernstein Charles . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . 2011 . 282 pp . Beautiful Circuits: Modernism and the Mediated Life . By Goble Mark . New York : Columbia Univ. Press . 2010 . xiii, 374 pp...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 410–411.
Published: 01 June 2002
... implications of travel beyond tourism in the nineteenth century; he claims convincingly that in the works 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to integrate, 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2002) 74 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the popularity 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...